The United States Bombing of Cambodia, 1965-1973

The United States Bombing of Cambodia, 1965-1973

1. Kenton Clymer, The United States and Cambodia, 1870-1969: From Curiosity to Confrontation (New York and London: Routledge, 2004); and vol. II, The United States and Cambodia, 1969-2000: A Troubled Relationship (Routledge, 2004).

2. “The US Bombardment of Cambodia, 1969-1973,” by Ben Kiernan, Vietnam Generation, 1: 1, Winter 1989, pp. 4-41. “Bombs over Cambodia” (Walrus magazine, Oct. 2006); “Roots of U.S. Troubles in Afghanistan: Civilian Bombing Casualties and the Cambodian Precedent,” by Ben Kiernan and Taylor Owen, The Asia-Pacific Journal, 26-4-10,June 28, 2010.

3. Ben Kiernan and Taylor Owen, “Making More Enemies Than We Kill?” Calculating US Bomb Tonnages Dropped on Laos and Cambodia, and Weighing their Implications,” Asia-Pacific Journal, vol. 13, issue 16, no. 3, April 27, 2015. 

4. Nixon and Kissinger escalate the bombing of Cambodia, Dec. 9, 1970 (declassified transcripts of telephone conversations):

Document 1: Nixon and Kissinger 
Document 2: Kissinger and Haig

5. William Shawcross, Sideshow: Kissinger, Nixon and the Destruction of Cambodia (New York, Simon and Schuster, 1979).

6. Ben Kiernan, How Pol Pot Came to Power: Colonialism, Nationalism and Communism in Cambodia, 1930-1975 (London, Verso, 1985; 2nd ed., Yale University Press, 2004), pp. 285-86, 349-61, 370-71, 389ff.

7. CGP Interactive Maps of the US bombardment of Cambodia, 1965-1973, and the Khmer Rouge genocide, 1975-1979.