Forbidden Cross-border Vendetta: Spetsnaz Strike into Pakistan during the Soviet-afghan War

@article{Grau2005ForbiddenCV,
  title={Forbidden Cross-border Vendetta: Spetsnaz Strike into Pakistan during the Soviet-afghan War},
  author={Lester W. Grau and Ali Ahmad Jalali},
  journal={The Journal of Slavic Military Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={18},
  pages={661 - 672}
}
In 1986, Soviet Special Forces conducted an unauthorized strike into Pakistan while attempting to wipe out a guerrilla base. The Special Forces were pinned down and had to call for Soviet air strikes to extricate themselves from an untenable position. This article discusses the planning, conduct and consequences of the mission. 
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