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Title: Cambodia's bumpy development road : implications for US interests 
Author: Jameson, Donald
Date: 2011-03-15
Publisher: Washington, D.C.: East-West Center in Washington
Abstract: When US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Cambodia in late 2010, she told senior Cambodian government officials "this does not look like the country I have been reading about in the press." Most first-time visitors to Phnom Penh would likely react similarly. The city hosts a vibrant society, with traffic-clogged streets, a proliferation of stylish restaurants and boutiques, and buildings under construction everywhere, many of them high-rise apartments and office blocks. If the visitor were to venture outside the capital, large-scale investment in infrastructure, especially roads and bridges, with construction underway on additional projects are what greet the eye. Donald Jameson discusses Cambodia's current economic development and the implications this has for US interests in the region.
Series/Report No.: Asia Pacific bulletin ; no.100
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Pages/Duration: 2 p.

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  • Asia Pacific Bulletin [239]
    The Asia Pacific Bulletin (APB), produced by the East-West Center in Washington, publishes summaries of Congressional Study Groups, conferences, seminars, and visitor roundtables, as well as short articles and opinion pieces. APB summaries are always two pages or less, designed for the busy professional or policymaker to capture the essence of dialogue and debate on issues of concern in US-Asia relations.


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