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A Short History of India-Pakistan Relations

A Short History of India-Pakistan Relations

In 1947, following Britain’s withdrawal from its Indian Empire, India and Pakistan became independent states carved out of the former British Raj. The partition created Hindu majority India and overwhelmingly Muslim Pakistan. Dislocation and violence soon erupted in communities split by the new borders. By the millions, Hindus and Sikhs in Pakistan fled their homes …

Feature History – Soviet-Afghan War

Feature History – Soviet-Afghan War

It’s time we stop Stalin and Marx this topic off the list. And if you’re hoping for something else, well Soviet. Oh god what have I done. Hello and welcome to Feature History. Brought to you by the Great Courses Plus, more on that later, and featuring the Soviet-Afghan war. A war where the battles …