President Obama met last week with Afghan President Hamid Karzai about plans to remove all U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan by 2014. Counterterrorism expert Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses what we can learn from the Soviet Union's retreat from Afghanistan in 1989 and the lasting legacy of the U.S. presence there.
Lessons For U.S. From Soviet Role In Afghanistan
By editor • Jan 13, 2013
Originally published on January 13, 2013 7:25 pm