Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Month: February 2014

Happy New Year of the Horse [Afghan-Qing relations]


Raggazi Consulting blog, 31 January 2014 Mario Ragazzi celebrates the new Chinese Year of the Horse with a fascinating story of a diplomatic mission sent by Ahmad Shah Durrani to the court in Beijing in 1762, before the background of Qing expansion in Central Asia. Although the Afghan king sent four splendid horses (see them depicted […]

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