Afghanistan

The CIA’s Intervention in Afghanistan

Interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Jimmy Carter’s National Security Adviser in 1979 Sometimes it is useful to reread old digests. More then ten years ago former US President National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski frankly spoke to French Le Nouvel Observateur in 1998. According to him, the CIA’s intervention in Afghanistan […]

The United States and Afghan Heroin

In January 18, 2010, Viktor Ivanov, Chairman of the State Anti-Drug Committee and Director of Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service (FSKN), along with European Parliament member Pino Arlacchi, held a press conference at the press center of the All-Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Company. They talked about the fight against […]

Afghanistan: Two Wars

Ruslan Nadezhdin The common international viewpoint on the modern history of Afghanistan generally states that two great powers are repeatedly invading the suffering land at the very heart of Eurasia for at least 30 years (unless rolling back to XIX century). The Soviet presence there in 1979-1989 is mainly regarded […]