controlled Afghanistan after Daoud Khan's assassination).
Before the PDPA
coup and Soviet invasion, the majority of weapons produced were repeater rifles such as shotguns.
The killing of a communist leader in early April 1978 was followed later that month by a coup carried out by members of the communist and pro-Soviet People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA
Daoud was overthrown and killed (1) in April 1978, during the Carter Administration, by People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA
, Communist party) military officers under the direction of two PDPA
(Khalq, or "Masses" faction) leaders, Hafizullah Amin and Nur Mohammad Taraki, in what is called the Saur (April) Revolution.
Karmal was replaced as head of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA
) with Mohammad Najibullah in May 1986 in an effort to find a more capable leader.
Communist, 1978-1989: The Communists of the PDPA
were unable to settle on a clear leadership and their internal squabbles drew in their Soviet mentors to the point where the Soviet leadership decided to intervene militarily in December 1979.
The invasion was aimed to support the Saur (Red) Revolution led by the Communist People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan( PDPA
) headed by Babrak Karmal.In 1973 when the government of Sardar Daud Khan was toppled and his entire family was slained, the communist took over.
by Abasin Zaheer on 27 April, 2014 - 19:52 KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday said problems and challenges Afghanistan was facing today stemmed from the coup against President Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan by the communist People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA
) on April 27, 1978.
Fourth, the paper will review the history of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA
) (Hezb-e-Demokratik-e-Khalq-e-Afghanistan) from its formation in 1965 up to and including its eventual demise as the party of government in 1992 and will explore this in conjunction with the Maoist opposition.
However, such coverage would act as deterrence for overseas companies to engage in activities that might result in a breach of the PDPA
, and provide consistent treatment for local vis-a-vis overseas organisations with data-related operations in Singapore.
In April 1978, people's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA
) overthrew the Daud government.