Informed Sources: Sep. 6, 1993

The Secret Thailand-Khmer Rouge Connection

PHNOM PENH -- The Thai military is secretly supporting the Cambodian KHMER ROUGE, the party responsible for the massacre of more than 1 million Cambodians when it ran the country during the 1970s. Officials with the United Nations Transitional authority in Cambodia say 400 Khmer Rouge guerrillas, fleeing an offensive by the Cambodian army, were evacuated by Thai army trucks and driven through Thai territory to a Khmer Rouge base. UNTAC officials wanted to announce their discovery but were overruled by officials at the U.N. headquarters in New York City who didn't want an open dispute...

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