When a handful of U.S. lawmakers gathered in Washington on Tuesday to talk of cutting America’s aid to Cambodia after this month’s national election should it prove not to be “credible and competitive,” they were right to wonder what good it would do. Of the more than $1 billion in aid the international community showers on Cambodia every year, less than $80 million comes from the U.S. Of that, lawmakers are thinking of cutting only the small fraction that goes straight to the Cambodian government and its military. –News Analysis A country report from the Congressional
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