10 October 2017

A Military History of Afghanistan: From the Great Game to the Global War on Terror

 by Ali Ahmad Jalali

Afghanistan is many things. It may – or may not – be a graveyard of empires, depending on which end of the shovel you happen to be on. It is definitely one of the lands that produces more military history than can be consumed locally. Afghanistan is, for its size, one of the most diverse and complex countries on earth. The foreigners that end up waging war there usually do not understand Afghanistan. 

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