Afghanistan: Game of Symbols

March 1980
National Review;3/21/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p330
The article comments on the invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviet Union. It states the doctrinal justification for the invasion of Afghanistan. It criticizes the response of the U.S. government under President Jimmy Carter to the invasion. It questions the Carter Doctrine in line with the vital interests of the U.S. An overview of the status of Afghanistan under the Soviet rule is provided.


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