Asia - Modern Conflicts

Modern Conflicts

Some of the events pivotal in the Asia territory related to the relationship with the outside world in the post-Second World War were:

  • The Korean War
  • The Vietnam War
  • The Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation
  • The Iranian Revolution
  • The Soviet War in Afghanistan
  • The Iran–Iraq War
  • The Killing Fields in Cambodia
  • The Sri Lankan Civil War
  • The Dissolution of the Soviet Union
  • The 1991 Gulf War
  • The India-Pakistan Wars
  • The 2006 Thai coup d'état
  • The Burmese Civil War
  • The Islamic Awakening (Arab Spring)

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