Cambodia’s two major newspapers have recently run opinion pieces on the Thai-Cambodian dispute by two experts on Cambodia. In a letter to The Cambodia Daily, Prince Sisowath Thomico, who currently serves as an advisor to the Cabinet of King Norom Sihamoni, concluded that: Asean is really willing to help broker a peaceful settlement to the...
Cambodian blogger and author Sambath Meas wrote a letter to Ban Ki-Moon, secretary-general of the United Naitons, that: “This [Cambodia-Thailand] war will not benefit anyone but the fat cats in Cambodia and Thailand. They live comfortably in the air-conditioned mansions and drive their Lexus or Range Rover while they send poor and defenseless Khmers to...
People’s perspectives War only fulfils the purposes of a few, but makes life miserable for countless others. #Thailand #Cambodia kritsz Wishing for a peaceful and quick resolution to the border dispute between #Cambodia and #Thailand near #PreahVihear temple. shintamani Is going to bed praying for #Cambodia, #Tunisia and #Egypt, may God hold you close and...
U.S. starts war games near Thai-Cambodian clash, writes Richard S. Ehrlich of The Washington Times. Thousands of U.S. troops began military exercises with Bangkok’s military on Monday, while a bloody, four-day artillery duel between Thailand and Cambodia flared on their border and a decades-long Muslim insurgency smoldered out of control in the south. Cobra Gold,...
The now annual Cambodia-Thai border clash has once again gained its highlight in global media outlets. While a lot has been written and reported on the recent fighting at the Cambodia-Thai border, I keep observing reactions and comments on both Facebook and Twitter to try to understand more of people’s perspectives, particularly those in Cambodia....
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