read with puzzlement the article in your newspaper titled "Sihanouk
lashes out King Father's tirade ignores historical recordat journalist's war" (April 21,2009). However, I was not
surprised at all to hear the former king's tirade against all those who
dare criticising him. What is most incredible is the notion that
Sihanouk thinks that he is right all the time.
Can he be right when
he was an adversary to the Khmer Rouge during the 1960s, then turned to
become their ally in the 1970s and 1980s?
Can he be right when he
was against Hun Sen and the Vietnamese in the 1980s when he was leading
the national resistance movement against the Vietnamese occupation of
Cambodia, then now he turned to become a close ally of Hun Sen and
thanked Vietnam for "liberating" Cambodia?
Can anybody smart enough give me an answer to these questions?
Dr Naranhkiri Tith
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