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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 17 November in Asian history

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WARS, CONFLICTS  AND STRATEGY ON 17 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 17, 2018

1183: In Japan, battle of Mizushima during the Gempei War of 1180-1185: The Minamoto-Taira Conflict
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mizushima
http://warfarehistorian.blogspot.fr/2014/09/gempei-war-of-1180-1185-minamoto-taira.html

1183 Battle of Mizushima

1905: Eulsa treaty or  Japan-Korea Protectorate treaty against the will of king Kojong
http://www.conservapedia.com/Eulsa_Treaty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eulsa_Treaty
http://www.kyotodreamtrips.com/eulsa-treaty/

1905-11-Eulsa-treaty

1950: Tenzin Gyatso,  the 14th Dalai Lama, is called upon to assume full political power (head of the  State and Government) after some 80,000 Peoples Liberation Army soldiers  invaded Tibet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_Dalai_Lama

1965: In Vietnam, the US 1st Cavalry unit ambushed in the Ia Drang Valley

1965-11-17-battle-of-ia-drang
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/1st-cavalry-unit-ambushed-in-the-ia-drang-valley
http://www.historynet.com/ia-drang-where-battlefield-losses-convinced-ho-giap-and-mcnamara-the-u-s-could-never-win.htm
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/11/14/how-the-battle-of-the-ia-drang-valley-changed-the-course-of-the-vietnam-war.html

1967: Vietnam War:  Acting on optimistic reports he was given on November 13, US President Lyndon  B. Johnson tells his nation that, while much remained to be done, “We are  inflicting greater losses than we’re taking…We are making progress.”

1970: Vietnam War:  Lieutenant William Calley goes on trial for the My Lai massacre
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/my-lai-trial-begins

1975: East-Timor  declares itself independent from Portugal

2001: The Taliban confirm the death of Osama bin Laden’s military chief  Mohammed Atef in an airstrike three days earlier
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_Atef

2010: Signaling a new toughness in its dealings  with China, New Delhi tells Beijing it should be mindful of Indian  sensitivities over Jammu and Kashmir, in the same way that India has been towards  Chinese concerns on Tibet and Taiwan

2014: Chinese President Xi Jinping vows always to use peaceful means in pursuit of Beijing’s goals, including in maritime disputes, just days after US President Barack Obama warned of the dangers of outright conflict in Asia.
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/17/xi-jinping-says-china-will-always-seek-to-resolve-disputes-peacefully