AND THIS DUDE WAS THE REASSURING, "HUMAN" FACE!
Nepal's Maoist insurgents send out a mild-mannered, computer engineering, nerd type to charm the Western media into complacency ( not a very high bar to surmount, historically speaking, for Communist guerillas) and the guy can't get out two minutes of talking points before breaking into a glassy-eyed trance, reverting to type, and praising Stalinism and China's Cultural Revolution
Think what the scary Maoists are like in a rural village at night.Curzon
has a firsthand report
at Coming Anarchy