Sep/Oct 2018 Current Moscow Time: 00:49:15
25 September 2018


  The world’s biggest country, in a magazine. Since 1956.


Search Results

There are 1 item(s) tagged with the keyword "intervention".

Displaying: 1 - 1 of 1

1. Afghanistan: A Second Chance?

Thirty years ago, in 1979, the Persian Gulf was a tinderbox. On January 16, following months of uprisings, the Shah of Iran was overthrown. One month later, it looked like Afghanistan’s turn. The Soviet-backed thugs running the country had imposed radical social reforms, sparking a civil war and threatening pro-Soviet rule...

Tags: afghanistan, soviet, intervention, war
By Paul E. Richardson

Displaying: 1 - 1 of 1