The roots of Afghan civil war and its transformation into a safe-haven for world’s deadliest terror network: How did it all begin?

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Afghanistan: The story of Soviet invasion, US, Pakistan's help and the emergence of Taliban over the decades

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The popular belief suggests that the instability in Afghanistan began only after the Soviet invasion. However, it would be wrong to construe that the Soviet actions in 1979 and the subsequent counter-offensive operations from the US-led coalition pulled Afghanistan down into a state of perpetual anarchy.

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