On December 28th, 2014, President Obama announced the end of combat in Afghanistan.
Pres. Obama took extensive measures to help the Afghanistan government gain back control.
NATO began their largest ground operation in 57 years after several Canadian soldiers were killed in a terrorist attack.
NATO led Operation Mountain Thrust, which went to areas of Afghanistan in order to eliminate any threats.
Several years after the collapse of the Taliban, they began to reform in the Pashtun region of Afghanistan.
The birthplace of the Taliban is seized by American forces while a Taliban leader escaped to an unknown location.
U.S. and British air forces began bombing terrorist locations in Kabul, Kandahar, Jalalabad, Kunduz, and Mazar-e-Sharif.
On December 22, 2001, Karzai spoke out against terrorism and promised to promote peace within the country.
On August 11th, 2003, NATO began working to help rebuild sustainable and independent security for the country.
After only several weeks of attacks on Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, the Taliban troops headed toward Kandahar.
These images show what the first year of the war in Afghanistan looked like.
Learn about the most important events of the 2001-2008 war against Afghanistan with this in-depth timeline.
The national climate after the events of 9/11 is explored, along with the start of the war with Afghanistan.
The U.S. Airforce launched an aerial attack while Northern Alliance troops stood ready on the ground.
CIA paramilitary officers worked with allies to destroy al-Qaeda and Taliban forces in Afghanistan.
Two National Guard pilots took the skies in unarmed F-16s after the attacks on 9/11.
Two former marines put on their uniforms and traveled to New York City immediately after hearing about the attacks.
This video explores the people of Afghanistan’s response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Britsh Prime Minister Tony Blair vows to stand “shoulder to shoulder” with the American people.
President George W. Bush addresses Congress, naming al-Qaeda as the group responsible for the attacks on 9/11.