In his book (1971) about the creation of Bangladesh, Srinath Raghavan ties the world to the crisis. On his part (The Blood Telegram), Gary J Bass delivers a damning indictment of White House chicanery during ’71: Outlook
At last, more than four decades after 1971, we have the first important international histories of the Bangladesh liberation war based on archival materials. Srinath Raghavan has delved widely into the archives of several countries to produce a ‘global history’. Gary Bass focuses on US and Indian policies. Both have made full use of the Indian records available in the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library as well as the recently declassified ministry of external affairs files housed in the National Archives.