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The Soviet Intervention in Afghanistan

Hoping to bolster its geopolitical position, a great power sends troops to Afghanistan and installs a puppet leader. That leader has little authority with the influential tribal chieftains and insufficient means to buy their complicity.

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  • European Diary

    Another Fake Rolexsky!

    As a columnist I scour the Russian press, always on the lookout for the softest bit of conformity’s underbelly, and recently I came upon the Russian version of the British social glossy Tatler, launched in Moscow with great fanfare as the...

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