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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 16 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 16 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 16, 2018

755: An Lushan revolts against Chancellor Yang Guozhong at Fanyang, initiating the An Shi Rebellion during the Tang dynasty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Shi_Rebellion

http://asianhistory.about.com/od/ancientchina/f/What-Was-The-An-Lushan-Rebellion.htm

1598: Amiral Yi Sun-sin (Yi Soon-shin or Lee Sun-shin) is killed during the Batlle of Noryang won by the Korean against the Japanese (19 November in lunar calendar)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Noryang
https://openendedsocialstudies.org/2016/06/25/admiral-yi-sun-sin/

1598-11-19-Yi-Sun-sin-death

1941: Japanese occupy Miri, on Sarawak island (Indonesia)

1948: Independence of Cambodia from France in the frame of Union Française

1949: Mao Zedong arrives to Moscow for the 70th birthday of Stalin and where he will stay two months

1949-12-16 Mao arrive en URSS
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11576.html
http://astro.temple.edu/~rimmerma/Mao’s_Moscow_visit.htm
http://www.net-film.ru/en/film-27809/?search=p4

1950: President Harry S. Truman declares a state of emergency, after Chinese troops enter the fight with communist North Korea in the Korean War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/truman-declares-state-of-emergency

1961: US president Kennedy decides to ugrate to 15,000 the number of US soldiers based in Vietnam

1962: British restore order in Brunei, after a pro-Indonesian revolt

1965: General William Westmoreland sends U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara a request for 243,000 more men by the end of 1966 in Vietnam

1971: Indian forces enter Dakha. Capitulation of the Pakistani army. Bangladesh is independent


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pakistani-forces-defeated-in-bangladesh
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16th-december-1971-india-defeated-pakistan-in-bangladesh-war
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instrument_of_Surrender_(1971)
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/bangladesh-16-december-1971-aesthetic-narratives-its-mohamed-mijarul?trk=hb_ntf_MEGAPHONE_ARTICLE_POST

1972: Henry Kissinger announces that North Vietnam has left private peace negotiations, in Paris
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/kissinger-announces-that-north-vietnamese-left-negotiations

2006: In Nepal, the government and Maoist rebels agree on a provisional constitution

2011: Burma Karen rebel leader Mahn Nyein Maung is sentenced to 17 years in prison on a charge of “unlawful association”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16227766

2013: More than 1,000 Australian troops have completed their withdrawal from Afghanistan, marking the end of a deployment that has left dozens of troops dead and hundreds more seriously wounded.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/12/australian-troops-leave-afghanistan-201312169306647453.html

2014: At least 142 people, including 132 children, are killed in a horrific attack by Pakistani Taliban fighters (TTP) on a military-run school in Peshawar in Pakistan’s Northwest
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30491435
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/12/fighters-attack-army-run-school-pakistan-20141216742794184.html

2015 : The United States government authorizes eight separate defense deals  with Taiwan totaling $1.83 billion and drawing criticism and concern from the Chinese government
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-35115507
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/nation/2015-12/16/content_15359498.html