Subscriber Essay: The Brief History of the Suri Empire

In a small change from our usual routine this essay is not the product of a subscriber request but of my own addled brain, though it comes by way of a morbid story. A few weeks ago there was a bombing at the Sher Shah Suri Mosque in Kabul, which briefly caused me to think that I should explain who Sher Shah Suri is in the newsletter before I came to my …

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