The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Since 1992
Mujahidin victory was the result of the vacuum created by the implosion ofMarxism-Leninism in Moscow and Kabul. The victors have perpetuated that vacuumby failing to find a common approach to government or a formula for sharingpower among themselves. Their jihad experience committed them to attempt tocreate a political innovation for Afghanistan--an Islamic Republic, inspired bythe revolution in Iran, but clearly to be different in structure and doctrine.Tragically, on the day the Peshawar parties reached a tentative agreement on howthey would establish their Islamic republic, a new war for Kabul began.
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