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War at the Top of the World The Struggle for Afghanistan, Kashjmir and Tibet

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ISBN-10: 0415934680

ISBN-13: 9780415934688

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Eric S. Margolis

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What will the post-Taliban government of Afghanistan look like? How will the war in Afghanistan affect the already unstable politics of Central Asia? InWar at the Top of the World, veteran foreign correspondent Eric Margolis presents a revelatory history of the complicated and volatile conflicts that have entangled Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United States, the Soviet Union, and many others. By 1999, Pakistan had proven they have medium-range nuclear weapons, and now the threat that their government could be taken over by a radical Islamic fundamentalist faction is stronger than ever. In fact, Osama bin Laden has already claimed to have a nuclear weapon. How could this have happened?…    
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 3/29/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Eric Margolis is Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia. Margolis and Laurence are coeditors of Concepts: Core Readings (MIT Press).

Introduction: Black Tuesday
The Great Jihad
Soldiers of Allah
The Bravest Men on Earth
Dodge City Meets the Arabian Nights
Fadil the Kurd
The Secret War
Enter the Taliban
Brother Osama
Kashmir--War in Paradise
Prologue
The Kingdom of Sikander
Revolt in the Mountains
The Afghani
Deconstructing South Asia
The World's Most Dangerous Border
Paradise Lost
War in the Death Zone
The Road to Siachen
Musa the Warrior
The Hatred of Brothers
The Roof of the World
The Forbidden Kingdom
India Awakes
The Clash of Titans
China Under Siege
The Fate of Asia
War Without End
Index