Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

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Questions about the invasion of Afghanistan and the USA's reaction during the Cold War

Created by KittyG-S over 6 years ago
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Source: Carter talks about the invasion in December 1979"This invasion is an extremely serious threat to peace. It is a threat of further Soviet expansion into neighbouring countries of South West Asia".

 1. Why did USSR invade Afghanistan in December 1979?

2. Look at the source. How useful is it as evidence of US reaction to the Soviet invasion?

3. What was the impact of the invasion on the Cold War?

4. How did the invasion affect relation between superpowers?

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