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The Soviet intervention in Afghanistan

Arundhati Roy

The Soviet intervention in Afghanistan

causes, consequences, and India"s response

by Arundhati Roy

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Published by Associated Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Afghanistan,
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989.,
    • India -- Foreign relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementArundhati Roy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS371.2 .R69 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 140 p. ;
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2509957M
      ISBN 108170450063
      LC Control Number87901957

        Staunton, December 25 – Forty years ago today, Moscow sent its military forces into Afghanistan to support the pro-Soviet regime there. That intervention lasted for ten years until Mikhail Gorbachev withdrew the troops. Many believe the war helped bring about the end of the USSR, but some argue it helped keep it survive as long as it did. The Soviet-Afghanistan War: Direct and Indirect Intervention. Alexander Liffiton. The Soviet (USSR) Intervention in Afghanistan from was a long drawn out conflict that bled supposedly unending Soviet resources, and ultimately helped lead to a global shift in power. The Soviet defeat changed the course of world politics.

      The failed intervention in Afghanistan was one element leading to the dissolution of the Soviet Union (). Source: Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Jimmy Carter, , Book I (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, ), 21–4. on the Soviet Union and Central Europe, and with another superb crew of scholars on war and peace issues. These interests came together with the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. From to , I worked on my dissertation on the Soviet in-vasion under the guidance of .

      Reflections on Soviet intervention in Afghanistan Decem Memo to President from Zbigniew Brzezinski I will be sending you separately a proposed agenda for the NSC meeting on Friday, and it will focus on both Afghanistan and Iran. In the meantime, you are receiving today’s SCC minutes on . (est pub date) the soviet invasion of afghanistan: implications for warning (n subject: nara #: nn, date: mar keywords: estimate, soviet estimate, soviet policy estimate, soviet military estimate, afghanistan estimate, tgdnotsu created date: 8/31/ am.


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The Soviet intervention in Afghanistan by Arundhati Roy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, military action carried out in late December by Soviet troops. The Soviet Union intervened in support of the Afghan communist government in its conflict with anti-communist Muslim guerrillas during the Afghan War (–92) and remained in Afghanistan until mid-February Read this book on Questia.

A complete analysis of the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan in late must wait until enough time passes for that event to be evaluated in terms of long-range Soviet military and political objectives. The War in Afghanistan () has been called "the Soviet Union's Vietnam War," a conflict that pitted Soviet regulars against a relentless, elusive, and /5(29).

Soviet Intervention in Afghanistan book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan 1st Edition by Rodric Braithwaite (Author) › Visit Amazon's Rodric Braithwaite Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. "Afgantsy tells the sad story of occupying troops and Afghan civilians during the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan His multifaceted history is a Cited by:   Washington, DC, Octo – Contrary to U.S.

myths of a strategic Soviet offensive towards warm water ports on the Persian Gulf or Indian Ocean, it was "mission creep" that led the Soviet Union into its ill-fated invasion of Afghanistan inaccording to a new, richly documented account of early Soviet engagement in Afghanistan, published in English and in Russian today by the.

The Soviet Union declared its plan to intervene in Afghanistan on 12 Decemberand the Soviet leadership initiated Operation Storm (the first phase of the intervention) on 27 December [30]Capital and largest city: Kabul.

The Soviet Union’s presence within Afghanistan was cultivated first by two Soviet leaders; the first was Nur Muhammed Taraki and later Hafizulla Amin (Encyclopedia of Russian History 13).

Nur Muhammaed Tariki was killed after being caught in the crossfire of a shoot out at his palace, inserting Amin a Soviet sympathizer into power. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Srivastava, Mahavir Prasad, Soviet intervention in Afghanistan.

New Delhi: Ess Ess Publications, The Soviet Intervention in Afghanistan. AEI Press. Foreign and Defense Policy Middle East. He has written articles on the Soviet military and the book “Soviet Military Doctrine, –   The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, Not Trump’s Terrorists, Nor Zbig’s Warm Water Ports Janu Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan a Case of Mission Creep, According to New Book and Original Soviet Documents Octo Briefing Book on the Soviet Intervention in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Lessons from the Last War October. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Monks, Alfred L. Soviet intervention in Afghanistan. Washington: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, ©   According to former Soviet Ambassador to the U.S.

Anatoly Dobrynin (reading from his personal notes of documents he saw in the Presidential Archive in Moscow in ), the December 8, meeting with Brezhnev included the following alarm: “In their argument for a military intervention in case Afghanistan is lost, Ustinov and Andropov cited.

This report on the Soviet army in Afghanistan focuses on morale, discipline, motivation, and cohesion. It is based on interviews with former members of the Soviet armed forces in Afghanistan, interviews with Afghan re"Istnnce leaders and former officers, and a literature search.

The report examines major factors - - that negatively affect Cited by:   *Realise that I do not know if this is a reliable book, still was the only one I've found about USA intervention on the war.

I'm sure there are a lot of books covering the Afghanistan war against the Soviets in general and with some good topics about USA intervention. President Trump claimed the Soviet Union went to war in to battle terrorists. But a newly published cable underscores Moscow’s fear that Afghanistan would switch loyalties to the West.

Steele has visited Afghanistan numerous times over the past thirty years, reporting on the Soviet intervention, the Najibullah era, mujahedeen misrule, civil war, the rise of the Taliban and the.

The last 10 years of fighting in Afghanistan often draw parallels to the Soviet Union’s 10 year foray into Afghanistan following the incursion. Often referred to as the Soviet Union’s “Vietnam”, it was only vaguely reported in the United States where its most significant impact was relegated to the tit-for-tat boycotts of the /5.

The Soviet and U.S. Experiences in Military Intervention in Afghanistan and Current U.S.-Russian Cooperation. June 3, This paper was presented at a conference entitled "Carnegie Council's Program on U.S. Global Engagement: a Two-Year Retrospective.". The conference took place at Rockefeller Brothers Fund's Pocantico Conference Center from June   T his is the book that every politician, every general, every diplomat contemplating getting into, or out of, Afghanistan should be made to read.

It is a book that we should have had 10 years ago. The Soviet war in Afghanistan lasted nine years from December to February Part of the Cold War, it was fought between Soviet-led Afghan forces against multi-national insurgent groups called the insurgents received military training in neighboring Pakistan and China, [9] as well as weapons and billions of dollars from the United States, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia.The context for the Soviet intervention into Afghanistan in December is almost a polar opposite to that of the United States in The intervention in Afghanistan was clearly a war of choice for the Soviet Union, and there were geopolitical drivers as the Cold War competition dominated international relations.

The harder question to.The Soviet Union wanted to establish an internationally backed government in Afghanistan, but fallout between India and the US led to the failure of the attempt, says Indian author Kallol Bhattacherjee, who still advocates for a broad-based government with a guarantee of "no intervention" as the only solution to the Afghan crisis.