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It reflected an extreme Marxist-Leninist outlook, with clear precedents in other Communist tyrannies, especially those of Stalin and Mao. This ideological outlook had Cambodian characteristics in that it reflected the deep anxieties Cambodians feel about their predatory neighbors, especially the Vietnamese. Thus the behavior of the Khmer Rouge can be more plausibly and intelligibly explained, in large part, as a reaction of highly primitive ideologues, influenced by the Maoist model of Communism and the Maoist model of independence from the Soviet Union.
FBIS-APA 3 November 1975 H1. AFP 14 May 1976; FBIS-APA 20 May 1976; AFP 22 September 1976; FBIS-APA 23 September 1976. Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman, “Distortions at Fourth Hand,” The Nation, June 25, 1977. John Barron and Anthony Paul, Murder of a Gentle Land: The Untold Story of Genocide in Cambodia (New York: Reader’s Digest Press, 1977); François Ponchaud, Cambodge année zéro (Paris: Éditions Julliard, 1977); George C. Hildebrand and Gareth Porter, Cambodia: Starvation and Revolution (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1976).
C h o m s k y a n d t h e C a u s e s o f t h e C o l d Wa r What caused the Cold War? Chomsky has on occasion quoted historian John Gaddis and others who date the Cold War from the moment of the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917. This is at first glance an unremarkable choice of date (although most scholars would choose a point closer to the mid-1940s). Many historians have suggested that the tension between the United States and the Soviet Union in that early period constituted the first phase of the Cold War as we later understood it, mostly reflecting America’s deep hostility to Bolshevism.