Sophal Ear

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Sophal Ear, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Diplomacy & World Affairs at Occidental College. He is the author of Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy and co-author of The Hungry Dragon: How China's Resource Quest Is Reshaping the World. He is a TED Fellow, with a TED Talk viewed more than half a million times, and the license-holder for TEDxOccidentalCollege.

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2018/07/05 | Sophal Ear

OPINION: Weighing the Costs of Cambodia's Rental to China

Chinese companies are taking out swathes of Cambodia on 99-year leases, largely to the exclusion of average Cambodians.