Provides a detailed history of the king's reign, and comments upon his continuing popularity and the desirability of his return.
Profiles the man who reigned as king of Afghanistan from 1933 to 1973, with details on his achievements, challenges, and fall from power.
Read this British newspaper's September, 2001 profile of the former king of Afghanistan, and learn about his relevance to events in his native land.
News report from the "San Francisco Chronicle" presents views of Bay Area Afghans about former Afghanistan monarch Mohammad Zahir Shah. From Sept. 2001.