AFGHANISTAN: The Soviets Dig In Deeper

An invasion turns into an occupation, but the rebels fight on

As Soviet forces fanned out to consolidate their hold on Afghanistan last week, the aftershocks of the invasion were causing tremors all over Southwest Asia. In neighboring Pakistan, which must now worry about Soviet incursions across its border in pursuit of Muslim Afghan rebels, the unsteady government of President Mohammed Zia ul-Haq appeared ready to accept emergency military aid from the U.S. and its allies. In India the stunning resurgence of Indira Gandhi, long a friend of Moscow, raised the prospect...

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