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.