Why was there a war between Indonesia and Singapore?

Maybe you refer to Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation in 1963-1966. It's when Indonesia disagree when Malaysia annex North Borneo. Indonesia army infiltrate Malaysia and did some sabotages. At that time Singapore still part of Malaysia, and Indonesia marines did bombing on the MacDonald house in Singapore. The Confrontation ended after Sukarno is replaced by Suharto in 1966.

What if China and India combined?

First of all it's hypothetical, but the question is quite interesting.Let's start then :Size of our new country CHINDIA12.8 million km²Total population of CHINDIAN'S2.7 billion people ( about 39% of total population)Total border length37,000km (approximately)This was the geography of CHINDIA.Now, let's move on to military of CHINDIAActive Duty Military Personnel

Why was World War 1 fought?

The First World War killed 17 million people, traumatised a generation, overturned old empires and changed the world's political order – and yet its origins often seem obscure.  So how did WWI start?The simplest answer is that the immediate cause was the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the archduke of Austria-Hungary. His

Has the Iraq War eroded US's credibility to criticize other countries for foreign invasions?

I'd agree with one of the answers that Vietnam already did that for the US. And Iraq-Afghanistan war just reaffirmed that fact in a much more stronger way. There have also been lots of military interventions by US in foreign

What if China and India combined?

First of all it's hypothetical, but the question is quite interesting.Let's start then :Size of our new country CHINDIA12.8 million km²Total population of CHINDIAN'S2.7 billion people ( about 39% of total population)Total border length37,000km (approximately)This was the geography of CHINDIA.Now, let's move on to military of CHINDIAActive Duty Military Personnel

Why was World War 1 fought?

The First World War killed 17 million people, traumatised a generation, overturned old empires and changed the world's political order – and yet its origins often seem obscure.  So how did WWI start?The simplest answer is that the immediate cause was the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the archduke of Austria-Hungary. His

Has the Iraq War eroded US's credibility to criticize other countries for foreign invasions?

I'd agree with one of the answers that Vietnam already did that for the US. And Iraq-Afghanistan war just reaffirmed that fact in a much more stronger way. There have also been lots of military interventions by US in foreign

Would Russia still have a Tsar if not for Rasputin?

I dont think it was anything to do with Rasputin, the people were fed up of the WW1 and the aloof lives of the royals while they endured grinding poverty.For sure Rasputin had massive influence at court whether it was healing the Czar's son

Between 1871 and 1918, what was German-China relations like?

I could not describe it in one word, but I could describe it with many words.Unequal : The Germans invaded and took Tsingtao, by using two murdered missionaries as the pretext for the repossession of Tsingtao (Kiaochow) from China in 1897, by a leasing treaty which like the British did

Why did Russia never Colonise?

Russia has been colonising constantly since 1530. Russia colonised Siberia and expanded their own land 10 times around Moscow from 1530–1880 to East and South. To the West Belarus and Ukraine plus Poland and the Baltics were colonised along with Finland in the 1700–1800s. After The World war all of Eastern Europe was colonised for 45 years behind the

Did Nazi Germany have plans to conquer the whole world?

Yes- but in stages.Stage 1 was to push Britain off the Continent and subordinate France (check)Stage 2 was to smash the Soviet Union and occupy it to the Urals - with raids to keep the remainder down (not quite, oops)Stage 2b was to eliminate all non-useful Slavs

Why is China supportive of North Korea? Why does China still protect North Korea? Why has China historically been an ally of North Korea?

A lot of the answers here already cover reasons such as refugees and the historical links.China also has a very strategic reason. If the US and China were in a war, China could use North Korea as a way to draw away US

How many countries had invaded India in the history?

Two - Macedonia and Britain.Others came and stayed here forever as and integral part of India. They were instrumental in developing the Idea of India.Macedonians came, conquered and left without much impact.Britishers Invaded in True sense. They came here for commercial Loot, They found

What would the world be like today if the British Empire had survived?

If it didn't fall, then it would have evolved, possibly into something like the Imperial Federationhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Im...

How did Norway become a country?

On 26 October 1905 Norway separated from Sweden after a period of intense dissatisfaction, and democratically voted to become a kingdom under Haakon VII The Norwegian independence referendum resulted in an overwhelming "Yes"vote (99,95 of the  voters voted in favour

If the United Nations had never been created, how would world history have been different?

1. Tens of millions more deaths from disease, famine, and poverty. As a coordinator of charitable and humanitarian efforts, it works somewhat well most of the time. 2. Far fewer wars in recent years. Much of UN actions were blocked during the Cold War, but since then wars have dropped

What would East Asia be like today if Toyotomi Hideyoshi had been successful in his invasion of Korea and subsequent invasion of China?

Maybe there wil only be one country--China in east Asia.Mongols, Manchurians, they once occupied whole China.However, nowadays , in Northest China(origin place of Manchurians) and Inner Mongolia (Where Chenggis Khan was born and bred up) , the majority of nationality

When did France colonize India? Was it the British who drove France out of India?

Britain's East India Company fought a series of wars, sometimes coinciding with wider British-French wars. But sometimes they fought as nominal subjects of rival Indian rulers.The Carnatic Wars were the most definite individual events, including the Battle of Wandiwash and Siege of Pondicherry (1760).