Karmal Calls Trouble amid the bear hugs

October 1980
Time;10/27/1980, Vol. 116 Issue 17, p69
The article reports on the visit of Afghanistan's president Babrak Karmal to Moscow, Russia. Karmal complained that bandits and terrorists armed by the U.S. and China intimidate and loot the population and kill party members and employees of state organizations. Karmal and Communist Party Chief Leonid Brezhnev have signed a wide-ranging treaty of military cooperation following the inability of the Soviets' occupation troops to vanquish the rebel insurgents' resistance in Afghanistan.


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