1. G

    What if European power had not partitioned Ottoman Muslim lands

    I mean would it have been better if European powers just dismantled Eastern Balkans, other non Muslim lands and maybe say Berber North Africa right upto Egypt and allowed Ottomans to rule Middle Eastern Muslim lands under their control from Egypt onwards to the east. Would this not have stopped...
  2. G

    What if Jammu and Kashmir was partitioned in 1947 between India and Pakistan

    What if Jammu and Kashmir was partioned in this manner. Azad Kashmir, Kashmir valley, Gilgit Baltistan go with Pakistan. Chenab valley areas of Muslim majority go to Pakistan such as Rajouri and Poonch. India keeps Udhampur, Doda, Jammu, Reasi, Kathua, Ramban and Kishtwar and all Hindu majority...
  3. Futurist

    Does India Still Eventually Get Partitioned if the Central Powers Win World War I?

    Does India still eventually get partitioned (into India and Pakistan, possibly with a later partition of Pakistan into (West) Pakistan and Bangladesh as well) if the Central Powers would have won World War I? Any thoughts on this?
  4. S

    What if Poland gets partitioned between Galicia-Volhynia and Bohemia in 14th Century

    I remember the Dukes of Galicia-Volhynia wanted to get the Duchy of Krakow, what if the Teutons, Duke of Galicia-Volhynia, Yuri and John of Bohemia made a deal to Partition Poland, John of Bohemia gets Greater Poland, Teutons get Kuyavia while Yuri gets Krakow and Sandomierz and Yuri of...
  5. Futurist

    How important was World War II in causing British India to be partitioned in 1947?

    I have previously read that World War II was very important in causing British India to get partitioned in 1947 (due to Britain wanting to reward the Pakistani Muslims for their support of the British war effort during World War II, et cetera); my question here is this: is this information which...
  6. G

    Why was Sindh not partitioned to accomodate Hindu Sindhis

    Why was Sindh not partitoned like Bengal to accomodate the large no.of Hindu Sindhis that lived in the province. They could have easily given an east-west division, to allow Hindu Sindhis to be accomodated in contiguous districts with India, like they did in Punjab. Why was this never done? Why...
  7. Menshevik

    Afghanistan partitioned

    Not sure if this post will be moved, sorry in advance. I read a book a while back: Taliban by Ahmed Rashid. Great book, taught me so much about Afghanistan. Anyway, he mentions how Afghanistan largely consists of about four major ethnic groups; Pashtuns, Uzbeks, Hazaras, and Tajiks. After...
  8. M

    What if India had not been partitioned ?

    Let me open put my hand in the bees nest. What if India had not been partitioned? The Pakistanis will be very upset by this question, but do understand that it is a rhetorical one. If the British had not divided up our country into various parts maybe we would not have fought so many wars , lost...