How did the Syrian civil war begin? And why does it continue till date?
Israel-Palestine conflict - a painful struggle of more than 100 years. Let's try to understand how it all began.
Soviet-Afghan war had many significant outcomes. The instability in Afghanistan politics; the Mujahideen; the Al Qaeda; the Taliban; these all were in some ways related to the war that spanned around a decade starting in 1979. Before the Soviet invasion, already there was turmoil in Afghanistan politics. After the 1978 coup, Afghanistan’s communist party had … Continue reading Soviet War in Afghanistan
North Korea was backed by the USSR and South Korea was backed by the USA. And a war erupted. Sounds familiar? Well, that happened a number of times during the Cold War. During the first half of the twentieth century, Korea was under the control of Japan. However, at the end of the second world-war, … Continue reading The Korean War
World War I had set the stage for World War II. Once again, the European nations’ invasions led to a massive war which would spread through a major part of the world. The actual war began on 3 September 1939, two days after Germany had invaded Poland. Hitler was the leader of Germany at that … Continue reading World War II
World War I started off as a European quarrel, caused by rivalry between their nations. But then, it spread, and was even fought in Africa and Asia. What sparked the war was the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand by a Serb in 1914. Following this, Austria declared war on Serbia. But the war was … Continue reading World War I
The American Civil War split the United States of America to northern and southern states and left a legacy of bitterness. Slavery was the prime reason here, as it was prevalent in many southern states. In 1861, when Abraham Lincoln was elected as the president of US, he pledged to abolish slavery, and after this eleven … Continue reading The American Civil War