World: Indochina: More and More Fighters

FOR years, it was the place where fighting was off-limits, a sort of combat-free Camelot with mangoes. The Communists, secure in their sanctuaries near the South Vietnamese border, were happy to limit themselves to resting and resupplying there. The allies, fearful of violating its avowed neutrality, kept out almost entirely. But Indochina's Camelot has now become a free-fire zone, and almost everyone with a stake in the outcome of the war seems to be sending troops or advisers into Cambodia.

Ancestral Home. President Nixon, to be sure, maintained last week that the five-week-old...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!