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Book review: the blood telegram: Nixon, Kissinger and A Forgotten Genocide by Gary J. Bass

Sprik, Lenneke (2014) Book review: the blood telegram: Nixon, Kissinger and A Forgotten Genocide by Gary J. Bass. LSE Review of Books (25 Jul 2014) Blog.

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Abstract

Winner of the 2014 Lionel Gelber Prize for Foreign Affairs, The Blood Telegram chronicles how Nixon and Kissinger supported Pakistan’s military dictatorship as it brutally quashed the results of a historic free election. Gary J. Bass argues that the United States’ embrace of the military dictatorship in Islamabad went on to mould Asia’s destiny for decades. This book has the potential to fuel international lawyers to research the legal consequences of the passive stance taken by Nixon and his underlings, writes Lenneke Sprik.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Library of Congress subject classification: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D204 Modern History
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D839 Post-war History, 1945 on
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2017 14:27
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/74179/

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