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Drugs, Oil, and War The United States in Afghanistan, Colombia, and Indochina

ISBN-10: 0742525228

ISBN-13: 9780742525221

Edition: 2003

Authors: Peter Dale Scott

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Description:

This text illuminates the forces that drive US global policy, from Vietnam and Colombia to Afghanistan and Iraq. It brings to light the intertwined patterns of drugs, oil politics, and intelligence networks that have been central to the larger workings of US intervention in Third World countries.
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Book details

List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
Preface
Introduction: The Deep Politics of U.S. Interventions
Afghanistan, Heroin, and Oil (2002)
Drugs and Oil in U.S. Asian Wars: From Indochina to Afghanistan
Indochina, Colombia, and Afghanistan: Emerging Patterns
The Origins of the Drug Proxy Strategy: The KMT, Burma, and U.S. Organized Crime
Colombia, Cocaine, and Oil (2001)
The United States and Oil in Colombia
The CIA and Drug Traffickers in Colombia
The Need to Disengage from Colombia
Indochina, Opium, and Oil (from The War Conspiracy, 1972)
Overview: Public, Private, and Covert Political Power
CAT/Air America, 1950-1970
Laos, 1959-1970
Cambodia and Oil, 1970
Opium, the China Lobby, and the CIA
A Deep Politics Bibliography
Index
About the Author