Wars, conflicts and strategy on 2 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 2 MAY IN ASIAN

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Updated on May 2, 2019

1961: Signature of a cease-fire in Laos

1964: An explosion sinks the USS Card which docked at Saigon. Viet Cong forces are suspected of placing a bomb on the ship
https://warisboring.com/viet-cong-commandos-sank-an-american-aircraft-carrier/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_the_USNS_Card
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-ship-sunk-in-saigon-port

1968: On a Hanoi proposition, Americans and North Vietnamese agree to meet on May 10 in Paris

1982: The seven fundamentalist parties of the Afghan resistance announce their total merging in the Islamist Alliance of Afghan Mujaheddin (IAAM)

1983: Beginning of a second Vietnamese withdrawal from Cambodia (10,000 men)

2002: In Nepal, beginning of a royal offensive killing more than 650 communist rebels

2002: Closing ceremony of the Cam Ranh Bay naval base where up to 10,000 Soviet troops have been based

2003: India and Pakistan re-establish their diplomatic relations and air links. They also decide talks on their disputes

2008: For the first time, USA have talk with Maoists in Nepal
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7379567.stm

2011: Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader is killed in a ground operation outside Islamabad based on US intelligence. After “a firefight”, US forces took possession of his body
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2011/05/2011522132275789.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13256676

2013: Viet Nam asks China to end its provocative actions in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago in order to maintain peace and stability in the East Sea



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