Cambodia: The Roots of Involement

Karnow, Stanley
March 1975
New Republic;3/22/75, Vol. 172 Issue 12, p16
Focuses on origins of the U.S. involvement in the Cambodian Conflict of 1970-75. Plans of Richard Nixon, President of the U.S. to invade Cambodia; Reasons behind the cooperation of Cambodian government with the U.S. against North Vietnamese and Vietcong forces; Overview of strengths of Cambodian army; Weaknesses of intervention operations of the U.S. in Cambodia.


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