Safeguarding peace: Cambodia's constitutional challenge
Publication date: 
1998
Accord issue: 
5
Author: 

Sorpong Peou assesses the role of ASEAN in Cambodia. Its strong emphasis on not interfering in sovereign affairs has proved problematic in resolving Cambodia’s conflict. International intervention has met with some success in managing the crisis, but ASEAN’s role will be restricted as long as it refuses to adopt a more interventionist, proactive approach.