Chinese maritime engineering was far superior in size and scale to European ones from a century later, yet they did not colonize or plunder. So what did…
The Grand Historian's brutal fate made way for his greatest gift to posterity.
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Two paintings created 200 years apart tell a story.
Given a chance to course correct, the U.S president's opted for Western idealism to decide the fate of post-2009 Afghanistan
The despotic reign of Abdur Rahman Khan between 1880-1901 resonates in today's Afghanistan.
Afghanistan is composed of two vastly different societies that have been historically difficult to reconcile, let alone control under a unifying banner.