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On December 24, 1979, Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan. Leaders of the Soviet Union said they had been invited by Afghanistan's communist leader Babrak Karmal. But the invasion set Afghanistan on a path of decades of conflict - from the Soviet-Afghan War to Moscow's complete withdrawal in the late 1980s, and the eventual collapse of the communist government. Civil war followed, eventually leading to the Taliban's rise to power. Once backed by th...Read More
On December 24, 1979, Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan. Leaders of the Soviet Union said ...Read More