Wars, conflicts and strategy on 15 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 15 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 15, 2019

1896: French and British sign an agreement on their south-East Asia zones of influence. France recognizes the independence od Siam and the British recognizes the French protectorate on Laos

1936: Japanese leave the Naval Conference of London
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/naval-arms-control-1935.htm

1943: During World War II, the Japanese are driven off Guadalcanal
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_guadalcanal.htm
http://www.c-span.org/video/?300576-1/battle-guadalcanal

1949: The Chinese Communist Party forces took over Tianjin from the Nationalist Government
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tianjin_Campaign
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/550.htm

1951: In Korea, United Nations stop the sino-North Korean offensive

1962: Naval incident between Indonesia and Netherland off West New Guinea

1973: Citing progress in peace negociations, President Richard Nixon announces the suspension of offensive actions in North Vietnam
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/15/newsid_2530000/2530549.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-halts-military-action-against-north-vietnam

1989: “Private visit” (up to 20 January) of Vietnamese vice-minister of Foreign Affairs Dinh Nho Liem to Beijing. First high level meeting since 1979
http://articles.latimes.com/1989-01-15/news/mn-949_1_cambodian-conflict

2007: Abu Sayyaf leader Abu Solaiman is killed in a clash on the island of Jolo
http://www.arabnews.com/node/293358

2008: In the Philippines, Muslim separatists walk away from the signing of a deal with the government


2014: China launchs a scathing diplomatic attack against Japan, warning African nations of an impending “resurrection of Japanese militarism” and branding Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a “troublemaker”

 

 

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