Don't live in the states, not a member of the ACLU, and not sure what the ACLU has to do with anything. "Militarily" I take to mean "with guns, bombs, etc." I repeat the question to disciple:
If Afghanistan (or rather, a loose coalition of Afghan warlords with U.S. etc. funding and support) did not defeat the Soviet Union militarily, exactly how did they defeat them?
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