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Laos

The US bombed Laos into oblivion and is now trying to scare it away from cooperation with China
China, Laos

The US bombed Laos into oblivion and is now trying to scare it away from cooperation with China

Claims that the Belt and Road initiative “could create a new epidemic” are a bizarre new line of attack on Beijing’s efforts in the country By Timur Fomenko, a political analyst FILE PHOTO: A young man rides atop a load of cluster bomb casings and bomb scrap that his family is taking to a scrap market in town, Xieng Khouang, Laos, 2005. ©  Jerry Redfern/LightRocket via Getty Images Laos – a landlocked communist state in Southeast Asia, wedged between China, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar – has the potential to be a nexus of sorts for the entire region. However, its cooperation with Beijing has come under fire from the West. The impoverished nation holds the unenviable distinction of "the most bombed country in history" after the US dropped over 2 mi...