Obama’s Russian lessons: How the Soviets withdrew from Afghanistan
The fall of 1987, Gorbachev last hope was an agreement with the United States that would at least stop American aid to the mujaheddin while letting Moscow continue to supply Kabul with arms. (A deal was eventually reached but proved too vague to be effective.) Today, the Obama White House seems to be going through a similar process regarding its own Afghan war.
Afghanistan spring offensive
- Taliban declares ‘spring offensive’