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Was It Worth It? Experts Weigh Record of Khmer Rouge Tribunal

After spending nine years and more than $300 million to prosecute leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million of their countrymen, a U.N.-assisted tribunal has ended up convicting only three people for the communist group’s heinous actions. Was it worth it? These kinds of proceedings don’t come cheap. The longer-running tribunals covering genocide in Rwanda and war crimes in the former Yugoslavia ran up costs of as much as $2 billion, though both tried...

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