How the Dhaka Attack Reveals Extremists’ Use of History

One of the first acts of the Indian rebellion of 1857 took place in Bengal in late March. In the weeks preceding, British officers, most of whom oversaw regiments composed entirely of Indian soldiers, had been edgy and nervous. Piles of chapatis, the round, unleavened, Indian bread that is the mainstay of the sub-continental diet, were…

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