Mongolia is celebrating the 800th Anniversary of Genghis Khan, the founder of the Mongolian country and historically the conqueror of the largest land empire in the world. At its fullest extent it ranged from the Caspian Sea eastward across Asia to the Pacific. 700 tribes and cities were under his control. This area was a "free trade zone" under a form of globalization. After he united the tribes of Mongolia, he conquered this vast territory with 150,000 calvalry. He introduced the East to the West for the first time. He drew back from Europe because, after getting as far as Poland and Hungary, he decided it was not worth conquering. It is a fascinating story that most of us in North American know little about. Radio Netherland Worldwide broadcast this story RNW: Mongolia celebrates its 800th anniversary
Those who aspire to create an American Empire and world domination must be envious of this great achievement. Then again, few of them are students of history or they would know even great Empires pass away. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_for_the_New_American_Century ( Anyone who has not read about this plan cannot begin to understand how the great American Republic got itself into so much trouble and who is part of the "cabal" which highjacked American foreign policy.)
One of the interesting legacies of Genghis Khan is the number of desendants he has. Not only was he the father of Mongolia and the great Mongolian Empire he was literally the father of a very large percentage of the people within the boundaries of his conquest. Being all powerful he had large number of women with whom he passed on his genes. We owe it all to superstud Genghis UK News The Observer One in every 200 people alive today is related to Genghis Khan. Now that is a legacy!
Genghis Khan is one of the great personaities of history. He was a great leader and warrior , tolerant of religions, enemy of the rich and privileged and yet magnanimous to those who followed him.. Only through loyalty could he rule such a large Empire.The Biography Channel - Genghis Khan Biography The World should be celebrating this 800 Anniversary of Genghis Khan.