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I am not Ed Moise by a long shot, but my view is that the book
indeed has collector value, but little else. Gareth Porter is not
a first choice for objective scholarship. Maybe not even a
> Gareth Porter is not
> a first choice for objective scholarship. Maybe not even a
> second choice.
"The Khmer Rouge Canon 1975-1979: The Standard Total Academic
View on Cambodia" http://jim.com/canon.htm by Sophal Ear describes
Gareth Porter's academic credibility. Scroll down to footnote
 and read the next several paragraphs. I don't believe that
Mr. Porter has ever publicly acknowledged his erroneous analysis
or his Maoist bias.