EDITORIAL: History casts a dark shadow on Cambodia’s family dynasty

Many dictators have come to a miserable end by concentrating power in the hands of just one leader or their kin and thereby undermining national governance.

This is a lesson taught repeatedly by history, and we must learn from it.

In the Cambodian Senate election of Feb. 25, the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) secured its virtual single-party rule by winning 55 seats out of a total of 58 that were contested. That in itself was no surprise.

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