Safe Mode: On
Afghanistan: 'Graveyard of empires'

Afghanistan has been called the 'graveyard of empires' - a land that has never been conquered by a foreign force.

Russia's red army spent a decade there and returned to the Soviet Union broken and defeated.

As the US sends more troops to Afghanistan, it could learn from the former Soviet Union's experience there.

Loading the player ...
Embed CodeSwitch Player
Plays: 5870 (Embed: 0)

Added: Dec-2-2009 Occurred On: Dec-2-2009
By: ChockFullOfNuts
Afghanistan, Middle East
Tags: Afghanistan, Graveyard of empires, Russia, Soviet Union, America, USA, Obama
Views: 7755 | Comments: 14 | Votes: 0 | Favorites: 1 | Shared: 1 | Updates: 0 | Times used in channels: 1
You need to be registered in order to add comments! Register HERE