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  • #1619742
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    Kadin
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    Is there hope for a better Cambodia if he becomes his father’s (Hun Sen) successor?

    [b]PM’s Son Faces Reform Challenge[/b]
    2011-01-04

    Following his two-star general appointment, critics pressure Hun Sen’s son to clean up Cambodia’s military image.

    Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has made his fast-rising son a two-star general amid pressure to reform the country’s tainted military.

    Hun Manet, a West Point graduate with a doctorate in economics, was appointed deputy infantry commander-in-chief in the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF).

    He currently serves as chief of his father’s bodyguard unit as well as head of the anti-terrorist unit at Cambodia’s Ministry of Defense.

    the article: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/promotion-01042011160213.html

    [Message last modified 01-05-2011 01:52am by Kadin]

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    #1619743
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    is he the one that arrested those invading thais? if so then he has my vote.

    next stop… kampuchea krom!

    #1619744
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    OhMyLinG
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    He’s US graduate. I believe in him. I bet he has common sense and respect human rights.

    #1619745
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    as long as he wasn’t educated in france- then he should be fine. jk!!!

    #1619746
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    here2improve
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    I hope he can do better than his father. Clean up corruption first……Go Manet

    #1619747
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    RoyalOrient
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    The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. But maybe this bad seed will be a lesser evil.

    #1619748
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    KhmerCasanova
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    Maybe Srok Khmer can beef up it’s military for once. The military been a joke since the fall of Angkor.

    #1619749
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    SnowGlobe
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    Everything has a price tag in Cambodia. There’s no need to beef up the Military when their neighbours and foreign invaders can trade, bribe, and negotiate for Cambodia’s resources. The man seen in the above photograph looks like a lost child trying to fill in daddy’s shoes. I hope I’m wrong. What is a few years influence in the United States when his whole life revolves around corruption?

    #1619750
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    He must be pretty smart if he went to West Point.

    #1619751
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    OhMyLinG
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    Sometimes just money will do. haha

    [i]Originally posted by Menkos[/i]
    He must be pretty smart if he went to West Point.

    #1619752
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    True. :) But wouldn’t he have flunked out, even with his dad’s money, if he couldn’t keep up?

    #1619753
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    chyya
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    i dunno i have hope for the guy. he studied military and economics so im taking a more positive outlook

    #1619754
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    Pisey
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    Doctorate in Economics hey.. hrmm Dr Hun Manet

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    #1619755
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    ATLTUCKBOI404
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    I had the chance to meet and hang out with him once and he was a very nice guy. I was a little intimidated at first but after a couple of shots with him it was all good. He seemed like a very smart and easy going person. He didn’t act snobbish or anything and didn’t need to take the time to converse with me but did so. His father on the other hand intimidated me more then a lil bit. It wasn’t anything he said or did but just the fact it was him. I actually think Hun Manet would make a difference in Cambodia if given the opportunity.

    #1619756
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    [i]Originally posted by Menkos[/i]
    True. :) But wouldn’t he have flunked out, even with his dad’s money, if he couldn’t keep up?

    I don’t know. How did George W. Bush even get into Yale and acquire a Masters degree in Business when he was a D student in high school and could barely speak proper English? Me, thinks Daddy (Georgie Senior) had something to do with it…

    #1619757
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    The United States Military Academy is among the world’s leading higher learning institution (undergraduate only) but it does not rank itself against other big names like Harvard, Yale, Princeton, etc. The selection process is rigorous and thorough. In order to apply, a candidate must be a US citizen, get endorsed by his/her state senator and be interviewed in person, which the candidate is judged in all aspects. The academy does not necessary care if a candidate maxed out the SAT and/or is at the top of his/her class. What the Academy looks for are well rounded young men and women with good moral character. He/she must possess the desire to selflessly serve as a commissioned officer in one of the four US military branches upon graduation. The institution motto is: Duty, Honor, Country.

    To give you an idea of how tough the selection is, I know of a person who got rejected twice and his father was a four star US Army General.

    So how on earth did you and I, as taxpayers, paid for Hun Manet’s education at our most sacred and prestigious institution? Well, each year the US government allows a certain number of foreigner to attend West Point. The foreign candidates are the sons and daughters of statemen, which the US has good relation with. Although Hun Sen was viewed as a “ruthless murderer” by many US lawmakers, the State Department down played the concerns. These foreign candidates receive all the special attentions needed from the school and are ensured success with quality tutoring.

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    [i]Originally posted by Menkos[/i]
    True. :) But wouldn’t he have flunked out, even with his dad’s money, if he couldn’t keep up?

    I don’t know. How did George W. Bush even get into Yale and acquire a Masters degree in Business when he was a D student in high school and could barely speak proper English? Me, thinks Daddy (Georgie Senior) had something to do with it…

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    [Message last modified 01-07-2011 04:22am by eudaimonia]

    #1619758
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    Lolz. I like what you are saying. Hehe

    [i]Originally posted by RoyalOrient[/i]
    The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. But maybe this bad seed will be a lesser evil.

    #1619759
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    Recca
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    I have hope in this guy …. and maybe, just maybe, Cambodia can finally have a decent leader. For now, hope is all we got.

