AFGHANISTAN: Pants Revolution

Thomas Woodrow Wilson found out that it may be a mistake to return from Europe with new-fangled ideas, and so, last week, did King Amanullah of Afghanistan.

So vexed have Afghan males grown at the European pants into which they have been put (TIME, Sept. 10) that last week a large portion of the army revolted, seized the capital, Kabul, and chased King Amanullah with Queen Thuraya to an outlying fort, where they took refuge with loyal troops.


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