Det danske Fredsakademi
Kronologi over fredssagen og international politik 3 december
1971 / Time Line December 3, 1971
2. December 1971, 4. December 1971
krig mod Indien om
Litteratur: The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a
Forgotten Genocide. / : Gary J. Bass.
Random House, 2013. - 528 s.
'A riveting history-the first full account-of the involvement of
Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger in the 1971 atrocities in
Bangladesh that led to war between India and Pakistan, shaped the
fate of Asia, and left in their wake a host of major strategic
consequences for the world today.
Giving an astonishing inside view of how the White House really
works in a crisis, The Blood Telegram is an unprecedented chronicle
of a pivotal but little-known chapter of the Cold War. Gary J. Bass
shows how Nixon and Kissinger supported Pakistan's military
dictatorship as it brutally quashed the results of a historic free
election. The Pakistani army launched a crackdown on what was then
East Pakistan (today an independent Bangladesh), killing hundreds
of thousands of people and sending ten million refugees fleeing to
India-one of the worst humanitarian crises of the twentieth
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