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    Hun Sen Says Change Is a Dangerous Game

    You may have to flee your homes. That was the latest pre-election warning message from Prime Minister Hun Sen to the people of Banteay Meanchey province on Friday, where he once again raised the specter of a near-apocalyptic scenario should he not be re-elected on July 28. Continuing his slew of public speeches peppered with warnings of civil war and near societal collapse should his long-ruling CPP be defeated in the election, Mr. Hun Sen had a simpler yet no less ominous message for the public: “Change is not a game.” “Voting for the CPP means you are
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    A really good op-ed I read while there was documenting how the CPP leadership, who have such a firm grip on power there it is hard to really see it as anything democratic.. Are now grooming their kids for a hereditary kind of power transfer..

    Cambo has had some good years of development, but the cronyism is insane.

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    “Change is not a game,” Mr. Hun Sen said. “After changing Lon Nol to the Pol Pot regime, the genocide occurred,” he said.

    You have to wonder what the implications of changing the government there might be. Hun Sen and the cronies would have a lot to lose I guess.

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