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INDOCHINA-Creating Dissension

 INDOCHINA Creating Dissension Harish Chandola THE British used to play this game. Create dissension. Other powers have taken it up now. That is why we are told, mainly from Washington and sometimes from Bangkok, that the newly-liberated South Vietnam and Cambodia are at odds with each other; that the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam (PRG) has quickly occupied some islands in the Gulf of Thailand that belonged to Cambodia; that the Soviet Union has asked the PRG to allow it the use of the former major US military base at Cam Ranh Bay, that differences of opinion have emerged between Vietnam and China on international issues, etc. These are attempts at sowing dissension and creating discord between Cambodia and the PRG, between the PRG and the Soviet Union and between Vietnam and China.

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