What defines a nation-state? Is it her borders? Is it her people? Or is it something more? In the free world, the most agreeable definition of the term ‘nation-state’ stands principally not just on the borders and the people enclosing it, but on the following and obeying of a certain guidelines p... (more) "But we have worked years on this, Lord Carnarvon! YEARS!" exclaimed Howard Carter helplessly.
"I know, my dear fellow, I know. But that is precisely my point. We have got nothing out of it now, have we? You must also understand this from my financial standpoint. For quite some time now I have s... (more)
It was a cold morning. Mahmud of Ghazni woke up in his heavily guarded tent, with fifteen thousand strong cavalry besides many more thousands of Ghazzis outside preparing for the battle that lay ahead of them that day - 28 November, 1001 AD.
Mahmud of Ghazni (from now on, let us call him Ghazni ... (more)