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Sam Rainsy: Why I have decided to return to Cambodia

Sam Rainsy: Why I have decided to return to Cambodia

On 7 September, Sam Rainsy, co-founder and acting president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, Honorary president of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty and Honorary Member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” issued the following statement from Paris, where he lives in self-imposed exile. Exile has long been part of my life; even though

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Invisible hammer hanging over British people’s head

Invisible hammer hanging over British people’s head

Operation Yellowhammer aims to mitigate the disruptive effects of Brexit within the UK, and should last about three months. It was developed by the Civil Contingencies Secretariat (CCS), a department of the Cabinet Office responsible for emergency planning. To better prepare the British public for the eventuality of a no deal exit, the publication of document excerpts was expected on

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Xi’s Hong Kong Options – and Ours

Xi’s Hong Kong Options – and Ours

On 7 August Yang Jianli and Aaron Rhode published an article on “The American Interest” explaining why Hong Kong can show Xi Jinping that repressing freedom is a no-win proposition. On August 5, a day of unprecedented strikes and demonstrations, thousands of mostly young Hong Kongers gathered around the offices of the Legislative Council, near Admiralty station on Hong Kong

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A Special Relationship and a Special Responsibility to Stop Iranian Aggression Together

A Special Relationship and a Special Responsibility to Stop Iranian Aggression Together

United Against Nuclear Iran published several recommendations for a joint U.S.-U.K. Iran Strategy. As Boris Johnson takes over as prime minister of the United Kingdom and Dominic Raab begins his tenure as foreign secretary, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) is releasing a strategy paper recommending ways the U.K. and the U.S. can work together to combat the Islamic Republic’s hegemonic

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China’s Cambodian Invasion

China’s Cambodian Invasion

It has long been feared that Cambodia’s growing dependence on China – its largest aid donor, investor, and creditor – would lead to a Chinese military presence in the country. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, those fears are now coming true. Like a gambler reliant on a loan shark, Cambodia has, in recent years, racked up massive,

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UANI Statement on Temporary Oil Waivers Given to Countries Operating In Iran

UANI Statement on Temporary Oil Waivers Given to Countries Operating In Iran

United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) Chairman Senator Joseph I. Lieberman and CEO Ambassador Mark D. Wallace released the following statement today after it was announced which eight countries (China, India, Italy, Greece, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Turkey) would be receiving temporary oil sanctions waivers in Iran: The civil nuclear cooperation waivers under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)

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China’s grip on Cambodia creates double danger

China’s grip on Cambodia creates double danger

French version below In the name of the millions of Cambodians who support the position of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in favour of a free, democratic, neutral and pacific Cambodia, I firmly condemn the announcement by the illegal and dictatorial Prime Minister Hun Sen on Cambodia’s purchase of “tens of thousands of extra weapons” from China for $40

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