Sunday, March 21, 2004

Afghanistan, Ya'qub Khan (1879)

The Treaty of Gandamak (Gandomak; May 26, 1879) recognized Ya'qub Khan as emir, and he subsequently agreed to receive a permanent British embassy at Kabul. In addition, he agreed to conduct his foreign relations with other states in accordance �with the wishes and advice� of the British government. This British triumph, however, was short-lived. On September 3, 1879, the British envoy and


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