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Cambodia Outraged as US Demands Repayment of ‘Blood-Stained’ War Debt

(COMMON DREAMS) Nika Knight, March 14, 2017 — Cambodians are responding with outrage to the U.S. government’s demand that the country repay a nearly 50-year-old loan to Cambodia’s brutal Lon Nol government, which came to power through a U.S.-backed coup and spent much of its foreign funds purchasing arms to kill its own citizens, according to Cambodia’s current prime minister Hun Sen.

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