Chechens in Afghanistan 1: A Battlefield Myth That Will Not Die

┬áIn 2001, as the United States and other allied military forces attacked Taleban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan, numerous soldiers, journalists and Afghans allied to the Americans relayed stories of a fearless and deadly opponent, incomparably worse than any other enemy: the Chechen. Such reports have never gone away, despite no Chechen having ever been … Continue reading Chechens in Afghanistan 1: A Battlefield Myth That Will Not Die