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Graveyard of Empires Part 2: The Men Who Would Be Kings

This week we will continue the Graveyard of Empires series on the American war in Afghanistan and cover the history of the country up to the earthly 20th century. As we briefly discussed in part one of Graveyard of Empires, Afghanistan is often described as a failed state due to the ongoing instability within its borders and the kleptomania that dominates its politics. But, is the term failed state even truly applicable to a “country” which exists, more or less, in name only?

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