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What Really Happened in Bangladesh

Washington, Islamabad, and the Genocide in East Pakistan
Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
Length: 24 mins
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In 1971, the Pakistani government orchestrated a brutal military crackdown against the Bengali population in East Pakistan - while the United States stuck by its ally Pakistan. Gary Bass' new book spotlights the "significant complicity" of U.S. President Richard Nixon and his national security adviser, Henry Kissinger, in this "forgotten genocide".

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The narration was good and hence uplifts the overall book

What other book might you compare What Really Happened in Bangladesh to and why?

This is a short book to compare with others. Magnificent Delusions by Husain Haqqani does cover this subject in more detail.

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Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Nixon and Kissinger's partnership in turning a blind eye to the genocide.