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Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

Afghanistan: A War of Moral Attrition

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Rizwan A. Rahmani

The war that should have been fought decisively, in a short and swift manner, is the Afghanistan war. Yet this war will be -- and already is going down in the history as such -- one of the longest wars America has ever fought.

The Biggest Jaw-Dropping Journalism Scandal of All?

Paul Fitzgerald | Posted 09.12.2011 | Media
Paul Fitzgerald

As the first journalists to enter Kabul in 1981 following the expulsion of the Western media, we continue to be amazed at how the American disinformation campaign between Hollywood, Washington and Wall Street built around the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan lives on.

Afghanistan: Could Britain be Losing its Appetite for War?

Cedric Perrier | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cedric Perrier

Defense is clearly at the sharp end of the Government's ongoing budget cuts. Yet British coffers alone may not be the only reason Brown is willing to stand firm.

Afghanistan: A Complicated Place With A Misconstrued History

Asia Times | By Pepe Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Afghanistan is not only the graveyard of empires; it's a graveyard of misconceptions. Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden believed that the mujahideen si...

The Decision to Boycott: Lessons from 1980

Walter Mondale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Walter Mondale

The athletes of the 1980 United States Summer Olympic team unwillingly, became the warriors in our country's defense of freedom. These men and women were the ones who were affected the most.