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Afghanistan 2001 - 2016

2001 - 2016
  • Afghanistan 2001 - 2016

     

    The American War in Afghanistan began in 2001 after the 9/11 attacks when President Bush demanded that the Taliban hand over Osama bin Laden and expel al-Qaeda.  The Taliban wanted proof of bin Laden's involvement but this was dismissed by the U.S. as a delaying tactic, and on 7 October 2001 it launched Operation Enduring Freedom with the United Kingdom.  

     

     

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