Afghanistan Post 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

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The terrorist attacks of the 11th September 2001, were a big shock for the western world. Since 1989 and the fall of the Berlin wall and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, few people were aware of the rise of a new tough opponent to western capitalism. Since 1945 the world was divided in two blocks, the communist and the capitalist, that both tried to impose their ideologies and to extend their influence to the rest of the world. This new rival took root in Afghanistan after a long conflict between Muslims and the Soviet Union as part of the Cold War. In 1979, the Soviets invaded Afghanistan and occupied this land. Due to this Afghanistan turned towards its neighbouring countries and created relationships with them to provide themselves

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