[Marxism] Afghanistan Syndrome
lueko.willms at t-online.de
Thu Sep 3 08:49:06 MDT 2009
Louis Proyect (lnp3 at panix.com) wrote on 2009-09-03 at 10:42:52 in about
[Marxism] Afghanistan Syndrome:
> Obama Is Leading the U.S. Into a Hellish Quagmire
> By Mark Ames, AlterNet
> Posted on September 3, 2009, Printed on September 3, 2009
> America now has more military personnel in Afghanistan than the Red Army
> had at the peak of the Soviet invasion and occupation of that country.
Mark Ames should know that there is no Red Army any more, and this since
at least 1950. The "Red Army" was renamed shortly after the 2nd World War
to "Soviet Army" (Sovietskaja Armija). I don't know the official designation
after the dissolution of the USSR.
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