TITLE

Moscow's Military Deadlock After eight months, the Kremlin faces a no-win dilemma

AUTHOR(S)
Bonfante, Jordan; Gauger, Marcia
PUB. DATE
August 1980
SOURCE
Time;8/25/1980, Vol. 116 Issue 8, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the military deadlock being faced by the Soviet Union during its Afghanistan invasion. It reports the statement of Afghanistan's president Babrak Karmal against Soviet occupation, and mentions the increase in insurgency by Muslim mujahidins in the country. It states that Soviets have not been able to gain full control over the country even after eight months of their invasion, and gives an overview of the ongoing war between Soviet army and insurgents.
ACCESSION #
54218809

 

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