Ch 5: The Indo-Pakistani Conflict (1947-present)

About This Chapter

Use these lessons to find out more about the Indo-Pakistani conflict. Those who are studying modern history or military history, or anyone with an interest in history and world conflicts, can find many learning opportunities here.

The Indo-Pakistani Conflict (1947-present) - Chapter Summary

The series of events related to the conflict between India and Pakistan is covered in depth in this chapter. The lessons examine the origins of the conflict, the major events from 1947 to the present, and what the situation in this region looks like today. The professional and experienced history instructors who lead these lessons present you with a timeline of events and discuss major themes for this ongoing conflict, and you can check your progress with frequent quizzes. After you've watched all the lessons in this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Analyze the conflict between Muslim and Hindu religious groups in this region
  • Provide the causes and effects of the Indo-Pakistani Wars
  • Discuss the importance of the territory of Kashimir in these conflicts
  • Describe the Bangladesh Liberation War and Kargil War
  • List events of the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
  • Tell about the nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan
  • Define the role of terrorism in the relationship between these two states
  • Identify the diplomatic overtures and peace negotiations between these countries

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