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What did Cambodia do in the Vietnam War?

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Cambodia turned poorer and weaker during the Vietnam War because the darn Americans bombed them and Laos for no particular reason.

ANOTHER VIEW: Disagree totally with the original answer.Cambodia offered the sanctuary of their country (which was supposedly neutral in the conflict) to the North VIietnamese military in an attempt to shield their military forces from the strategic strikes and attacks by the US and their allies during the Vietnam War. The reason Cambodia did this is open to question: Possibly they did it because they were politically allied with, and in sympathy with, the North Vietnamese, or perhaps because they were afraid of military retribution against their own country if they did not offer their help. Either way, their allowance of the use of their supposedly neutral country by enemy combatants opened their borders to military incursions by the US and allied forces to eradicate the North Vietnamese military threat. No military or political action was directly initiated against the country of Cambodia or its people.

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