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The Enigma of Pol Pot

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The Enigma of Pol Pot

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The Enigma of Pol Pot

The Enigma of Pol Pot

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Everyone who met Pol Pot always took particular note of the smiles that guarded the thoughts of one of the great criminals of the 20th century. We have a conversation with author Philip Short about his new biography of the Khmer Rouge leader and the agony of Cambodia.

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Phillip Short, author, Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare