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Russian Invasion and Defeat in Afghanistan -1979-1989!!!

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  1. waraich66

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    Afghan is a great nation , Afghanistan is grave yard of super powers .

    Britishers lost - 18000 Soldiers
    Russians - 9000 Soldiers
    US-NATO - 5000 + .. war continued
     
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    NATO left and US has no strategy in Afghanistan , use of military force is not a solution , will US leave Afghanistan same fashion as Russia or not? . These are questions yet to be answered .
     
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    Destruction of Pakistani society 1979-1989.
     
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    Yep ... that's what i would call those 10 years , complete destruction of our society
     
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    Afghan Army captain before deserting-Feb 1980

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    China supplied millions of AK-47 copies, billions of bullets, plus heavy machine guns. China really saved Mujahideen from Democratic Republic of Afghanistan and their Russian allies.
     
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    How many Afghans in turn?
     
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    Money paid by Saudi Arabia .

    Russia wanted to get access to hot waters , it was infact Pakistans war .

    Salute to Afghans for great sacrifice .
     
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    Afghan mujahideen would have kept fighting regardless.

    It is only Afghan and Pakistan which fought war alone before anyone in the West even took interest.

    It is a popular belief in our region (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran) that angels descended on the battlefield to take down Soviets.

    There are many stories about it.

    In our view, it is Allah swt and him alone who saved and gave success to Mujahideen.
     
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    Sometimes I wonder why did we not follow through after the promises in the Afghan war we should have it was a gift lol
     
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    Deng was enemy of Russia. Deng would have brought down Russia even without Saudi money.

    Russia had accept to Egypt and Syria. Afghanistan was on Russia's border. Too close for Russia's comfort. That's why Russia turned Afghanistan into Democratic Republic of Afghanistan for national security.
     
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    Soviet = 13,310 troops KIA

    FYI: https://www.nytimes.com/1988/05/26/world/soviet-lists-afghan-war-toll-13310-dead-35478-wounded.html

    Soviet-Afghan war lasted 9 years.

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    US military = 2,401 troops KIA
    NATO = 2401 + 1,141 troops KIA

    NATO-Afghan war have surpassed 17 years. However, NATO declared an end to major combat operations in Afghanistan in 2014, and called off most of their troops from the region in the same year.
     
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    True. As the White Man progresses in technology and firepower. Casualties go down. The US lost 60,000 men in Vietnam. Russia lost 13,000 men in Afghanistan. The US lost 4,000 men in Iraq. Russia lost less than 100 men in Syria which is like the biggest war in modern history.
     
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    Because of civil wars by Hekmatyar, Massoud, Rabbani, Dostum destroyed any peace which was made in Afghanistan and led to further bloodshed.

    When Taliban came from Pakistan and established peace/security, the whole world, besides Pakistan, resisted them and refused to recognize them.

    How pitiful that now Taliban has more recognition and acceptance than before.
     
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