CAMBODIA: Hello, Goodbye

"When they no longer need me, they will spit me out like a cherry pit," Prince Norodom Sihanouk once said of Cambodia's new Khmer Rouge rulers. He had good reason for his apprehension. As head of state during the 1960s, he had exiled, jailed or executed many of the Khmer rebels. But last week the past was officially forgotten—at least temporarily. After more than five years of exile in China, Sihanouk and his wife, Princess Monique, made a triumphal return to Phnom-Penh. Traveling from Peking with the royal family was Deputy Premier Khieu Samphan, who is believed to be...

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