[PLUG-TALK] Re: [PLUG] No Linux Clinic this month

Russell Evans russell-evans at uswest.net
Thu Mar 13 11:24:20 PST 2003

On 13 Mar 2003 02:18:49 -0800, Russell Senior said:

> >>>>> "RE" == Russell Evans <russell-evans at uswest.net> writes:
>  RE> Pro-American does not mean American sponsored.
>  RSS> By that, I take it, you are suggesting that the Khmer Rouge
>  RSS> installed the pro-American General, or maybe that it just
>  RSS> happened by accident?
>  RE> I'm not suggesting anything, but you seem to be. You seem to be
>  RE> suggesting that the general taking power was coordinated by the
>  RE> US. Jemie definitely suggested the US arranges things in its favor
>  RE> and installed the general. 
>  For someone willing to make an inference (however flawed) between an
>  old lady protesting US mass-murder in Indochina in the 1960's and
>  subsequent mass-murder by one of our targets in Cambodia, I find it
>  curious that you are unwilling to make a much more obvious inference
>  about the sudden ascendancy of a pro-US general in an era and region
>  of active US political and military interference.
>  You might want to have a gander at this:
>    <http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/pentagon2/pent6.htm>

"In making the choice to do nothing to prevent the coup and to tacitly support
it, the U.S. inadvertently deepened its involvement." 

So we didn't do anything in Vietnam, and so then I should from this infer, we
did nothing in Cambodia? OK you win, we did nothing in Cambodia. 

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