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US release terrorism report

Cambodia's ability to investigate potential terrorist activities was limited by

a lack of training and resources and an absence of anti-terrorism legislation, a

recently released US government report on terrorism stated. But according to the

report, the Cambodian government was committed to taking action against

terrorists. The report stated that while there were no indications of specific

terrorist groups operating in Cambodia, the country's porous borders and endemic

corruption could make the country vulnerable to a terrorist presence. According

to the report, the Cambodian government believed that the Cambodian Freedom

Fighters, which carried out an armed attack in November 2000 that killed eight

people, are still capable of terrorist attacks in the Kingdom

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