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Published on January 1, 2008

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INDIA AND PAKISTAN SINCE INDEPENDENCE:  INDIA AND PAKISTAN SINCE INDEPENDENCE NEHRU:  NEHRU FIVE YEAR PLANS SOCIALIST ECONOMY NEUTRAL IN COLD WAR INDIA A “ONE-PARTY DEMOCRACY” Prime minister 1948-1966, when he died INDIRA GANDHI:  INDIRA GANDHI NEHRU’S DAUGHTER NOT RELATED TO MAHATMA GANDHI POPULAR BUT ECONOMY DID POORLY IN 1970s P.M. 1966-1977, 1980-84. ASSASSINATED BY A SIKH BODYGUARD. EMERGENCY:  EMERGENCY INDIRA GANDHI TRIES TO GET DICTATORIAL POWERS WHEN SHE’S ACCUSED OF CORRUPTION IN 1970s JANATA DAL PARTY DEFEATS CONGRESS IN ELECTIONS IN 1977, RESTORES FULL DEMOCRACY AND CIVIL RIGHTS RAJIV GANDHI:  RAJIV GANDHI INDIRA’S SON POPULAR INTERVENES IN SRI LANKA P.M. FROM 1984 UNTIL ASSASSINATED BY TAMIL SEPARATISTS IN 1991 INDIA’S ASSETS:  INDIA’S ASSETS GOOD TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BUILT BY BRITISH (RAILROAD NETWORK) PUSH FOR EDUCATION – MANY WELL-TRAINED PEOPLE HUGE MIDDLE CLASS HIGH TECH INDUSTRIES – CENTERED IN BANGALORE WORLD’S BIGGEST DEMOCRACY POLITICAL STABILITY COMMON USE OF ENGLISH BY EDUCATED PEOPLE ABLE TO FEED ITSELF THANKS TO “GREEN REVOLUTION” BOLLYWOOD WORLD’S LARGEST MOVIE INDUSTRY:  BOLLYWOOD WORLD’S LARGEST MOVIE INDUSTRY INDIA’S PROBLEMS:  INDIA’S PROBLEMS MASSIVE POVERTY CONFLICT BETWEEN CASTES & RELIGIONS THREE WARS WITH PAKISTAN OVER KASHMIR – TERRORISTS FROM KASHMIR; 1962 border war with China NUCLEAR STANDOFF WITH PAKISTAN PAKISTAN AND BANGLADESH:  PAKISTAN AND BANGLADESH PAKISTAN:  PAKISTAN ORIGINALLY TWO TERRITORIES, A THOUSAND MILES APART, SPEAKING TWO UNRELATED LANGUAGES WEST PAKISTAN DOMINATED WEST PAKISTAN HAD FERTILE LAND ONLY IN THE INDUS RIVER SYSTEM POLITICAL HISTORY:  POLITICAL HISTORY PAKISTAN ALTERNATED BETWEEN ELECTED DEMOCRACY AND MILITARY DICTATORSHIP Shown at left: Zulfikar and Benazir Bhutto CREATION OF BANGLADESH:  CREATION OF BANGLADESH In 1970s, West Pakistani dictator Ayub Khan cracked down on politicians inEast Pakistan. In 1971 election, East Pakistani leader Sheik Mujibur Rahman won. The military government refused to accept the results. East Pakistan seceded and became independent with help from India. BANGLADESH:  BANGLADESH Soon after independence, Bangladesh was hit with massive floods and famine BANGLADESH:  BANGLADESH LAND OF RIVER DELTAS – VERY PRODUCTIVE LAND PERIODIC FLOODING BECAUSE OF MONSOONS EXTREME POVERTY FEARS TODAY OF ISLAMIC EXTREMISM PAKISTAN TODAY:  PAKISTAN TODAY MILITARY DICTATORSHIP SINCE 2000 HISTORICALLY, AN ALLY OF THE U.S. AMBIGUOUS ROLE IN TERRORISM PAKISTAN’S CONNECTION WITH ISLAMIC TERRORISM:  PAKISTAN’S CONNECTION WITH ISLAMIC TERRORISM In 1980, military dictator of Pakistan solidified his power by passing Islamization program, institutes sharia or Islamic law. Slide19:  PAKISTANI INTELLIGENCE SECRETLY AIDS THE TALIBAN IN AFGHANISTAN, AND TERROR ATTACKS IN KASHMIR MADRASAS:  MADRASAS NORTHWEST FRONTIER:  NORTHWEST FRONTIER LITTLE GOVERNMENT CONTROL OVER ARMED SEMI-NOMADIC TRIBES OSAMA PROBABLY HIDING IN MOUNTAINS THERE THE “ISLAMIC BOMB”:  THE “ISLAMIC BOMB” PAKISTAN EXPLODED ITS FIRST NUCLEAR DEVICE IN DESERT IN 1998. DR. A.Q. KHAN RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS SECRET DEVELOPMENT, AND SHARES TECHNOLOGY WITH “ROGUE STATES” LIKE LIBYA, NORTH KOREA, MAYBE OTHERS NUCLEAR CRISIS :  NUCLEAR CRISIS

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