Imperialism in the Indian subcontinent: The 1971 story

Vijay Prashad and Aijaz Ahmad discuss the recent Nixon tapes and the role of imperialism in the Indian subcontinent, especially in the context of the Bangladesh Independence War

September 10, 2020 by Newsclick

Marxist intellectual Aijaz Ahmad and Vijay Prashad of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research talk about the recent revelations regarding the Nixon tapes. They talk about the events preceding and during the Bangladesh Liberation war of 1971, the interests of the United States in the region and what led to the war and the suffering.