Thatcher’s role in Cambodian peace

Thatcher’s role in Cambodian peace –, April 9, 2013
[Thanks to Tom for pointing this out.]
…Mrs Thatcher came to Thailand in August, 1988 on her way back to London from a visit to Hong Kong particularly to look at the Cambodian situation, of which she had no first-hand experience, but which she realized was of importance to the future stability and prosperity of the region. To that extent she was well ahead of one of her illustrious predecessors in the Conservative Party, Sir Winston Churchill, who in his 79th year was heard to remark: “I have lived 78 years without hearing of bloody places like Cambodia”…

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