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Everyone's Playing the Cambodian Card
     

Everyone's Playing the Cambodian Card

by Stephen Morris
 
After the first decade of the war in Cambodia, an end seemed to be in sight. The three major external powers--the Soviet Union, China, and the United States--agree on the need to end the fighting and negotiate a political solution. But the ultimate issue in the war--the question of who holds political power in Cambodia--has yet to be resolved. The reason is that in

Overview

After the first decade of the war in Cambodia, an end seemed to be in sight. The three major external powers--the Soviet Union, China, and the United States--agree on the need to end the fighting and negotiate a political solution. But the ultimate issue in the war--the question of who holds political power in Cambodia--has yet to be resolved. The reason is that in spite of superpower goodwill, the two original players--the Vietnamese communists and the Khmer Rouge--are incapable of compromising on their incompatible political objectives. To understand why, we must first understand the origins of the war. Learn more in this article, made available by The World & I Online, which was originally published in 1989 and presents an excellent historical perspective.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014250719
Publisher:
The World & I Online
Publication date:
03/22/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
17 KB

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