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War at the top of the world : the struggle for Afghanistan, Kashmir, and Tibet

Author: Eric S Margolis
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2000.
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"Focusing on the four nuclear powers, India, Pakistan, China, and Russia that converge in South Asia along oft-disputed borders created by the Himalayas, War at the Top of the World shows how long-held grudges over Afghanistan, Kashmir, Tibet, and other small territories could erupt into a full-scale nuclear confrontation."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric S Margolis
ISBN: 0415927129 9780415927123 0415930626 9780415930628 9780203011560 0203011562
OCLC Number: 42780425
Notes: Maps on the lining papers.
Includes index.
Description: xii, 250 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Soldiers of Allah --
The bravest men on Earth --
Dodge City meets the Arabian nights --
Fadil the Kurd --
The secret war --
The kingdom of Sikander --
Revolt in the mountains --
The Afghani --
Deconstructing South Asia --
The world's most dangerous border --
Paradise lost --
The road to Siachen --
Musa the warrior --
The hatred of brothers --
The forbidden kingdom --
India awakes --
The clash of titans --
China under siege --
The fate of Asia.
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'Essential reading for all who would understand where Asia is heading.' Paul Bracken, author of Fire in the East; 'The book is good on military issues and useful as a primer for the uninitiated, Read more...

 
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