INDOCHINA: Leaving the Quagmire

More than six months after a truce agreement was supposed to bring peace to Indochina, fighting rages and casualties mount in South Viet Nam. In Cambodia, the government's forces seem unable to prevent gains by Khmer insurgents, who are now at the outskirts of the capital of Phnom-Penh (see box following page). On the other hand, Laos appears on the brink of a political solution that could bring it real peace for the first time since the second World War.

As usual, the fate of Viet Nam remains obscure. So bleak have the...

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