TITLE

Learning From the Soviets

AUTHOR(S)
Matthews, Owen; Nemtsova, Anna
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);12/21/2009 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 154 Issue 25, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the authors offer comparisons between the occupation of Afghanistan by the Soviet Union during the 1980s and the U.S. war in Afghanistan in 2010. Topics discussed include the military strategy of U.S. President Barack Obama, the power of the Islamic fundamentalist organization the Taliban, and the popularity of Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
ACCESSION #
52688332

 

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