Aug 18, 2021 • 53M

When the Soviets Fled Afghanistan

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Matthew Gault
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Conquerors and nations have been trying to rebuild Afghanistan in their own image for thousands of years. The U.S. is just the latest to fail.

The Soviet Union also failed, with a little push from the  United States. But they learned their lesson in only 10 years, from 1979-1989.

Mark Galeotti joins us today to talk about the lessons the U.S. probably sho…

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