May 2012
International Debates;May2012, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p4
The article presents information on the history, economy and relations of Afghanistan with other countries. Afghanistan is a historic trade and invasion route in which Pashtuns make up the largest ethnic group. The Soviet invaded the country in 1979 but was eventually drove out of the country, followed by the rise of the Taliban. The Afghan government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed on a poverty-reduction program in June 2006.


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