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Cambodia PM calls on U.S. to withdraw Peace Corps volunteers
Reuters ^ | 15 Sep 2017 | Prak Chan Thul

Posted on 09/15/2017 12:24:49 AM PDT by blueplum

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen called on the United States on Friday to withdraw Peace Corps volunteers in an escalating row over accusations that U.S. agents conspired with an opposition leader to plot treason.

Hun Sen was responding after the U.S. embassy in Phnom Penh issued a travel warning that urged citizens to show caution amid "anti-American rhetoric by officials".

"Are you scaring Cambodians?" Hun Sen said of the United States in an address to garment workers at factories which export much of their production to the United States.

"Are you prepared to invade Cambodia and that's why you told Americans to be careful? It's good if you pull out the Peace Corps," Hun Sen said.

The U.S. embassy declined to comment. It has previously dismissed the accusations of collusion...

(Excerpt) Read more at msn.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cambodia; hunsen; peacecorps; phnompenh
somebody's awful defensive
1 posted on 09/15/2017 12:24:49 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum

That organization mainly converts it’s young volunteers into lifelong Democrats. Same with Americorp. Get rid of them both and save a billion.


2 posted on 09/15/2017 12:29:54 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: DIRTYSECRET; blueplum

If you’ve ever been in the Peace Corps you are automatically disqualified from serving in intelligence, both military and civilian, IIRC.


3 posted on 09/15/2017 12:49:19 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That rule has been on the books for at least forty years.


4 posted on 09/15/2017 12:54:27 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: blueplum

update: per SOPHENG CHEANG - Associated Press, now he’s going to suspend MIA searches for US servicemen


5 posted on 09/15/2017 1:06:10 AM PDT by blueplum ( "...this moment is your moment: it belongs to you... " President Donald J. Trump, Jan 20, 2017)
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To: DIRTYSECRET
"That organization mainly converts it’s young volunteers into lifelong Democrats. Same with Americorp."

… converts it’s young volunteers into lifelong Democrats Communists.

6 posted on 09/15/2017 2:03:15 AM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If you’ve ever been in the Peace Corps you are automatically disqualified from serving in intelligence, both military and civilian, ...
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IMO, if a person served in the Peace Corps they have low intelligence and proved to be a regressive liberal.


7 posted on 09/15/2017 2:25:10 AM PDT by octex
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To: blueplum

... now he’s going to suspend MIA searches for US servicemen
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I believe that “hero” John McCain did that years ago!


8 posted on 09/15/2017 2:27:31 AM PDT by octex
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To: blueplum

Probably past time to defund the Peace Corpse.


9 posted on 09/15/2017 2:35:20 AM PDT by Paladin2 (No spelchk nor wrong word auto substition on mobile dev. Please be intelligent and deal with it....)
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To: pepsionice; 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder if it’s still in place after 8 years of BHO.


10 posted on 09/15/2017 3:15:26 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: FreedomPoster; 2ndDivisionVet

Rule in place. And the Peace Corps carries a similiar rule. If you ever worked for the CIA, you will never work for them. If you worked for military intelligence, you need to have been out for at least ten years.

In my whole life, I’ve only come across two folks who did a PC ‘tour’. One guy who did a couple of months in the Peace Corps, and was ‘invited’ to leave early (they had a strong opinion against drinking). As he said they are more strict than a Baptist Church on drinking habits. I think for 99-percent of people, this would be the wrong volunteer work to get into.

The second was A kid from my home-town high school went off after college, with his wife and did a year in some Asian Peace Corps position. They had trouble upon returning to the region (rural area in the South)...trying to readjust to local landscape.


11 posted on 09/15/2017 3:32:13 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: blueplum

I know of a certain State Department employee who worked in the camps on the Thai boarder and admitted to me while he was drunk that he had rapped and murdered young boys for sex. He is a know homosexual married to a Thai woman. Probably no one else at State knows they have a murdering rapist in their midst, but then to report something like that against a Gay at State would end your career.


12 posted on 09/15/2017 3:43:56 AM PDT by Jumper
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Report him anonymously then.

He is a monster, a killer who has not faced justice.


13 posted on 09/15/2017 3:56:43 AM PDT by exit82 (The opposition has already been Trumped!)
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To: blueplum

Sounds like Hun Sen is getting back in touch with his Khmer Rouge past.


14 posted on 09/15/2017 5:23:17 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberals, go find another country.)
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To: ScottinVA

JFK’s baby. I say vote to defund it on the 50th anniversary of Chappaquidick, sometime in 1919.


15 posted on 09/15/2017 6:59:32 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: octex

"Seven years of college down the drain. Might as well join the f***ing Peace Corps!"

16 posted on 09/15/2017 7:02:28 PM PDT by dfwgator
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