Cold War: North Vietnam v/s South Vietnam

Background History of Vietnam In the 18th century Vietnam was the colony of France. It is a country with vast Buddhist majority and farmer community. In 1946, France re-entered in Vietnam. But France faced resistance from the local organisation Viet-in-Minh. Ho-Chi-Minh was the prominent leader of Viet-in-Minh organisation. For the next 6 years, France struggled […]

Cold War: North Korea v/s South Korea

Preface From 1910, Korea became a victim of Japanese Imperialism. Korea was also the investment hub for the United States of America and Japanese capitalists. Along with this Korea shared border with the China and Union of Soviet Socialist Republic. So, it was strategically¬†important for the United States of America. So, both the super powers […]

Rise of Japanese Imperialism

Phases of Japanese Imperialism Japanese Imperialism Initial Phase In 1894, Japan was a modern power in Asia. And now, Japan wanted its entry into Asian mainland. For this the closest option was to enter from Korea. Korea at that time was a territory of China. So, attaking Korea would certainly an attack on the Chinese […]

Far Eastern Question: Emergence of Modern Japanese State

Preface In the 15th century Vasco-da-Gama discovered direct sea route to India. After this Europeans started dreaming for golden land and golden islands. So, they started entering into far east. Example: – Macau became base for the Portuguese, Canton for British, Farmossa (Taiwan) for Dutch. And from here European started entering into the China and […]

Cold War: Capitalism v/s Communism

Cold War: Reasons Ideological Differences: Capitalism v/s Communism After Russian Revolution the ideology of communism got impetus in the world politics. Communism and Capitalism have differences in ideology. Capitalism believes in concept of private property while Communism believes in collective ownership of property. In Communism there is no concept of private property. In spite of […]