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01/03/2013
The Takeaway
What We Can Learn from the Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan | interview with Nikolas Gvosdev
In February 1989, after nine long years, the last Soviet troops left Afghanistan. Today, as the United States transitions out of the country, Nikolas Gvosdev, professor of national security studies at the U.S. Naval War College, says that Americans have plenty of lessons to learn from the Soviet withdrawal.

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