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The Blood telegram : Nixon, Kissinger, and a forgotten genocide

Author: Gary Jonathan Bass
Publisher: New York : Alfred A Knopf, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A full-length account of the involvement of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger in Pakistan's brutal 1970s military dictatorship argues that they encouraged China's military presence in India, illegally supplied weapons used in massacres and embraced military strategies that have negatively impacted geopolitics for decades. By the author of Freedom's Battle.
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Genre/Form: History
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Named Person: Richard M Nixon; Henry Kissinger; Richard Nixon; Henry Kissinger; Henry Kissinger; Richard M Nixon; Henry Kissinger; Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon; Henry 1923- Kissinger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Jonathan Bass
ISBN: 9780307700209 0307700208
OCLC Number: 842337440
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Awards: Cundill Prize in Historical Literature Winner, 2014.
Description: xxiv, 499 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: South Asia, 1971 --
The tilt --
Cyclone Pakistan --
Mrs. Gandhi --
"Mute and horrified witnesses" --
The Blood telegram --
The inferno next door --
"Don't squeeze Yahya" --
Exodus --
India alone --
The China channel --
The East is Red --
The Mukti Bahini --
"The hell with the damn Congress" --
Soviet friends --
Kennedy --
"We really slobbered over the old witch" --
The guns of November --
The fourteen-day war --
"I consider this our Rhineland" --
Aftermaths.
Responsibility: Gary J. Bass.

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A full-length account of the involvement of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger in Pakistan's brutal 1970s military dictatorship argues that they encouraged China's military presence in India, illegally supplied weapons used in massacres and embraced military strategies that have negatively impacted geopolitics for decades. By the author of Freedom's Battle.

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