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Kissinger's Killing Fields / Nick Turse

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The United States has really never acknowledged the scale of the destruction in Cambodia, or the role that the U.S. played in ushering the Khmer Rouge. There's been no real effort to, to provide any type of compensation.

American journalist Nick Terse joins This is Hell to discuss his recent Intercept piece, "Kissinger's Killing Fields." Interviews with more than 75 witnesses and survivors of U.S. military attacks and an exclusive archive of documents show that Henry Kissinger is responsible for even more civilian deaths in Cambodia than was previously known.

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Nick Turse

Nick Turse is an investigative reporter, a fellow at the Type Media Center, the managing editor of, a contributing writer at The Intercept, and the co-founder of Dispatch Books. He is the author, most recently, of Next Time They’ll Come to Count the Dead: War and Survival in South Sudan as well as the New York Times bestseller Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam, which received a 2014 American Book Award. His previous books include Tomorrow's Battlefield, The Changing Face of Empire, The Complex, and The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan.  He has reported from the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Africa and written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Harper's Magazine, Vice News, Yahoo News, Teen Vogue, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Nation, and, among other print and online publications.

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