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By Jagmohan Meher

The examine makes an attempt to examine the us reaction to some of the advancements and demanding situations of Afghanistan on the way to comprehend the dynamics of survival and relative failure of this land-locked nation. makes a speciality of the yankee response to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979, and elaborates at the strategy of American decision-making. it's going to top serve reasons to the foreign Affairs reviews and students.

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