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Given that the Soviet Union fought in Afghanistan, why was it considered a proxy war? The Soviet Union answered the Afghans’ request for help. The mujahedeen fought on behalf of the United States. The combatants in the war represented myriad interests. The United States did not directly engage in battle.

Timothy Norman

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Zach Chandler on March 20, 2018

"The united States does not participate directly in the battle" is the best option. The US was supporting the Mujahideen, for supplies of weapons, in an effort to stop the spread of communism.

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