On December 25, 2009 Russia marked 30 years since the beginning of the Soviet military campaign in Afghanistan. A military operation in Afghanistan does not lead to anything good. The British Empire collapsed, the Soviet Union broke up, the USA spent over $300 billion to destroy the mythical terrorists, but received nearly 1,000 caskets back. Strange as it may seem, the USA now repeats the USSR’s mistakes in Afghanistan
When General Wesley Clark spoke about the famous list of seven Middle Eastern countries to be demolished in five consecutive years, he has done nothing but remark, for the last time, if there was any need, Washington's willingness to redesign the Middle East within a more general framework of global domination.