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Understanding U.S. Role in Afghanistan and the CIA

The U. S. continued to back Daud, despite his unpopularity with the people . However, Daud would not remain in power much longer. On April 17, 1978, Mir Akbar Khaibar, a member of PDPA, was assassinated, and Daud clamped down even further on PDPA members. This prompted a rebellion, and on April 27, the PDPA and the military collaborated to overthrow Daud and replace him with a socialist government. The socialist leanings of this government gave the U. S. a great deal of concern, and they weren...

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