n 1954, the Geneva Agreement was born, marking a setback for the Cambodian communist movement. Unlike Vietnam, which has a half-state sovereignty, Pathet Laos was neglected by the two provinces and the Cambodian communists and forced to disarm. Any day spent sewing is a good day poster. Half of the force followed leader Son Ngoc Minh mixed into the Vietnamese army following Polish ships to North Vietnam. The other half, about a thousand party members and sympathizers retreated into darkness, placed under the command of Sieu Heng.