Five Years Reflection

Every week by Thursday evening, my body feels exhausted, my brain starts freezing and my shoulders become really tense. I would then stand outside my apartment to catch a breath of fresh air as I hear my soul telling me.....

What Do I Know About Myanmar?

In December 2020, for my final paper in Comparative Politics course, I wrote an Op-Ed research essay about Myanmar entitled, “We Can’t Rush Democracy: Myanmar Needs More Time.”  In the essay, I noted the country’s complex political history, throughout its.....

Where is home?

I sit across the table from Asa at Nando’s in Dupont Circle and said, “I can’t believe I am back. Three weeks at home feels like a dream.” The word “home” referred to my homeland, Cambodia. I visited "home” for.....