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Charles McDermid

Veteran American journalist in Cambodia. Expert on China and Southeast Asia with deep experience in the region. Areas of expertise: conflict and disaster reporting, South China Sea disputes, religious issues, crime, elections, environment and ASEAN/regional diplomacy.

Staff Editor for The New York Times from 2014 to 2018. Held leadership positions at major news agencies, including Al Jazeera English, and reported in Asia and the Middle East for with TIME, Newsweek, LA Times and other outlets. Available for sharp, insightful commentary on short notice.


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