INDOCHINA: Can the Cease-Fire Be Salvaged?

ONE afternoon last week, the U.S. Air Force provided the citizens of Phnom-Penh with a spectacular display of aeronautical fireworks. As Phantom jets bombed the east bank of the Mekong River scarcely two miles from the center of the Cambodian capital, throngs of strollers lined the west bank to watch the show, clapping and cheering when the planes made their dives.

Despite the sense of unreality that seems to pervade Phnom-Penh, the unresolved war in Cambodia has become the most crucial factor in the quest for peace in Indochina. If Cambodia falls to...

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