Bangladesh and Pakistan
William Milam- former American Ambassador to Pakistan and to Bangladesh and a current Senior Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
The Indian subcontinent is a land of smoldering tensions and rivalries that extend deeply into the past. The countries of Pakistan and Bangladesh, once united,are today independent nations still affected by the bitter heritage of their 1971 civil war. William Milam, a former ambassador to both countries, explains their complex history.