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Afghanistan, Soviet invasion and U.S. response

Afghanistan, Soviet invasion and U.S. response

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard P. Cronin
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1981-82, reel 7, fr. 1081
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination37 p.
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15452104M

      It fueled U.S. concerns that Soviet control of Afghanistan would be a major step toward overland access to the Indian Ocean and to domination of the Asian subcontinent.5 The invasion took place at a time when “the Americans were in the mood to be upset.”6 In what can be referred to as the “red template syndrome” the Soviet occupation of. Afghanistan and The Iraq war were considered as these two strategic cards of U.S. The United States invasion of Afghanistan in was a response to 9/11 event – an action that was suspected by U.S is of terrorist group Al-Qaeda in order to prevent other security threat to U.S (BBC, ).

    Check the online book by M Hassan Kakar, Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion and the Afghan Response, Lester W. Grau, The Take-Down of Kabul: An Effective Coup de Main There is analysis, essays and links to documents at Afghanistan: Lessons from the Last War, edited by John Prados and Svetlana Savranskaya, (an excellent resource)--might. Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion and the Afghan Response, by Mohammed Kakar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ing of U.S. policy toward the Soviet Union also had the effect of reducing Moscow’s assessment of the downside risk to U.S.-Soviet relations in the event it invaded Afghan - istan. Although the invasion of Afghanistan dealt a further and hard blow to détente, the prior malaise of détente weakened the case against invasion. Indeed, since the.

    On the U.S. side, intelligence analyses of Soviet capabilities and assessments of the situation in Afghanistan in September , generally quite accurate, did not lead to a clear prediction of an invasion until mid-December and clearly did not anticipate the mode of invasion-that the Soviets would forcefully remove "their own" Amin and replace. War in Afghanistan (–present) Part of the larger Afghanistan conflict, and the Global War on Terrorism: Clockwise from top-left: British Royal Marines take part in the clearance of Nad-e Ali District of Helmand Province; two F/A strike fighters conduct combat missions over Afghanistan; an anti-Taliban fighter during an operation to secure a compound in Helmand Province; a French Location: Afghanistan. Afghanistan is administratively divided into 34 provinces. Each province is the size of a U.S. county, having a governor and a capital. The country is further divided into nearly provincial districts, each of which normally covers a city or several villages. Each district is represented by a district l and largest city: Kabul, 33°N 65°E / .


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