ISIS’ Role Model: Pol Pot’s ‘Genocidal’ Khmer Rouge

Commentaries and Op-eds March 13, 2015, The Buzz, National Interest

In the 1960s and 70s, communism was arguably the Western world’s equivalent to today’s global battle with Islamic jihad. Its scourge and spread in the midst of the Cold War kept U.S. and European policymakers awake at night. One of the groups that emerged under the broad guise of communism was the Khmer Rouge.