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Author Conboy, Kenneth J.

Title The CIA's secret war in Tibet / Kenneth Conboy and James Morrison
Published Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2002
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Description 1 online resource (x, 301 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Modern war studies
Modern war studies.
Contents Contact -- Tightrope -- The Prodigal Son -- Saipan -- Four Rivers, Six Ranges -- Virginia -- Whale -- Dumra -- Hitting Their Stride -- Markham -- Mustang -- Favored Son -- Chakrata -- Oak Tree -- The Joelikote Boys -- Omens -- Revolution -- Civil War -- A Pass Too Far
Summary In one of the most remote covert campaigns of the cold war, the CIA harnessed, nurtured, and encouraged the Khampa tribesmen of Tibet in their defiance against Chinese subjugation. This is the first time the story has been told
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-294) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
Espionage, American -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Subversive activities -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
China -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Foreign relations -- China.
United States -- Relations -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Form Electronic book
Author Morrison, James, -2000.
ISBN 0700628053 (electronic bk.)
9780700628056 (electronic bk.)