The American response

The American response - o The American response believed...

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o The American response – believed the soviet invasion was an attempt to expand the soviet empire President Jimmy Carter says the invasion was the greatest threat to peace since WWII and cancelled grain sales to Moscow and postponed SALT II nuclear arms agreement, boycotted the Olympic games in 1980. Funneled arms and money to the insurgents in Afghanistan who were united to fight the soviet occupation covertly. Mujahideen (insurgents) also called “dukhi” spirits because they disappeared o The soviet Quagmire Foreign occupation unites afghans Mujahideen fought guerilla warfare, used Stinger missiles from the US to shoot down soviet air strikes Soviet morale began to suffer, soldiers became addicted to drugs, soviet brutality towards civilians. When Gorbachev comes to power he wants to withdraw the soviet union from Afghanistan. Soviet named Mohammed Najibullah as head of new government for Afghanistan which stabilizes a little bit and allows the soviets to withdraw. Soviets were defeated.
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