27 November 2013

New Book: Singapore, ASEAN and the Cambodian Conflict 1978-1991 by Ang Cheng

In his new book, Singapore, ASEAN and the Cambodian Conflict 1978-1991, Ang Cheng Guan explores the resolution to Vietnam’s 1978 invasion of Cambodia.

His book is reviewed here

  'Ang’s new book is as full of nuggets as his previous works. Sometimes they are rather difficult to uncover, and, though this book concludes with a masterly summary, he does not always help us...
And here

'This important study of the shifting diplomatic efforts around the response to and resolution of the Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia is based on the records of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore, a key player in the complex diplomacy in the region at the end of the Cold War. The study provides a detailed account of the policies and decision-making of Singapore, as well as the diplomatic maneuverings of the other major parties and powers involved in the Cambodian conflict.'

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