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The Blood Telegram

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Written by Gary J. BassAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Gary J. Bass

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: July 15, 2014
  • Price: $16.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-307-74462-3 (0-307-74462-0)
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
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Winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize for Best Foreign Affairs Book

A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year: The Economist, Financial Times, The New Republic, The Washington Post, Kirkus Reviews

This magnificent history provides the first full account of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger’s secret support for Pakistan in 1971 as it committed shocking atrocities in Bangladesh—which led to war between India and Pakistan, shaped the fate of Asia, and left major strategic consequences for the world today.

Drawing on previously unheard White House tapes, recently declassified documents, and investigative reporting, Gary Bass uncovers an astonishing unknown story of superpower brinkmanship, war, scandal, and conscience. Revelatory, authoritative, and compulsively readable, The Blood Telegram is a thrilling chronicle of a pivotal chapter in American foreign policy.