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Hun Sen Blames Lon Nol Regime for Cambodia's Troubles

As Cambodia marks the 24th anniversary of the Paris Peace Accords, Prime Minister Hun Sen says much of the country’s woes can be blamed on a U.S.-backed regime from the early 1970s. That government, led by Lon Nol, ousted the late King Norodom Sihanouk in a bloodless coup in March 1970, only to fall to the Khmer Rouge five years later. Speaking Thursday at a bridge inauguration with the Chinese ambassador to Cambodia, Hun Sen said the Lon Nol regime should be held responsible for the...

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