Tom Vater

Tom Vater

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Posts tagged US foreign policy

The Man with the Golden Mind live debut

It doesn’t have a cover yet though the publication date has been confirmed by Exhibit A. My second Detective Maier Mystery is out in April – The Man with the Golden Mind is a tale of espionage, double-crossings and murder set against the historical backdrop of the US secret war in Laos – the largest […]

War On the Roof Of The World – Nepal’s Struggle for Peace

In 2004, writer Tom Vater visited the war stricken kingdom of Nepal and met a Maoist cell high up in the Annapurna’s for four days of talks. Two years on and Nepal’s belligerent king has shut down democracy alltogether and driven communist rebels and pro-democracy advocates into the same corner, while his police forces in […]

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