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Genghis Khan as a Successful Military Leader and Intelligent Emperor In fact, Genghis Khan (1162-1227) established the giant Mongol empire just from a humble starting. As such, together with his descendants, he constructed the biggest historic empire that ran the whole of Asian landform from the Pacific Ocean to today’s Hungary within Europe. Astonishingly, his empire is invariably linked with the dreadful narratives of bloodshed, destruction, and conquest. Undeniably, such a kingdom could not have been created without enhanced organizational skills, a superb archers’ army, visionary leadership, the quickest and most resilient horse soldiers, the presence of politically destabilized nations across Asia, and, obviously,
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Skilfully, Mongol soldiers changed the gunpowder formula to produce explosive force, instead of the slow burn like in rockets and fire-lances. Unbelievably, cannons and guns were devised. Expert craftsmen's troops were trained in engineering sophisticated siege machines from indigenous materials. This obviated the need for traveling long distances. They refined walls' boring, therefore making immobile guard impossible to defeat. Importantly, a committed medical corps treated the injured. The militia and its horses distributed through the prairies for food and forage, therefore avoiding the requirement for supply lines – so far a communication system centered on songs to ensure precise memorization permitted the dispersed combatants to reorganize at short notification and to stay connected with the far-off leadership. On the other hand, Mongol had the best intelligence system. In this scenario, the Mongols ensured having sufficient information regarding the lands they intended to attack than the guarders possessed the information concerning the Mongols. In such cases, the Mongols first stayed in the land to know the whereabouts of pastures and water. Moreover, the Mongols invented highly refined psychological warfare methods, disseminating rumors about their devastation and brutality. This worried the rural populace that then escaped before the oncoming army, limiting the defense

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