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afghanistan war

  • Taliban leader

    Taliban leader
    Ahmad Shah Massoud on 9 September 2001, and the 11 September attacks on the United States, in which nearly 3000 civilians died in New York City, Arlington, Virginia, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The United States identified members of al-Qaeda, an organization based in, operating out of and allied with the Taliban's Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
  • The War in Afghanistan

    The War in Afghanistan
    The war began in 2001(preasent day). It all started when the United States, United Kingdom, the Commonwealth of Australia, and the Afghan united forces. The primary driver of the invasion was the September 11 attacks.
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    Afghanistan War

    Afghanistan war 2001- preasent day
  • Operation Anaconda

    Operation Anaconda
    Following Tora Bora, Afghan forces and their U.S. allies consolidated their position in the country. Following a Loya jirga or grand council of major Afghan factions, tribal leaders, and former exiles, an interim Afghan government was established in Kabul under Hamid Karzai. U.S. forces established their main base at Bagram airbase just north of Kabul.
  • New constitution

    New constitution
    Loya Jirga adopts new constitution which provides for strong presidency. Presidential elections. Hamid Karzai is declared winner.
  • Enviroment

    On January 29, 2003, The enviroment has gone bad. All the war equitment have covered land. This has also harmed many animals. More than half the forests in three Afghan provinces have been destroyed in 25 years.
  • Congress

    After the Soviets occupied Afghanistan, the U.S.-backed mujahedin fought them effectively. The Soviets held major cities, but the outlying mountainous regions
    remained largely under mujahedin control.
  • strong presidency

     strong presidency
    Loya Jirga adopts new constitution which provides for strong presidency. Constitution will ease the way for holding national elections. Constitution revived a highly centralized government.
  • general elections

    general elections
    Hamid Karzai was created which was also democratically elected by the Afghan people in the 2004 general elections. President of Afghanistan, taking office on 7 December 2004.He was then chosen for a two year term as Interim President during the 2002 grand assembly that was held in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • Taliban insurgency

    Taliban insurgency
    Afghan government forces backed by U.S. troops and heavy American aerial bombardment advanced upon Taliban positions within the mountain fortress. After a one-week battle, Taliban forces were routed with up to 124 fighters (according to Afghan government estimates) killed.
  • Money

    In 2005 the prices went up, for the afghanistan war. this coast started to go up for millitary in 2001 and that was $850 for military and reconstruction. Over the years its gone up thousands of dollar. But it went up most in 2005.
  • Deaths

    The news of the deaths of four American soldiers in Nuristan, northeastern Afghanistan on is a further indication of the spreading challenge. The United States and Isaf forces, although the scale is minor compared with the hundreds of Afghans dying each week. Hamid Karzai is so concerned as to echo the Iraqi prime minister.
  • Nato

    Nato assumes responsibility for security across the whole of Afghanistan, taking command in the east from a US-led coalition force. The pre-planned war in Afghanistan will be 5 years old. The stakes in Afghanistan are high. With the growing disillusionment with the war in Iraq in America and elsewhere.
  • dramatic increase

    dramatic increase
    Afghanistan has experienced a dramatic increase in Taliban-led insurgent activity. In their campaign the Taliban also target the civilian population of Afghanistan in terrorist attacks. According to a report by the United Nations, the Taliban were responsible for 76% of civilian casualties in Afghanistan in 2009
  • killings

    More than 4,000 people, a quarter of them civilians, were killed in fighting last year, the most violent year since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.As the harsh winter snows melt, the insurgents have resumed their attacks, mostly in the south, where they have captured a major town and have threatened a key hydroelectric dam.
  • War and Peace Reporting

    War and Peace Reporting
    1400 UK Troops to be Sent to Afghanistan. Taliban insurgents, who claimed that Cheney was a target in the attack. A suicide bomber blew up a checkpoint at Bagram Air Base outside of Kabul, killing 20, including an American soldier. Cheney was unhurt in the attack.
  • Bombs

    A roadside bomb ripped into an Afghan. Bombs became more and more of a problem.
  • Troups

    They have sent an addional 3,200 Marines, 53,000 foreign troops the reason they've sent more over is because so many has died. Almost all of the alliance's members have increased their commitment to Afghanistan in the past year to 33,000 to 41,000 troups.
  • President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama
    President Barack Obama announced that he would deploy an additional 30,000 soldiers over a period of six months. For additional troops boxed Obama into a corner about boosting troop levels in Afghanistan.
  • International Conference on Afghanistan

    International Conference on Afghanistan
    International Conference on Afghanistan was held at Lancaster House in London. Representatives from more than 70 countries and international organizations. Afghanistan agreed to timetables to take control of certain military and police functions.
  • withdrawn

    President Obama announced that 10,000 U.S. troops would be withdrawn by the end of 2011. 23,000 troops will leave the country by the summer of 2012. By the end of that 80,000 are left participating in the war.