ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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How the US Made Cambodia s Revolution

How the US Made Cambodia's Revolution G P D THE never-ending war in Indo-China seems to be drawing to a close at last. The pressure on Pnom Penh mounted by the Khmer Rouge is growing and, with every passing day, Lon Nol's government in Cambodia is moving closer to doom. It is five years since Prince Sihanouk, was overthrown and the reliable, anti-communist men-in-uniform now ruling Cambodia took over. The only thing which Lon Nol and his comrades-in- arms have been able to demonstrate is that they have failed to find a solution to the Americans' basic problem in South-East Asia: how to sustain with brute force the dominoes which they keep shuffling in the region. The Americans and Lon Nol, and for that matter President Thieu, are nowhere near sorting out this problem.

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