Not Lost in Cambodia, Just Lost

Last week I wrote about Andrew Anthony’s article in The Observer, “Lost in Cambodia,” on the horridly naive supporter and apologist for the Khmer Rouge, Malcolm Caldwell, whom the Khmer Rouge murdered for his efforts. Now Oliver Kamm has a follow up. Anthony’s article noted the influence on Caldwell of Noam Chomsky’s skepticism about the […]

Lost in Cambodia

“Why did a radical British professor become a cheer-leader for Pol Pot? And why was he murdered on the very day he’d met the brutal dictator? Andrew Anthony on the extraordinary life and death of Malcolm Caldwell” From Andrew Anthony of the Guardian (H/T Norm Geras @ Normblog) comes this compelling story of Malcolm Caldwell. […]