Lessons (not learnt) from the killing fields

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Lessons (not learnt) from the killing fields

Post by Anchor Moy » Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:01 pm

This article by Alex Hinton explains what we could have and should have learnt from the Khmer Rouge era. It is dated 2005, but still applies today IMO.
...Now, 30 years after the Khmer Rouge came to power in a time of war and terror, we - who also live in a time of war and terror - would do well to consider what lessons can be learned from the Cambodian genocide. I offer four suggestions in the spirit of George Santayana's oft-cited words "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."...
http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0414/p09s02-coop.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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