The Soviet-Afghan “Friendship Treaty”
The Soviet Union agrees to provide economic and military assistance to the Afghan government. A year later, the USSR is drawn disastrously into the Soviet-Afghan war.
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Dangerous Tunes in Kabul
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Like-minded countries like the UK and Australia should strengthen trade cooperation.
Brexit Will Give Global Free Trade a Boost
Until Mali’s governance and leadership deficits are addressed, attempts to stabilize the country will prove futile.
Mali Is Becoming a Failed State and It Is Not the Jihadists' Fault
Africa Research Intstitute
Events since last July’s military coup attempt leads to wonder whether Turkey and the EU should abandon the accession process.
Has the Time Come to Reconsider Turkey's EU Membership?
Elcano Royal Institute