The Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Analysis and Chronology


This reference analyzes and chronicles the Soviet occupation of and withdrawal from Afghanistan in the period from 1973 to 1990 by an observer in the area who relied on a variety of sources and cross-checked them carefully. The analysis of events leading to the Soviet withdrawal covers the important negotiations and relates them to historic changes taking place in the Soviet Union and in its relationship to the rest of the world. The detailed chronology occupies the main portion of the book. An index makes this indispensable reference tool easily accessible to researchers and students in various fields.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1992


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