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Afghanistan: The Great Game

The Ameer’s next step was receiving the Russian envoy with distinction at Cabul, well knowing that this would give umbrage to us. Philip F. Walker, Afghanistan and Our Dealings With It (1885) It can be confidently stated that the results of the official friendly visit of M. Daud to the Soviet Union will exert a […]

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Haiti: Diplomacy

It is usually the wrong sort of reporter who decides to stop off for a couple of hectic weeks in Port-au-Prince or Cap Haitien in order to get the real low-down on Haiti and Haitians. Such a fellow is usually looking for scandal and sensation-reeking local color and not the truth. He is already burdened […]

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