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Statement[by John R. Stevenson].
SeriesEast Asian and Pacific series, 192, Department of State publication 8539, Department of State publication ;, 8539., Department of State publication., 192.
LC ClassificationsJX1573 .S84
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Pagination7 p.
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LC Control Number75608152

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military units participated in armed conflicts or occupation of foreign in bold are wars most often considered to be major conflicts by historians and the general public. The United States opposed the subsequent military occupation of Cambodia by Vietnam. Towards the end of the Cold War Congressional action helped bring about a.

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Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services.]. Former National Security Adviser than Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, an architect of US policy in Indochina, states in his book Ending the Vietnam War that the Historical Office of the U.S.

Secretary of Defense gave him an estimate of 50, deaths in Cambodia due to the bombings from The U.S. government released new. The United States and Cambodia, DOI link for The United States and Cambodia, on the grounds that renewed relations would inhibit “only major new military actions of a kind which I do not think we should take in any case.”3 The new National Security Adviser, Henry Kissinger, concurred.

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