Afghanistan’s Overlooked Centennial

The year 1919 is well known as a watershed in world history. There have been any number of centennial observations this year. But one that went largely unnoticed in US media was the anniversary of Afghanistan’s independence from British rule, led in war and peace by King Amanullah (pictured). Brown University’s Faiz Ahmed brings us the fascinating story, along with observations for today.

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