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24/01/2008 10:43:00 * no map questions on first exam but follow maps for understanding current events-pakistan review: India/bangledesh=southeast asian empire of british 1947 independence generation still alive that witnessed bloodshed of division, so still mistrust Pakistan multiethnic, benalis in bangledesh parsees=in India 1971 EP Bangledesh Kashmir north of India, claimed by India and bangledesh cease fire line=line of control status quo=things as they stand now, existisng power most of Kashmir (wealthier) controlled by India Pakistanis own azad Kashmir Pakistan says Kashmir is a muslim majority state and therefore belongs to  them, India says Kashmir signed an instrument of accession so it belongs to  them o 1948: I allow referendum for Kashmir to decide Wars on Kashmir o 1948—LOC created o 1965—(1962 indian army suffers defeat from china, Pakistan sends  raiders into Indian Kashmir b/c India seems weak, un mediation, war  ends) o 1971—not war for Kashmir, but war for feelings of Bengalis in EP,  election in 1971 lead to rise of awami league, whose mission was  secession
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wp sends troops to bangledesh, flow of refuges to India, Indian  army cuts off supplies for WP in EP help Bangledesh form  from EP cold war=mutual suspicion us and soviet union (end of wwii, us and soviet states  allies, break up partnership, end in 1970s) Pakistanis aligned with us, so signed on immediately to anti soviet union  coalition o ”most allied ally” o sign on to containment to get American economic aid and power to offset Indian power monopoly o containment=surround soviets with military bases (NATO, japan) o Pakistan+iraq+iran alliance=CENTO central treaty organization o SEATO= southeast asian organization o 1 pt in cw, us had 960ish military locations around world
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