Robert Fisk on Zahir Shah: The last king of Afghanistan

He was King of a nation that, in the the minds of many, does not really exist. He was a feudal master who believed in liberating women. He was a figurehead who lived a life of luxury in exile while his people suffered the agonies of war and occupation. The story of Zahir Shah is the story of Western arrogance and Eastern impotence

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Published in: on July 27, 2007 at 11:07 am  Leave a Comment  

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