Monthly Archives: March 2013

Learning the Old Imperial Story

Historian William Dalrymple just published a book on the first Anglo-Afghan war (Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan 1839-42) in which he explains how the British brought Shah Shuja Durrani back to the Afghan throne. Yesterday, he gave his Twitter followers some insights on Karzai’s thoughts on the matter and how it relates to the current situation. Continue reading

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