Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Pol Pot's right-hand man to face trial

The story is here.

For the Khmer Rouge then, read al-Qaeda in Iraq now. When the trial of Nuon Chea begins, it might help to refresh some memories as to what happens when the United States abandons its allies to murderous fanatics. That said, he's a trained lawyer, so watch out for him presenting a tightly-argued explanation of why those million deaths weren't such a bad thing, just as his fellow intellectuals around the world have made excuses for communist mass-murderers from Stalin to Castro, and are now doing for their Islamist successors.

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