Cambodia: The Prince Presses On

The Prince Presses On

Stung by criticism that he has become an "accomplice" of the murderous Khmer Rouge guerrillas, Cambodian resistance leader Prince Norodom Sihanouk last week resorted to a familiar tactic. He announced yet another change in his zigzag course to a political settlement.

The Prince defended his position that a transitional government comprising the four rival Khmer factions should preside over the election of a new leadership, following a verified withdrawal of Vietnamese forces from Cambodia. But he then offered a glimmer of a concession: a recent Australian ! proposal, which skirts the issue of Khmer Rouge participation by placing the country under...

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