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Afghanistan: The Great Game - A Personal View by Rory Stewar

Afghanistan: The Great Game - A Personal View by Rory Stewar

2012, Dokumentär, Historia, Säsong 1, Avsnitt 1

Rory Stewart MP uncovers the fears, the paranoia and perceived threats of Afghanistan. Here, Rory tells the story of British interventions in Afghanistan in the 19th century, when the British Empire became obsessed with the idea that their rival, Russia, was considering the invasion of Afghanistan as a staging post for an attack on British India.

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    Dokumentär, Historia

    Rory Stewart MP uncovers the fears, the paranoia and perceived threats of Afghanistan. Here, Rory tells the story of British interventions in Afghanistan in the 19th century, when the British Empire became obsessed with the idea that their rival, Russia, was considering the invasion of Afghanista...

  • Avsnitt 2
    Dokumentär, Historia

    Rory Stewart tells the story of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in the twentieth century, and it's parallels with the American-led coalition's intervention today. He explains, that quite contrary to popular understanding, the Soviets were reluctant invaders who agonised over the risks of inter...