Giving Peace A Chance

When the Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia in the late 1970s, Cheung Ek was one of their most notorious killing fields. Pol Pot's Marxist guerrillas executed hundreds, perhaps thousands, of their "enemies" in the tiny village 12 miles south of Phnom Penh, the capital.

Reliving The Nightmare

Most flee in flimsy houseboats. Others crowd on to buses and trucks, or pile their belongings onto bicycles. Tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese are leaving their homes in Cambodia to escape the Khmer Rouge.

The 'Saigon Virus: It's Catching

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam's founding father, would have been appalled. After the North won the civil war in 1975, its leaders renamed Saigon after the Communist leader and cracked down hard on what they considered its bourgeois decadence.

Cambodia: 'This Is My Home'

Living in Tippadei can be deadly. The village sits at the base of a mountain that Khmer Rouge guerrillas and the Cambodian Army fought over for years and left strewn with land mines.

Sex And Death In Thailand

When Pon and Tai were 15, a woman showed up one day in their village in Burma, just across the Thai border. She promised to take the two girls on a sight seeing tour of Bangkok.

The Perilous Road Home

They're terrified of going home. "I'm afraid some villagers will hate us, even harm us, " said Serei Thi, 35. She was washing clothes last week in a stifling, dusty transit center set up for the first group of Cambodians to be bused back from refugee camps in Thailand since the 1970s. " I think I'll stay home and not look for a job until the United Nations holds elections, " said Sokim San, 28, adding: "I'm afraid of Cambodian politics. " Ghien Ien, 33, said his friends and relatives among the...

Roughing Up The Khmer Rouge

Khieu Samphan didn't look like a mass murderer. But as the pudgy, 60-year-old economist cowered in an upstairs room at a villa in Phnom Penh, an angry mob of Cambodians howled for his head. "Khieu Samphan's hands are dripping with Cambodian blood," some of them shouted.

Mias: Help From Hanoi

On a hillside in Vietnam's Quang Binh province, American experts and Vietnam laborers have dug a massive pit. They work shovelfuls of dirt through fine, wire-mesh sifters.

In Vietnam: Remembering 'The Terror'

During the Vietnam War, B-52s dropped millions of tons of bombs on North Vietnamese targets. Last week NEWSWEEK's Ron Moreau, who covered the war and saw B-52 strikes firsthand, returned to Hanoi to talk to civilians and military sources about their recollections:Anyone who has survived a B-52 bombing raid will never forget it.

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