The war of 1971 that created Bangladesh was the most significant geopolitical event in the Indian subcontinent since partition in 1947. It tilted the balance of power between India and Pakistan steeply in favor of India. Srinath Raghavan contends that the crisis and its cast of characters can be understood only in a wider international context.
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The Chronicle of a Birth Foretold?
1 The Turning Point
3 The Neighbor
4 The Grand Strategists
5 The Reluctant Russians
6 Poster Child and Pariah
7 Power and Principle
8 The Chinese Puzzle
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