Lieutenant General Boris Gromov, with his son, Maxin, leaves Afghanistan over the Amy Darya River at Termez, Uzbekistan on Feb. 15, 1989.
Lieutenant General Boris Gromov, with his son, Maxin, leaves Afghanistan over the Amy Darya River at Termez, Uzbekistan on Feb. 15, 1989. AP
Lieutenant General Boris Gromov, with his son, Maxin, leaves Afghanistan over the Amy Darya River at Termez, Uzbekistan on Feb. 15, 1989. AP

Is the U.S. repeating Soviet mistakes in Afghanistan?

February 14, 2009 4:26 PM