Parallels of USSR and US Withdrawals from Afghanistan

Nargis Azaryun¬† On February 15, 1989, the Soviet Union pulled out of Afghanistan. Over three decades later, on August 31st, 2021, the last United States soldier left Afghanistan. To understand why the USSR and US decided to depart from Afghanistan, it is crucial to learn why they came in the first place. Since its foundation in 1747, Afghanistan has been a battleground for conflicting worldviews. … Continue reading Parallels of USSR and US Withdrawals from Afghanistan