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The politics of heroin : CIA complicity in the global drug trade, Afghanistan, Southeast Asia, Central America, Colombia / Alfred W. McCoy.

Author/Creator:
McCoy, Alfred W.
Publication:
Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
xxvi, 709 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Edition:
Rev. ed.
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Subjects:
Heroin industry.
Drug traffic -- History -- 20th century.
Drug traffic -- Southeast Asia -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
Contents:
Sicily : home of the Mafia
Marseille : America's heroin laboratory
Opium for the natives
Cold War opium boom
South Vietnam's heroin traffic
Hong Kong : Asia's heroin laboratory
The Golden Triangle
War on drugs
The CIA's covert wars.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 649-680) and index.
ISBN:
1556524838
OCLC:
50982369