The Unsung Indian Heroes of Bangladesh’s Liberation War
By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Several police officers from Assam trained the Mukti Bahini in guerrilla warfare in the run-up to the war.
Why Won’t Pakistan Fully Recognize the 1971 War?
By Asif Muztaba Hassan
Fully recognizing the atrocities committed during the war will be equivalent to acknowledging the Two Nations Theory has failed, a significant blow to Pakistan’s identity.
How the Cold War Shaped Bangladesh’s Liberation War
By Shah Tazrian Ashrafi
The 1971 war served as a perfect ground for the age-old India-Pakistan hostility to play out, it also attracted the attention of the Cold War’s key players.
How India Aims to Make the Best of Bangladesh’s Independence Anniversary
By Abhijnan Rej
Bangladesh will celebrate its 50th anniversary as an independent country next year. The Modi government has good reasons to celebrate alongside in its run-up.
The Last Secret of the 1971 India-Pakistan War
By James Maclaren
Does Pakistan continue to detain POWs from the war? The families think so.
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
By Jayita Sarkar
Like so many of South Asia's flashpoints, the Rohingya crisis has roots in the bloody Partition of 1947.
India, Pakistan and the 1971 War POWs
By Alastair Sloan
Indian POWs from the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 remain a sore point in bilateral relations.