Asian Contras: Aid for Kampuchea's rebels?

Contras Aid for Kampuchea's rebels?

It was Congress that ultimately gave up on the Viet Nam War, rejecting the pleas of a Republican Administration for more military aid. It was Congress that suspended funds for the rebels fighting in Nicaragua, much to the dismay of the Reagan Administration. But in an emerging new debate, the roles seem to have been reversed. A drive has begun in Congress to provide military aid for the resistance forces opposing the occupation of Kampuchea by Vietnamese Communists, and now it is the Reagan Administration that is reluctant--at least so far.

Kampuchea, formerly known as Cambodia, came under the control of...

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