CAMBODIA: Government of Princes

Far from the Red River delta fighting in French Indo-China lies Cambodia, southernmost of the three states (Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos) that make up the French Indo-Chinese Union. Cambodia, too, has come in for its share of strife, at the hands of some 1,800 guerrilla bandits led by an anti-French demagogue named Son Ngoc Thanh. Like Ho Chi Minh's rebels to the north, Son Ngoc Thanh's men are ostensibly non-Communist nationalists, but they are glad to accept Communist help.

Cambodia's plump, Western-minded King Norodam Sihanouk Varden, 29, repeatedly ordered Premier Huy...

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