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  1. Futurist

    Why exactly didn't the Communists federalize Afghanistan along ethnic lines?

    Why exactly didn't the Communists federalize Afghanistan along ethnic lines back when they were in power in Afghanistan in the 1980s? After all, wasn't ethnic nationalism already relatively/pretty strong back in the 1980s? Any thoughts on this? Also, for reference:
  2. Futurist

    Why didn't African Communists federalize their countries along ethnic lines?

    Why didn't African Communists federalize their countries along ethnic lines (which is what the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, and Czechoslovakia actually did)? Based on this map, there are several African countries where the Communists were in power at some point in time: Likewise, it appears...
  3. Futurist

    Why Exactly Did the Communists Never Federalize China After They Came to Power There?

    Why exactly did the Communists in China, unlike in the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia, never federalize China at all after they came to power there? After all, just like the three countries above, it appears that China is also a multi-ethnic country: Thoughts on this?