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    This is a very long post. I initially posted this on Reddit and a Redditor told me about this site so I could post it here. Here's the link to the OG post: GUYS I FOUND A CULT : I_FOUND_A_CULT Here's the link to the updated section: Update • u/I_FOUND_A_CULT My father was an Afghan soldier...
  2. tomar

    Afghan war 16 years on.... how can it end ? the Taliban are no nearer to defeat today than they were a day or a decade ago The Pentagon reported on Tuesday that just 56% of Afghanistan is currently under Afghan government control...
  3. AfghanistanBactriaAriana

    The Word Afghan Possibly Mentioned in Bactrian Documents?

    The name “Afghan” itself does not appear to be a genuine, inherited Pashtoformation. But would it be possible to provide an explanation or analysis of thisformation in the first place? It has a very Iranian “appearance,” 13 anyway. It doesnot resemble to any of the...
  4. Azad67

    Daler Khan Afghan : the scourge of Marathas

    Diler Khan Daudzai
  5. JoanOfArc007

    Afghan boy hailed as hero for fighting Taliban killed on his way to school

    I commend Fox News for showing this side of Muslims..This is an important story to get out. A 10-year-old Afghan boy who helped lead a militia fighting terrorists alongside his uncle, then left to attend fourth grade, was shot in the head and killed by Taliban insurgents while walking to...
  6. Changezi

    Which Afghan Ethnic groups joined Mughal Army?

    Which Afghan Ethnic groups joined Mughal Army? Do these Ethnic groups use " Chughtai " as a surname?
  7. AfghanistanBactriaAriana

    Not only was Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi half Afghan but Afghans were the catalyst of his

    Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi was a half Afghan as his mother was from Zabul (she was not Persian wiki is one of the only sources that states). Some may claim she was Turk since Ferdowsi called him the son of 2 slaves and called his mother/ him Zabely. However his court poets called him this aswell so...
  8. Azad67

    Afghan - Ottoman war (1725 - 1727)

    Afghan - Ottoman war (1725 - 1727)
  9. Isoroku295

    Cost of the Iraq and Afghan War

    The costs of these two wars were phenomenally higher then almost any estimates given prior (The Iraq War for instance was over 10 times the cost of it's prior estimate). Where did all this cost come from?
  10. Azad67

    Mughal-Yousufzai war (1667-1670)

    Yousufzai - Mughal war (1667-70)
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    Battle of Khanwa Rajput-Afghan alliance War with Mughal Emperor Babur

    Battle of Khanwa Rajput-Afghans vs Mughal Emperor Babur The Battle of Khanwa was fought near the village of Khanwa, about 60 km west of Agra, on March 17, 1527. It was the second major battle fought in modern day India, by the first Mughal Emperor Babur after the Battle of Panipat. The...
  12. AfghanistanBactriaAriana

    Greatest Afghan Empire?

    Choose the greatest empire based and please explain why you chose it.
  13. Futurist

    Taliban's Mullah Omar died in 2013, Afghan government says

    Afghanistan: Taliban leader Mullah Omar died in 2013 - Anyway, I don't know for sure whether this information is accurate, but if this information is accurate, then could this help the U.S., NATO, and the Afghan government eventually win the war in Afghanistan by increasing the odds...
  14. M

    US in Vietnam war vs Soviet Afghan war vs. US in Afghanistan: Who did better?

    Which war did the Superpowers do better? Their performance and how tough the enemy is taken in consideration.
  15. Azad67

    Afghan-Baloch Wars

    Haibat Khan Niazi's military expedition against Balochs of Multan In 1543-44 , Sher Shah Suri gave the orders to Haibat Khan Niazi to wrest Multan from the sway of Balochs and detain Fateh Khan Jat of Kot Kaboola [1]. Haibat Khan , in obedience to the command, reached Songkehra. He sent...
  16. G

    Afghan economy after Ghori, Ghazni,Abdalli invasions

    After their looting of Indian temples and their treasures; what happened in their economies. From what I understand Afghanistan was never an economically strong country after the fall of Shahis of Kabul. Did this loot not enhance the economic standing of this area. What happened with such wealth...
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    Afghan sikh conflict

    First invasion of abdali took place in 1747 A.D in which he was able to cut through mughal lines upto Sirhind then Qmadrudin with 200000 with artillery came face to with Afghans but was killed in small skirmishe with Afghans.His son Mian ul malik Or Mirmannu took control and replughed the...
  18. Azad67

    History of the Pathans , Pakhtuns or Afghans

    In this thread i will post random tidbits of Pashtun history.
  19. Menshevik

    Man in Afghan uniform kills U.S. general

    Man in Afghan uniform kills U.S. general Not to be insensitive, but is anyone surprised?
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    Top Soviet Afghan War Myths

    1)Soviets were in Afghanistan because they wanted to invade the country. Biggest myth comparable to Americans trying to imperialize Vietnam.The Russians were not in Afghanistan to conquer it. The Soviet Union had existed next door to the country for more than 60 years without any kind of...