US lobbyist registers as foreign agent for increasingly authoritarian Cambodian government

Perhaps looking for “a holiday in Cambodia,” to quote the punk band Dead Kennedys, a revolving door lobbyist with a lengthy history working for prominent Republicans recently inked a deal with the South Asian country’s controversial government.

Brian Wild, policy director at lobbying powerhouse Brownstein Hyatt recently registered as a foreign agent to represent the government of Cambodia, according to a FARA filing accessed using OpenSecrets’ Foreign Lobby Watch tool.

The registration document offers a vague description of his work for the controversial country, describing his mission to “provide government relations services and strategic counsel on matters before the U.S. Government.”

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