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What has taken place in Afghanistan should be understood as a "revolution", a long-cycle of it, to use terminology of Lenin.

The country started on the road of Industrial revolution after the end of WWII. That's when modern antagonistic classes and parties started to develop. The country went through "democratic" stage of revolution when, as a result of a palace coup (1973), the king was overthrown, and the new "President" attempted to take the road of reform and industrialization.

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Let's look carefully at the geopolitical situation of Afghanistan. The country is located in the region of the Caspian Sea. It borders several republics of the former USSR, in the north, and in the East it borders China. Some of the republics of the former USSR are in a state of a civil war, e.g. Tajikistan. A civil war is slowly smoldering in Russia (Chechnya). We know that the region has been one of the goals of strategic drive of Nazi Germany against USSR during WWII.

PNAC, Project for the New American Century (http://www.newamericancentury.org/), a think tank for the current Bush administration, in their "Statement of Principles", June 1997, writes:"promise of short-term commercial benefits threatens to override strategic considerations". America bui ... Read more »

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The first part of the essay will be devoted to the problem why the U.S. has chosen this country as the first one to invade after the events of 9/11/2001.

The second part is devoted to the discussing the history of revolution and counter-revolution in Afghanistan in brief.

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