Adrift in the Indian Ocean

February 1980
National Review;2/8/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p137
The article focuses on the implications of the Soviet Union's aggression against Afghanistan on the U.S. military policy. It is cited that Afghanistan's potential is that of a stepping-stone to Soviet mastery over the Persian Gulf. In the course of the developments it can be imagined the United States being reduced and soon to fight under drastic adversity or to submit to Soviet terms. The article further looks at the problems that the U.S. has when it comes to revision of its policies towards Afghanistan in the wake of the developments over there.


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