Graveyard of Empires is a sobriquet associated with Afghanistan. The sobriquet originates from the alleged historical tendency that foreign powers often fail in their invasions of Afghanistan.
Statistics From the War 1
|Number or Ratio||Description|
|750,000||Total number of deaths from the Civil War 2|
|504||Deaths per day during the Civil War|
|2.5||Approximate percentage of the American population that died during the Civil War|
|7,000,000||Number of Americans lost if 2.5% of the American population died in a war today|
Reconquista The Longest Wars Ever To Be Fought In Human History
|Rank||War or conflicts||Duration|
|2||Anglo-French Wars||748 years|
|3||Byzantine-Bulgarian wars||715 years|
|4||Roman–Persian Wars||681 years|
Chronology. The general beginning of the war starts on the 28th of October though fighting had started as early as December 23rd between Saudi Arabia, and Iran. Turkey and Russia had started their invasions several days earlier before the declarations of war between NATO, and its allies against ACMF, and its allies.
|First Anglo-Afghan War|
|Date July 1839 – October 1842 Location Afghanistan Result Afghan victory British withdrawal Dost Mohammad Khan reinstalled to the throne|
|Emirate of Afghanistan||British Empire East India Company Durrani Dynasty|
|Commanders and leaders|
The 2003 invasion of Iraq was the first stage of the Iraq War. According to U.S. President George W. Bush and UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, the coalition aimed "to disarm Iraq of weapons of mass destruction, to end Saddam Hussein's support for terrorism, and to free the Iraqi people."
In the Mongol invasion of Khwarezmia (1219–1221), Genghis Khan invaded the region from the northeast in one of his many conquests to create the huge Mongol Empire. Thereafter most parts of Afghanistan other than the extreme south-eastern remained under Mongol rule as part of the Ilkhanate and Chagatai Khanate.
List of wars involving Afghanistan
|Conflict||Afghanistan and allies||Opponents|
|Ghurid Empire (879-1215)|
|Civil war in Afghanistan (1989–1992)||Republic of Afghanistan||Mujahideen|
|Islamic State of Afghanistan (1992–2001)|
|Civil war in Afghanistan (1992–1996)||Islamic State of Afghanistan||Taliban Al-Qaeda|