Indochina: Hi, U.N.; Bye, Moscow

Hi, U.N.; Bye, Moscow

On its face, the news was promising. The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council agreed in Paris last week that the United Nations should help administer and police war-weary Cambodia until a new government is elected. But it remains to be seen to what extent the contending factions -- especially the Khmer Rouge, the most powerful of three resistance groups fighting Prime Minister Hun Sen's regime -- will accept U.N. intervention.

The prospects for peace in Cambodia were advanced on another front last week when Moscow confirmed reports that it has withdrawn most of its air forces from the...

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