PDF | 15+ minutes read | Review: Gary J. Bass (); 'The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger and a Forgotten Genocide'; Hurst & Co: London. 𝗣𝗗𝗙 | On Feb 11, , Jon Peter Dorschner and others published The Blood Telegram. After reading Bass’s account of this shameful episode, one has to conclude that where the Bengalis were concerned, Kissinger and Nixon simply did not give a damn.”. Bass draws up a severe indictment of Nixon and Kissinger.”. In The Blood Telegram, Bass expertly recounts.
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In , it was the 'China opening'. From India, it looks as though the US view of Geo-politics is such that it will always need to cosy up with the military dictators in Pakistan for some reason or other.
However, it is all not negative news on the US front in The story won't be complete without the gallant, humane and honest officers in the State Dept, Sen. Archer Blood, the Consul General in Dacca, and his deputies put up a tremendous struggle against the policy conducted by Nixon. In the process, many of them jeopardised their careers for good.
Kenneth Keating, the US ambassador to India, was another sterling personality, fighting his own govt's indifference to genocide. Ted Kennedy visited India and toured the refugee centers and fought for the Bengalis in Capitol Hill.
In a lighter vein, it so happened that while the massive blood letting and killings were going on in East Pakistan, the three officers in the Dacca Consulate who fought for justice for the Bengalis, were named Blood, Butcher and Killgore!
This information was never highlighted in the Indian media in I think it was good that they did not because otherwise, we might have had to deal with sectarian groups in India which would have tried to convert the crisis into a crisis for Muslims in India. The other point is that India, for all its proclamations of non-alignment and third-world solidarity, found itself completely without friends from the world at large and was censured in the UN General Assembly.
India had to depend on the USSR mostly for diplomatic support and had to fund the refugee relief mainly from its own impoverished masses. India's 'friends' in the Islamic world, like Jordan, Turkey, Iran and Egypt, transferred fighter aircrafts to bolster their Islamic brethern in Pak, even though India had more Muslims than Pakistan in !