King Shah Shuja assassinated in 1842.
British gains control of Afghan foreign affairs.
Afghanistan remains a monarchy for the following four decades.
Causes death of over 3 million people.
Turns to the Soviet Union for military and economic assistance.
People's Democratic Party takes control.
A Civil War follows.
Accused of bombing US embassies is Africa.
Follows the 9/11 attack
Makes no claim to throne and dies five years later.
Kabul's first ever operational commitment outside of Europe
Provides for a strong presidency
Kills over 50 people