In The News


U.S. State Department, Freedom House, et al. (4/30/2020): Consulted to provide expertise on "patterns of autocracy" in Cambodia

El Mercurio (Chilean newspaper) (4/26/2020): Chinese diplomacy shows its teeth (in Spanish) 

Voice of America Khmer (12/13/2019): Analyst: Hun Sen can overcome Western pressure with China backing (in Khmer) 

Public Radio International (7/24/2019): The World: Agent Orange (borrowed audio from interviews my The Atlantic story)

ABC News (1/12/2019): Cambodian refugees deported back to nation 40 years after genocide (TV appearance)

Newsy (12/14/2018): Trump administration looks to deport Vietnamese refugees (TV appearance) (video available upon request)

Scholarly and Political Coverage

Foundation for East [South China] Sea Studies (5/29/2020): International perspectives (in Vietnamese)

Heritage Foundation (5/5/2020): NATO's role in pandemic response

China Heritage (5/3/2020): Wolves everywhere under heaven –– China's covid-19 global diplomacy

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (Congressional body) (5/1/2020): China's engagement with Africa

Congressional Research Service (4/30/2020): COVID-19: potential implications for international security environment

Foundation for East [South China] Sea Studies (3/17/2020): Potential U.S.-ASEAN relations (in Vietnamese)

Atlantic Council (1/2020): Democracy under siege: advancing cooperation and common values in the Indo-Pacific

Atlantische Commissie (10/3/2019): Do the Chinese get Hun Sen? (in Dutch)

Asian American Law Journal (9/30/2019): California divided: the restrictions and vulnerabilities in implementing SB 54

Heritage Foundation (7/30/2019): Testimony on human rights in Cambodia to the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Marshall Project (4/17/2019): Vietnam War: a curated collection of links

Congressional Research Service (1/28/2019): Cambodia: background and U.S. relations

The Democratic Party (1/16/2019): ICYMI: The Atlantic: Cambodian deportees return to a ‘home’ they’ve never known

U.S. Senate (12/21/2018): Letter to the Department of Homeland Security re Southeast Asian deportations

U.S. House of Representatives (12/19/2018): Letter to Department of Homeland Security re Southeast Asian deportations

Former Secretary of State John Kerry (12/13/2018): Tweeted my Atlantic story on the deportation of Vietnam War refugees

Democratic Party (12/13/2018): ICYMI: The Atlantic: Trump moves to deport Vietnam War refugees

Media Coverage

Real Clear Defense (5/28/2020): Another pearl in China's string?

Politico Europe (5/22/2020): POLITICO Brussels Playbook: Trump pulls out — Beach or mountain? — China spotlight

China Digital Times (4/29/2020): Beijing's aggressive COVID-19 diplomacy tarnishes its global credibility

The Week (British magazine) (4/25/2020): The corona wars (in print)

New Talk (Taiwanese outlet) (4/23/2020): 不幫忙只卸責 中國疫情大外宣 連開發中國家都不買單 (in Mandarin)

Real Clear World (12/13/2019): In Cambodia, 'rule of law' means Hun Sen rules

The Times of Israel (11/28/2019): Israeli envoy wishes Myanmar success in trial over alleged genocide

The Rumpus (9/4/2019): This week in essays 

The 88 Project for Free Speech in Vietnam (9/2/2019): Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 35/2019

Gay City News (7/17/2019): Mayor Normal

S. Megan Berthold & Kathryn R. Libal (book published in 6/2019): Refugees and asylum seekers

Emmy winner John Carlos Frey (book published in 6/2019): Sand and blood: America's stealth war on the Mexico border

The Jewish Journal (6/19/2019): Roundtable: Is the Buttigieg marriage radical or conservative?

Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen (5/22/2019): Tweet about my story

NBC News (1/17/2019): Uncertainty over U.S.-Vietnam agreement leads to deportation concerns

The Washington Post (1/2/2019): Max Boot: Trump’s plan to deport Vietnamese betrays a sacred American principle

Literary Hub (12/24/2018): Bich Minh Nguyen on the refugee experience of holiday narratives

McClatchy (12/21/2018): Leading Republicans question Trump plan to deport Vietnamese refugees

NPR (12/18/2018): U.S. deports dozens more Cambodian immigrants, some for decades-old crimes

The New York Times (12/18/2018): California Today: untangling moves to deport Vietnamese immigrants

The New Yorker (12/17/2018): A Cambodian refugee with a decades-old conviction fights deportation 

Mother Jones (12/14/2018): ICE could deport him to a country he’s never been to—unless California’s governor steps in

The Sacramento Bee (12/14/2018): Trump faces backlash from California Republicans over move to deport Vietnamese 

The New York Times (12/13/2018): California Today: Life as a first-generation U.C. Irvine student

The Washington Post (12/13/2018): Power Up: Trump’s immigration clampdown continues

The Washington Post (12/13/2018): The Daily 202

Politico (12/13/2018): Vietnamese face deportation

Politico (12/13/2018): California playbook

GQ (12/13/2018): Mass deportation was never about "law and order"

Pod Save America (12/13/2018): "Owned in the Oval"

Esquire (12/12/2018): Charles Pierce: performative cruelty is all they have

The Hill (12/12/2018): Trump admin reinterprets 2008 agreement to allow deportation of Vietnam War refugees: report

Quartz (12/12/2018): Trump is preparing to deport thousands of previously welcomed Vietnamese refugees

Vox (12/12/2018): Trump is pushing Vietnam to accept deportees who have lived in the U.S. for over 20 years

The New York Times (12/3/2018): Viet Thanh Nguyen: Victims of war, and now victims of the Trump administration

New York Magazine (9/11/2018): Julia Salazar: state senate candidate is raising questions

Jewish Insider (8/27/2018): Amid controversy, N.Y. State Senate candidate aims to clarify her Jewish identity

Tablet (8/23/2018): Who is Julia Salazar?

Democracy Digest (8/16/2018): Engaging illiberal Hungary: ‘excessively transactional, insufficiently rhetorical’?​

The Jewish Journal (8/13/2018): Racism and reverse racism: Where do Jews fit in? 

Phil West (book published in 8/2018): I believe that we will win: the path to a U.S. men's World Cup victory

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