Big deal not just for AZ, for the country.
Since you brought up critical.
Maybe all the trolls would like to take the time to READ SOMETHING ELSE that is critical and provide critical comments.
IT'S NOT just CRITICAL IT'S INEVITABLE!
Aiding anti-Soviet resistance
Withdrawal of Soviet troops
Control of $800mm+Control of weapons Control of training Afghan Arabs Haqqani + Hekmatyar
UBL CRITICAL Allies
Haqqani + Hekmatyar relations w/CIA incountry
Dark to LIGHT.