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1 Kepel, Gilles Jihad: The Trail of Political Islam
Cambridge Belknap press of Harvard University Press 2002 0674008774 / 9780674008779 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
1/4 cloth and boards, mionr wear at spine ends, crease to rear inner flap, 354 pp. Dust jacket has light wear at spine ends.; 8 Vo. 
Price: 14.41 USD
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2 Tucker, Shelby Among Insurgents Walking Through Burma
London The Radcliffe Press (2000) 1860645291 / 9781860645297 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Lower corners are bumped but is otherwise nearly fine, unmarked. The dust jacket has matching bumps to the lower corners, the spine is slightly faded. No chips or tears. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 386 pages;
Among Insurgents describes the author's journey into Burma through a border area of China closed to foreigners, through the Shan and Kachin States, and out of Burma via an area of India closed to foreigners. En route, he was detained by Communist insurgents, handed over to Kachin insurgents and arrested by the Indian Army. Among Insurgents also examines the symbiotic relationship between the civil war in Burma and the international drugs trade. The author interviewed growers of opium poppies and leaders on both sides of the narcotics divide, and his report to the US National Security Council may have contributed to Washington’s changed perception of the Burmese Army as the main player in the trade.
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