The Truth About the Soviet War in Afghanistan

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Trump Was Wrong About the Soviet War in Afghanistan - The Atlantic

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The bungling would have been comical were the results not so tragic.

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United States invasion of Afghanistan

According to the United Nations UN , the Taliban, while trying to consolidate control over northern and western Afghanistan, committed systematic massacres against civilians. After these forces were neutralized, Kabul was in the hands of coalition forces. Some 30 Taliban fighters were killed in the firefight; there were no US soldiers killed but 12 Delta operators were wounded. Albert Fall, the secretary of the U. Mountain initially comprised three subordinate commands, but only one was a special operations force - Task Force 64, a special forces task group built around a sabre squadron from the Australian SAS.

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Four Afghan opposition groups participated. The strikes initially focused on Kabul, Jalalabad and Kandahar.

Trump on Afghanistan: the Soviets were right to invade

His mischaracterization of the Soviet war contained no single scrap of truth, let alone logic. This was a ruse played to allow as many as several hundred al-Qaeda and members of the Brigade to escape over night toward Pakistan.

At the time, Pakistan began a " Berlin-like airlift to resupply and re-equip the Taliban", financed with Saudi money. August Learn how and when to remove this template message.