War on Terror

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  • Soviet Invasion

    Soviet Invasion
    "The Soviet war in Afghanistan was a nine-year conflict during the Cold war involving the Soviet Union, supporting the Marxist-Leninist government of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan[18] against the Afghan Mujahideen guerrilla movement and foreign "Arab–Afghan" volunteers"
  • Soviet War Ends

    Soviet War Ends
    "The Soviet war in Afghanistan seemed like a war that would never end. The Soviet Union looked very bad in the eyes of the world for trying to control this country. Inside the Soviet Union also, most people did not support this war. Finally, after ten years with no end in sight, the Soviets decided to get out of Afghanistan."
  • Kabul

    Kabul
    On this day Kabul fell to Mullah Omar and his followers. By October , the civil war had resulted in the formation of The nation named the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
  • Iraq Invasion

    Iraq Invasion
    U.S invades Iraq with the goal of diverting the attention from resources in Afghanistan.
  • Reconstruction

    Reconstruction
    President Bush instructs the U.S to finance the reconstruction of Afghanistan.
  • New Constitution

    New Constitution
    Afghanistan finally agrees on a constitution that would help aid the Presidential system and executive powers.
  • DRUGS

    DRUGS
    New calculations have been made and have found that 93% of the worlds' opium comes from Afghanistan. These numbers have doubled from last year.
  • Deployed

    Deployed
    President Obama announces to deploy 17, 000 more troops to Afghanistan shortly after his inauguration.
  • Bin Laden- DEAD

    Bin Laden- DEAD
    Osama bin Laden is killed in Pakistan by the United States.