Myanmar is the Latest Destination for Fast Fashion Producers

May 29, 2015

As Myanmar opens up after decades of isolation, cheap labor is drawing a rush of garment manufacturers to the former pariah state.  Just five years ago, Myanmar was isolated from the rest of the world. Considered a pariah state, the...

From Pol Pot to ISIS: “Anything That Flies on Everything That Moves”

October 10, 2014

Western policies vis-à-vis Cambodia, Iraq and now Syria only help strengthen the extremist cause. In transmitting President Richard Nixon’s orders for a “massive” bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said: “Anything that flies on everything that moves.” As Barack Obama...

John Pilger: “What the US Did to Cambodia was an Epic Crime”

September 29, 2014

In Cambodia, the US unleashed an unprecedented aerial savagery on defenseless people. Since his early days as a correspondent covering the wars in Southeast Asia in the 1960s and 1970s, documentary filmmaker and journalist John Pilger has been an ardent critic of Western foreign policy....

John Pilger: The Silent Death of Cambodia

August 07, 2014

In this film, John Pilger presents “Cambodia Year Zero.” At the international court convened in Cambodia, two former Khmer Rouge leaders, Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, have been finally convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity — the genocide that killed up to...

Mekong Countries at Odds Over Mega-Dams

February 05, 2013

Governments are struggling to decide whether the Mekong River should continue to feed 60 million people or become a source of hydroelectric power. What started as a debate about a hydroelectric dam has become a high profile dispute over the future of food security in the Mekong region. The...