How did the Syrian civil war begin? And why does it continue till date?
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
It is important to note that the Hundred Years’ War did not last for exactly one hundred years. The actual timeline is considered to be from 1337 to 1453. It was a war where the world witnessed the British-French conflict which would go on, way beyond this war period. The Hundred Years’ War was not … Continue reading The Hundred Years’ War
Vietnam, along with Cambodia and Laos, used to be a French colony. In World War II, Japanese soldiers had occupied it. It was during this time, the Viet Minh league, led by its communist leader Ho Chi Minh, declared Vietnam independent from France. And that’s why... the war. Soon after the world war, in 1946, … Continue reading The Vietnam War