The Bloodiest Dictator You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

The story of Pol Pot, the evil dictator who destroyed Cambodia

Jacob Wilkins

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A photograph of Pol Pot by an unknown photographer, c. 1970s (Wikimedia Commons)

Communism and fascism were rife throughout the twentieth century. Though different from an ideological standpoint, both of these political doctrines were at the heart of the most infamous regimes in human history. Hitler’s Germany, Stalin’s Russia, and Mao’s China…

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