Book: Dancing in Shadows: Sihanouk, the Khmer Rouge, and the United Nations in Cambodia
Name: Dancing in Shadows: Sihanouk, the Khmer Rouge, and the United Nations in Cambodia
Author: Benny Widyono
The author provides his first-hand experience in Cambodia as a UN official when the King Norodom Sihanouk, the Khmer Rouge and Prime Minister Hun Sen battle for power. The book discusses the key international forces in the game such as the United States, China, and Vietnam on the impact of the cold war and post-cold war in Cambodia to the tragedy of genocide as well as the role of the UN in Cambodia during the period from the rule of the King to the fall of the Khmer Rouge to how the real peace came.