‘We are the World! Who is that singer? Johnny Jackson?’: Excerpts from ‘Sympathy for the Devil’

‘We are the World!’  After threatening to assassinate American civilians, the Khmer Rouge leader continued: “Why don’t we join hands in national reconciliation. Join together! We are with you, the West!” he said, growing increasingly animated, half breaking into song. “‘We are the World!’ Who is that singer? Johnny Jackson? Like he says, ‘We are […]

How to Be Buddy-Buddy With a Guerilla General

Pol Pot's Trial Nate Thayer FEER

How to Be Buddy-Buddy With an Guerilla General It is always a pleasure when someone has positive things to say about ones work. So thanks to scholars-stage.blogspot.com for their generous comments: How to Be Buddy-Buddy With an Guerilla General Posted by T. Greer in Dogs of War, Media, Southeast Asia   Far Eastern Economic Review (2 August 1997) with Thayer’s […]

Love and Sex in the U.S. Foreign Service -Lust, Bombs, Bureaucrats. Writings by James Bruno

Love & Sex in the U.S. Foreign Service -Lust, Loneliness, Bombs & Bureaucrats & other writings by retired diplomat and best selling author James Bruno By Nate Thayer November 7, 2013 You can access the writings and book of James Bruno at http://jameslbruno.blogspot.com/ This morning, James Bruno, an old friend and now a best-selling author, […]

The Night Pol Pot Died: Excerpts from unpublished manuscript “SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL: A JOURNALIST’S MEMOIR INSIDE POL POT’S KHMER ROUGE” By Nate Thayer

Journalist Nate Thayer views the body of Pol Pot

The Night Pol Pot Died: From the Jungles of Northern Cambodia By Nate Thayer EXCERPTS FROM SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL:  A JOURNALIST’S MEMOIR FROM INSIDE POL POT’S KHMER ROUGE (Copyright Nate Thayer. All rights reserved. No publication or transmission in whole or part allowed without express written permission of the author. Excerpts from the unpublished […]