At the end of 1978, two Americans were captured by the Khmer Rouge while sailing in waters off the coast of Sihanoukville. Michael Deeds and Chris Delance were captured, imprisoned, interrogated and tortured at the notorious Tuol Sleng prison camp in Phnom Penh—where an estimated 15,000 men, women and children were sent to their deaths during Pol Pot’s regime. Before they were executed, they had confessed in written testimonies that they were spies working for the CIA. Nothing could have been further from the truth. More than 30 years later, a new book by Peter Maguire—a former law
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