• Afghan-Sovet union close ties

    Afghan-Sovet union close ties
    Afghanistan developed close ties with the Soviet Union because the United States refused to grant military aid.
  • The mujahideen

    The mujahideen
    The freedom fighters begin receiving military and logistical assistance from the United States and other countries.
  • US launches missiles

    US launches missiles
    U.S. launches missiles at bases of Osama bin Laden because they believe he was responsible for two bombings in africa
  • Twin towers

    Twin towers
    Terrorists highjack a plane and crash it into the twin towers and cost many inocent people their lives.
  • Refusal to turn in Osama bin Laden

    Refusal to turn in Osama bin Laden
    After the Taliban refuse to turn over Osama bin Laden, the United States and Britain begin bombing Afghanistan.
  • Ramadan

    U.S. warplanes and anti-Taliban fighters continue to strike enemys as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins
  • U.S. goals

    U.S. goals
    President Barack Obama the U.S. goals in Afghanistan: to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat al-Qaeda and its safe havens in Pakistan, and to prevent their return to Afghanistan
  • removal of troops

    removal of troops
    President Obama announced that the United States would remove 10,000 of its troops from Afghanistan and 33,000 troops by the summer of 2012
  • US-Afghan relations

    US-Afghan relations
    over one hundred guests joined officials from the U.S. Embassy, the Afghan government, and the international community for the opening of In Small Things Remembered, a photo exhibition that highlights U.S.-Afghan relations from 1911 to the present
  • post tramatic stress disorder

    post tramatic stress disorder
    us solider killed 17 Afghan civilians because of post tramatic stress disorder