After the Cataclysm, Postwar Indochina and the Reconstruction of Imperial Ideology

By Noam Chomsky; Edward S. Herman | Go to book overview
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Preface
1.
Peter Weintraub, "The exodus and the agony," Far Eastern Economic Review, 22 December 1978.
3.
Editor's Comment, "Refugees, blackmail and a remedy," Far Eastern Economic Review, 5 January 1979.
4.
President Carter, explaining that "as long as I am president, the government of the United States will continue throughout the world to enhance human rights. No force on earth can separate us from that commitment," which is "the soul of our foreign policy." Presumably, the force that has separated us from that commitment in Iran, Indonesia, the Philippines and elsewhere is extra-terrestrial. Edward Walsh, "Carter Asserts Human Rights Is 'Soul of Our Foreign Policy'," Washington Post, 7 December 1978.
5.
See chapter 6, note 228.
6.
Nayan Chanda, "Cambodia: Fifteen days that shook Asia," Far Eastern Economic Review, 19 January 1979.
7.
"Ho's will is done," Economist, 13 January 1979. The same was true quite generally. Thus the Washington Post commented editorially that while the Vietnamese invasion "was not, of course, a direct response to Sen. McGovern" (who had called for military intervention several months before), nonetheless "it probably did arise in part from a perception that Pol Pot's demise would be accepted as a deliverance in every corner of the international community except Peking"--as it was by the Post. Editorial, "Phnom Penh falls," 9 January 1979.
8.
Jay Mathews, "Sihanouk to Aid Ousted Rulers," Washington Post ( 9 January 1979), reporting from Peking.
9.
John Fraser, Toronto Globe and Mail, reporting from Peking, reprinted in the Christian Science Monitor ( 12 January 1979).
10.
Jay Mathews, "Sihanouk: 'We Were Privileged, Compared to the Rest'," Washington Post ( 9 January 1979).

According to a direct transcript of the tape that we have received from journalists who were present, the omitted material reads: "If you allow me to

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