And so, the American military leadership is left holding the bag, wondering how they got so lost in Hindu Kush.
It now seems that the Defense Department can project American power of a sort into the Hindu Kush but not Pikes Peak.
Among the Kafirs of the Hindu Kush it is the custom to erect an effigy to the memory of every adult one year after his decease.
In the distance was the Paghman offshoot of the Hindu Kush range.
In the Oxus valley north of the Hindu Kush the period is extended to forty days.
The avowed object was to ultimately secure the effectual command of the passes of the Hindu Kush.
It commands four, if not five, of the most important passes across the Hindu Kush.
The rocky gorges through which it flows, with a distant view of the Hindu Kush, form some of the finest scenery in the world.
There are one or two circumstances about this exploration of the western Hindu Kush passes which deserve attention.
Near the assumed source, and not far south of the mines, there are two passes across the Hindu Kush, viz.