World: Ten Days--or Ten Years

"The peasants are befuddled," a French businessman said in Phnom-Penh last week. "Prince Sihanouk had been increasingly and-Viet Cong. Now he joins with the Viet Cong to kill Cambodians. I strongly doubt that the peasants will support him, even if he were to return to a 'liberated zone' in the country." That appraisal is shared by many observers, Western and Cambodian. If it is accurate, it may mean a considerably longer life for the regime of Premier Lon Nol than seemed possible a short while ago.

Partly Illusory. The chunky 56-year-old general, who led the group that ousted Norodom Sihanouk as Cambodia's...

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