Cambodia in Conflict

  • Michael Leifer
Part of the St Antony’s/Macmillan Series book series


This chapter assesses the likely connection between the remarkable changes in major power relations set in train from the second half of the 1980s and the Cambodian conflict which began in the late 1970s.


Khmer Rouge United Nations Security Council American Policy Soviet Policy Political Settlement 
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