Hun Sen: Cambodia's shape-shifting strongman leader

Hun Sen: Cambodia's shape-shifting strongman leaderCambodian leader Hun Sen has outlasted the murderous Khmer Rouge, sidelined the monarchy and crushed his opponents in a 33-year rule defined by patronage, political agility and repression and set to be prolonged by Sunday’s election. Hun Sen is part of a small coterie of world leaders to hold power for three decades, adapting to the shifting political landscape in the poor Southeast Asian country since the Cold War. In his final campaign speech days before the poll, Hun Sen was in typically bombastic form, bragging about the legal action to “eliminate traitors who attempted to topple the government”.


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Shifting views on marijuana highlight just how differently people of color are impacted by drug laws

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