Afghanistan: 25 years on from Russian withdrawal
15 February 2014 Last updated at 19:08 GMT
The Taliban has marked the 25th anniversary of the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan by calling on Afghans to drive out US troops.
In a statement, the Taliban said the Soviets "destroyed" Afghanistan and the country should learn the lessons of its past.
Karen Allen reports from Kabul on how things have changed there over the last quarter of a century.