Often invaded, rarely conquered
Bordered by such diverse nations as China and Iran, Afghanistan has endured a long history of invasion and instability. The mountainous geography of the region hinders the unity of its ethnic groups, yet in the face of invasion they become a formidable foe.
Below find resources on the people, places, and religion of this region.
History of Afghanistan
Who's Who in Afghanistan
Who Are the Taliban?
Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.