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Trump’s administration should formulate a viable strategy for Afghanistan

... From the time when Pakistan emerged as a nation-state, the Army has played a magnificent role in convening the foreign policy objective of the country. Its function revitalized since the cold war between America and the former Soviet Union began and USSR occupied Afghanistan.  Pakistan became the number one strategic ally of America in South Asia.The Pentagon heavily invested on the Pak army pumped billion of dollars; provided the army with the lasted military technology and equipment. Moreover, Central Intelligence ...

17.08.2017

U.S. in Afghanistan: Soviet Military Lessons Mostly Neglected

... Conflict Another error that Soviet and American forces have in common ( 1 , 2 ), is their gradual involvement in inter-tribal disagreements. Initially, the Soviet Union’s limited contingent had been tasked with protecting strategic facilities, the USSR state border, and the integrity of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan. However, the February 1980 antigovernment riots in Kabul instigated by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, then head of the Muslim Youth organization, and Burhanuddin Rabbani, the leader of Jamiat-e Islami Afghanistan, forced Moscow to consent to joint ...

30.05.2014

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