Remembering President Daoud’s Coup: Lessons for Afghanistan’s Future
By Arwin Rahi
The domestic and diplomatic blunders of Mohammad Daoud continue to loom large in Afghanistan, almost 50 years later.
30-Year Anniversary of Soviet Withdrawal From Afghanistan: A Successful Disengagement Operation?
By Franz-Stefan Gady
The withdrawal of the Soviet 40th Army from Afghanistan from 1988 to 1989 was a militarily successful operation save one mistake.