The above is an extant book available in China entitled ‘波尔布特在柬埔寨共产党正确领导下 柬埔寨革命的伟大胜利’. This can be translated into English as ‘Pol Pot: Under the Correct Leadership of
I have studied the War for Independence in Vietnam from 1945 – 1975, focusing upon Ho Chi Minh and General Giap as two exemplary leaders
When asked why he emptied the cities, Pol Pot stated that the US had already been bombing areas of Eastern Cambodia, and that he (and the Khmer Leadership) were apprehensive that the US would launch a vast and sustained bombing campaign upon Cambodian cities and towns – much like the years’s of US destruction wrought upon North Vietnam.
As US interference in Cambodia, (together with royalist intrigue), was plunging the country into lawlessness, Pol Pot stated that a strict and disciplined political regime was required to establish social stability through law and order. To achieve this transformation, Pol Pot devised a system of dividing the Cambodian population into three distinct categories:
Working from Russian and Chinese language sources, I have discovered over and over again how the US lied continuously about the USSR and Communist China, accusing each expression of Socialism as being murderous, unnatural and against the apparent ‘natural’ human compulsion for greedy accumulation.