History

How Powerful Is Mongolia?

Genghis Khan's Mongolia once covered a fifth of the earth, and seemed poised to take over the rest. So how powerful is Mongolia today?

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Mongolian union boss sets himself on FIRE to protest sale of coal mining industry (detroitnewstime.com)
"This horrifying footage shows the shocking moment a trade union leader in Mongolia sets himself alight to protest against the proposed sale of the country's coal mining industry to China."

Foreign Policy of Mongolia (mongolianembassy.sg)
"Since the development of political pluralism and transition to democracy and market economy, Mongolia pursues peaceful, open, independent and multi-pillared foreign policy."

Mongolia (atlas.media.mit.edu)
"Mongolia is the 119th largest export economy in the world and the 109th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI)."

Country Pasture/Forage Resource Profiles (fao.org)
"The natural grazing has a very short growing season, limited by low temperatures."