The Effect of the Cold War on Afghanistan By AJ Bobb
The Soviet Invaders are BAD!
لا إله إلا الله؛ محمد رسول الله
The Soviet Army invades Afghanistan to assist the currently communist Afghan government in its war against Muslim anti-communist military groups
Babarak Karmal installed as new communist ruler of Afghanistan, backed by the soviet troops, while rebels were being supplied by the US, Pakistan, China, Iran, and Saudi Arabia
Bye, Were out
Rebels come together in Pakistan to form an alliance against the Soviet forces. Half of the Afghan population is now estimated to be displaced by war, with many fleeing to neighboring Iran or Pakistan.
The US begins supplying rebels with Stinger missiles, enabling them to shoot down soviet helicopter gunships.Barbarak Karmal is replaced by Najiballah as head of Soviet backed regime.
Afghanistan, USSR, US, and Pakistan sign peace accords and Soviet Union troops begin to pull out