Pakistani aid together with support from Pashtun traders and tribesmen enabled the Taliban to capture Kabul.
Regions / Europe & Central Asia
In promoting structural adjustment, the U.S. has concentrated on short-term profits for businesses and narrow diplomatic gain.
With the end of the cold war and the demise of the Soviet threat, NATO must find new rationales for its existence.
The end of the cold war left U.S.-Russian relations in a state of volatile ambiguity.