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  •  Afghanistan did them in pure and simple. All the (2+ / 0-)
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    deaths created unrest in the USSR, it strained their military which could no longer control places like Poland, they overreached and it killed them.  They were a hollow empire just like us and we will suffer the same fate.

    •  And the US and Britain were the one's (1+ / 0-)
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      that turned Afghanistan into the military defeat it was for the USSR. If the US hadn't been arming the Afghan rebels, the ones we later fought, then the USSR wouldn't have had nearly as hard as a time there.

      If debt were a moral issue then, lacking morals, corporations could never be in debt.

      by AoT on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 10:35:00 AM PDT

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