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Dialogue 10/15/2012 Cambodia's King-Father dies

10-16-2012 05:22 BJT

Norodom Sihanouk, the revered former king, was a towering figure in Cambodian politics through a half-century of war, genocide and upheavals. He died in Beijing on Monday at the age of 89. Sihanouk saw Cambodia transform from colony to kingdom, US-backed regime to Khmer Rouge killing field, and foreign-occupied land to guerrilla war zone — and finally to a fragile experiment with democracy. How do we define Sihanouk’s achievements? What efforts did he make in promoting ties between Cambodia and his second motherland — China? 


Dialogue 10/15/2012 Cambodia's King-Father dies

Host: Yang Rui

Yang Rui

Studio Guests:

Tao Wenzhao, senior research fellow of China Academy of Social Sciences

Victor Gao Zhikai, current affairs commentator

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