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How the west supported the Khmer Rouge

The late travel documentarian and TV chef Anthony Bourdain once said that “once you’ve been to Cambodia, you’ll never stop wanting to beat Henry Kissinger to death with your bare hands”.  Bourdain was reflecting on the legacy of the Cambodian genocide, a period in which around a million and a half Cambodians were murdered under Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge.  The

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