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Afghan Lessons

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Afghan Lessons

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Afghan Lessons

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Recently translated documents show that the Soviets realized their error in Afghanistan during the Cold War far earlier than historians had previously thought. NPR's David Molpus reports that these documents contain some lessons for American military actions in Afghanistan.