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Afghanistan War and Politics

Afghanistan War and Politics

The so-called proxy war This led to disputes and ultimately to intervention by the Soviet Union, which wanted to consolidate its interests in Afghanistan. The Soviet Union has been providing Afghanistan with economic support since the 1950s. The country was on the border with what was then the Soviet Union. In order to suppress the influence of radical Islam in the region and at the same time strengthen socialism, soldiers of the Soviet Union marched into Afghanistan in 1979. As…

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Afghanistan Overview

Afghanistan Overview

Animals and Plants What animals and plants are there in Afghanistan? The consequences of the war are still evident in Afghanistan today and are causing problems for the flora and fauna. Important habitats have disappeared or been destroyed. Afghanistan is characterized by steppe landscapes. So there are the steppe shrubs typical of this landscape. Dense stands of trees can only be found in a few regions, as many forests have been cut down over the past 25 years. Pistachio trees,…

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Afghanistan Guide

Afghanistan Guide

Country data Location: South Asia Time zone: CET + 3.5 (during summer time: CET + 2.5) Total area: 652,230 km² Land area: 652,230 km² Water area: 0 km² Length of the state border: 5,987 km Bordering countries: China: 91 km Iran: 921 km Pakistan: 2,670 km Tajikistan: 1,357 km Turkmenistan: 804 km Uzbekistan: 144 km Coastline: 0 km Capital: Kabul Provinces: 34 Badakhshan, Badghis, Baghlan, Balkh, Bamyan, Daykundi, Farah, Faryab, Ghazni, Ghor, Helmand, Herat, Jowzjan, Kabul, Kandahar, Kapisa, Khost, Kunar,…

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