    #1619760
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    Kadin
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    Hun Manet looks like a decent person.

    I’d support him.

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    #1619761
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    me too.

    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]
    Hun Manet looks like a decent person.

    I’d support him.

    #1619762
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    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]
    Hun Manet looks like a decent person.

    I’d support him.

    I think that’s how most Americans vote for their representatives, based on looks not credentials

    #1619763
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    Hun Manet got the look and the credentials. There nothing wrong, the guy came from West point. You would not see anyone that’s like him.

    [i]Originally posted by RoyalOrient[/i]

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    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]
    Hun Manet looks like a decent person.

    I’d support him.

    I think that’s how most Americans vote for their representatives, based on looks not credentials [/quote]

    #1619764
    Avatar of RoyalOrient
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    George W. Bush attended Yale and Ted Kaczynski aka the uni bomber attended Harvard…

    btw if Hun Manet was the son of an ordinary man, he would have a better chance getting into a ivy league like Yale or Harvard but West Point, absolutely not. You have to give Hun Sen that credit not his son.

    And just because you attended a prestigious school does not mean anything. What exactly has Hun Manet done to deserve to be the next leader of Cambodia except be Hun Sen’s son?

    [i]Originally posted by icyfresh[/i]
    Hun Manet got the look and the credentials. There nothing wrong, the guy came from West point. You would not see anyone that’s like him.
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    [i]Originally posted by RoyalOrient[/i]

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    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]
    Hun Manet looks like a decent person.

    I’d support him.

    I think that’s how most Americans vote for their representatives, based on looks not credentials [/quote]
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    #1619765
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    ^ but this is Cambodia. you can not compare to the US. Plus, the citizen of Cambodia likes Hun Sen.

    #1619769
    Avatar of Kadin
    Kadin
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    I didn’t vote for Bush, did you?
    I didn’t vote for Obama either, did you?

    Would you vote for Sam Rainsey? I would never vote for the guy.
    To me, He doesnt look like a decent person.
    kmean om-noy tean.

    I agree with icyfresh. “Hun Manet got the look and the credentials.”

    Giving credit to Hun Sen is fine. He’s Hun Manet’s father.
    Credit should also go to Hun Manet for his achievement.
    He earned it. Or did you think West Point just handed him his degree because he (or Hun Sen) paid for the tuition?

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    Also, “look”, it doesn’t refer to the “physical” appearance alone.

    [i]Originally posted by RoyalOrient[/i]
    George W. Bush attended Yale and Ted Kaczynski aka the uni bomber attended Harvard…

    btw if Hun Manet was the son of an ordinary man, he would have a better chance getting into a ivy league like Yale or Harvard but West Point, absolutely not. You have to give Hun Sen that credit not his son.

    And just because you attended a prestigious school does not mean anything. What exactly has Hun Manet done to deserve to be the next leader of Cambodia except be Hun Sen’s son?

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    [i]Originally posted by icyfresh[/i]
    Hun Manet got the look and the credentials. There nothing wrong, the guy came from West point. You would not see anyone that’s like him.
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    [i]Originally posted by RoyalOrient[/i]

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    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]
    Hun Manet looks like a decent person.

    I’d support him.

    I think that’s how most Americans vote for their representatives, based on looks not credentials [/quote]
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    [Message last modified 01-10-2011 03:25pm by Kadin]

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    #1619768
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    Kadin
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    to you, he does.

    I never got to look at Pol Pot before I knew about the Khmer rouge.

    Therefore, he has never looked “decent” to me.

    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    heyyyyy…[b]Pol Pot look decent from the outsides [/b]too but evil inside hehe…don’t judge by the looks just yet. he might be more evil than his father Hun Sen

    [Message last modified 01-10-2011 03:24pm by Kadin]

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    #1619766
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    Pol Pot classmate said the same thing. He was really a nice guy.

    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    seriously, Pol Pot does look like a really nice decent person from the outside but on the inside mannn that guy killed millions of Cambodian. I hope Hun Manet is not going to be like that

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    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]
    to you, he does.

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    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    heyyyyy…[b]Pol Pot look decent from the outsides [/b]too but evil inside hehe…don’t judge by the looks just yet. he might be more evil than his father Hun Sen

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    #1619767
    Avatar of leang_grel
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    It is not his father who decides whether the son can inherit the throne or not. It is someone else.

    #1619770
    Avatar of Kadin
    Kadin
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    Guess what?
    I would choose Hun Sen over Abhisit any days to be the Prime Minister of my country.

    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    heyyyyyyyy…Saddam Hun Sen look nice decent persons too from the outside but on the inside mannnnn that guy is pure evil just like Pol Pot

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    [i]Originally posted by leang_grel[/i]

    Pol Pot classmate said the same thing. He was really a nice guy.

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    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    seriously, Pol Pot does look like a really nice decent person from the outside but on the inside mannn that guy killed millions of Cambodian. I hope Hun Manet is not going to be like that

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    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]
    to you, he does.

