Operation Cyclone: How the United States Defeated the Soviet Union
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The Soviet-Afghan War was the source of increased hostilities between the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1980s. The purpose of this research is to determine how much influence the United States, through covert operations, had over the Soviet Union. My argument consists of sources such as presidential security directives, accounts from intelligence personnel involved, Afghan narratives, embedded journalist accounts, Russian perspectives, and political interviews with leaders of the time to assist in suggesting massive U.S. influence in the failure of the U.S.S.R. This research is driven ...