The History Files #63: Afghanistan pt. 1

30 mins - Published Thu, Aug 4, 2016 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

Afghanistan has been called the “graveyard of empires”. This week we look far back into the origins of this concept and make it as far as the beginning of the 1st Anglo-Afghan war in the first half of the 19th century. Remember: it’s easy to get into Afghanistan, but not so easy to get out.

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