O'Brien-Kelly, M. (2006) The Role of Natural Resources in the Khmer Rouge - Royal Government of Cambodia Peace Negotiations and Reintegration Process

The 1996 Khmer Rouge (KR) defections were a precursor for the ultimate termination of Cambodia's protracted civil. During the Royal Government of Cambodia's (RGC) first mandate, KR factions broke from the hard-line KR elites and negotiated with the government. The Win-Win policy encouraged these defections. This policy was based on economic goals, a power sharing agreement and promises of development for marginalized areas.

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