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    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    heyyyyy…[b]Pol Pot look decent from the outsides [/b]too but evil inside hehe…don’t judge by the looks just yet. he might be more evil than his father Hun Sen

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    [Message last modified 01-10-2011 03:29pm by Kadin]

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    #1619771
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    Why are being silly, niceguy. At least Hun Sen can still run the county. Even u don’t like it, u don’t live in Cambodia anyway.

    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    I just don’t get it why people selected the former Khmer Rogue cadet to run the country under his evil rules…shake heads at Kadin

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    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]

    I would choose Hun Sen over Abhisit any days to be the Prime Minister of my country.

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    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    heyyyyyyyy…Saddam Hun Sen look nice decent persons too from the outside but on the inside mannnnn that guy is pure evil just like Pol Pot

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    [i]Originally posted by leang_grel[/i]

    Pol Pot classmate said the same thing. He was really a nice guy.

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    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    seriously, Pol Pot does look like a really nice decent person from the outside but on the inside mannn that guy killed millions of Cambodian. I hope Hun Manet is not going to be like that

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    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]
    to you, he does.

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    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    heyyyyy…[b]Pol Pot look decent from the outsides [/b]too but evil inside hehe…don’t judge by the looks just yet. he might be more evil than his father Hun Sen

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    #1619772
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    Kadin
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    He was a cadet.
    There are KR cadets living in Long Beach.
    There are a lot more living in Cambodia and around the world.

    .

    Hun Sen is not an ideal leader.
    But for the time being, he’s good for Cambodia.
    Thanks to Thailand and Abisit, Hun Sen has gained popularity in Cambodia.
    Like Icyfresh mentioned earlier in this thread, “the citizens of Cambodia like Hun Sen”.

    .
    PS: yes, I am also a citizen of Cambodia.

    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    I just don’t get it why people selected the former Khmer Rogue cadet to run the country under his evil rules…shake heads at Kadin

    [Message last modified 01-10-2011 03:56pm by Kadin]

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    #1619773
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    no. he doesn’t. the military that control “Abhisit” does the dirty work for him.

    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    Good for you, Kadin. at least Khun Abhisit doesn’t create a rule to put people in jail for making freedom of expression and forcibly evicted people for their land hehe

    but I just don’t get it why people selected the former Khmer Rogue cadet to run the country under his evil rules…shake heads at Kadin

    បានចូលសាលា មានសញ្ញាប្រ័ត មិន ប្រាកដថាមានសមត្ថភាពក្នុងកិច្ចការ នោះទេ
    #1619774
    Avatar of Kadin
    Kadin
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    Can you start another thread about Hun Sen?
    This one is about Hun manet.

    thanks.

    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    Yes, Cambodian should thanks Saddam Hun Sen for developing the country. but his communist rule doesn’t apply to any of the international rule which putting the country backward which you can see it until now where people get jailed for trying to get their lands back and the new panel code that’s in effect in Cambodia last month also put the opposition at risk too hehe

    [Message last modified 01-10-2011 04:03pm by Kadin]

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    #1619775
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    Niceguy, seriously stick to ur call of duty like me. Don’t act like u know everything.

    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    C’mon, at least the old senile man Prem is not cruel like Saddam Hun Sen lol

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    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]
    no. he doesn’t. the military that control “Abhisit” does the dirty work for him.

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    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    Good for you, Kadin. at least Khun Abhisit doesn’t create a rule to put people in jail for making freedom of expression and forcibly evicted people for their land hehe

    but I just don’t get it why people selected the former Khmer Rogue cadet to run the country under his evil rules…shake heads at Kadin

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    #1619776
    Avatar of icyfresh
    icyfresh
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    Backward? Have you gone to Cambodia, my friend? It’s moving forward. You have no idea. Let Hun Manet Takes his dad’s place. But again, itnot up to his dad and that’s sad.

    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    Yes, Cambodian should thanks Saddam Hun Sen for developing the country. but his communist rule doesn’t apply to any of the international rule which putting the country backward which you can see it until now where people get jailed for trying to get their lands back and the new panel code that’s in effect in Cambodia last month also put the opposition at risk too hehe

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    [i]Originally posted by icyfresh[/i]
    Why are being silly, niceguy. At least Hun Sen can still run the county. Even u don’t like it, u don’t live in Cambodia anyway.
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    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    I just don’t get it why people selected the former Khmer Rogue cadet to run the country under his evil rules…shake heads at Kadin

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    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]

    I would choose Hun Sen over Abhisit any days to be the Prime Minister of my country.

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    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    heyyyyyyyy…Saddam Hun Sen look nice decent persons too from the outside but on the inside mannnnn that guy is pure evil just like Pol Pot

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    [i]Originally posted by leang_grel[/i]

    Pol Pot classmate said the same thing. He was really a nice guy.

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    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    seriously, Pol Pot does look like a really nice decent person from the outside but on the inside mannn that guy killed millions of Cambodian. I hope Hun Manet is not going to be like that

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    [i]Originally posted by Kadin[/i]
    to you, he does.

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    [i]Originally posted by MrNiceGuy[/i]
    heyyyyy…[b]Pol Pot look decent from the outsides [/b]too but evil inside hehe…don’t judge by the looks just yet. he might be more evil than his father Hun Sen

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