CAMBODIA: Tales of Brave New Kampuchea

Death and starvation for the good of "the organization "

"At present, the general situation of the revolution in Kampuchea is excellent, considering the fact that ours is a backward country just freed from devastating war launched by the U.S. imperialists."

So said Cambodia's Premier Pol Pot at a banquet in Peking some weeks ago. After the leader of Kampuchea, as Cambodia was renamed when its Khmer Rouge Communists seized power in 1975, visited China, some changes in Southeast Asia's most militantly xenophobic regime appeared. Obviously at Peking's urging, the government once again acknowledged, though not diplomatically, neighboring Thailand, with whom it...

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