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Orphans of the Cold War : America and the Tibetan struggle for survival

Author: John Kenneth Knaus
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Orphans of The Cold War is the vivid and dramatic account of the secret struggle for Tibet. Drawing on numerous previously classified documents, interviews and his own experience as a CIA operations officer in charge of American covert operations inside Tibet, John Kenneth Knaus offers a sweeping narrative that races from Washington embassies to unmarked planes flying over uncharted territory, from the streets of
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Knaus, John Kenneth, 1923-
Orphans of the Cold War.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©1999
(OCoLC)607117745
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Knaus
ISBN: 1891620185 9781891620188 1891620851 9781891620850
OCLC Number: 40714203
Description: xi, 398 pages : illustrations maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Mission to Shangri-la --
Emergence from Isolation --
Caught in a Bigger Game --
The Invasion of Tibet --
The Dalai Lama's Dilemma --
Occupied Tibet --
The Tibetan Revolt --
The CIA Joins the War --
The Dalai Lama Leaves Tibet --
Washington Reacts to the Revolt --
Tibet in International Diplomacy --
Operations at High Altitudes --
Mustang and Washington --
The Indians Join the Fight --
Operations in a New Era --
The U.S. Government Withdraws --
In Retrospect.
Responsibility: John Kenneth Knaus.

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For decades, the United States ran covert operations into Tibet in an attempt to help Tibetan exiles take back their country from the Chinese. These operations have never been disclosed-until now.  Read more...

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