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

by Eric Margolis

Book cover for War at the Top of the World: The Struggle for Afghanistan, Kashmir and Tibet

In this stunning read, veteran foreign correspondent Eric Margolis presents a revelatory history of the complicated and volatile conflicts that entangle one of the most beautiful and remote parts of the world.

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  • On Sep 11 2016 Tom Copeland (USCG) read this book and commented:

    An interesting mix of boots-on-the-ground war journalism and geopolitical discussions. The bits about the Kashmir conflict were all new to me. This book was written in 2000; I think some of his predictions have not quite played out. For example he suggests that in the US the federal government will get weaker and the states will get stronger. I think the opposite has happened.