2001 in Afghanistan
The following lists events that happened during 2001 in Afghanistan.
Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
Kunduz airlift
The Kunduz airlift, also known as the Airlift of Evil, refers to the evacuation of thousands of top commanders and members of the Taliban and Al-Qaeda, their Pakistani advisers including Pakistani Int...
Battle of Shawali Kowt
The Battle of Shawali Kowt took place near the Arghandab River in Afghanistan during the Invasion of Afghanistan. On December 2, 2001, after a pitched street-by-street battle, the Green Berets and Afg...
Fall of Kandahar
The Fall of Kandahar took place in 2001 during the War in Afghanistan. After the fall of Mazar-i-Sharif, Kabul and Herat, Kandahar was the last major city under Taliban control. Kandahar was where the...
Fall of Kandahar - Wikipedia
Operation Rhino
Operation Rhino was a raid led by the United States Army's 75th Ranger Regiment (3rd Ranger Battalion) and the 101st Airborne Division on several Taliban targets in and around Kandahar, Afghanistan du...
Operation Rhino - Wikipedia
Dasht-i-Leili massacre
The Dasht-i-Leili massacre occurred in December 2001 during the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan where between 250 and 3,000 (depending on sources) Taliban prisoners were shot and/or suffocated to death i...
Dasht-i-Leili massacre - Wikipedia
National Directorate of Security
The National Directorate of Security (NDS, Pashto: د ملي امنیت ریاست Dari: ریاست امنیت ملی, also referred to as Amniyat or Amaniyat) is the domestic intelligence agency of the government of Afghanista...
Fall of Kabul
The Fall of Kabul took place in 2001 during the Afghanistan War. Northern Alliance forces began their attack on the city on November 13, and made swift progress against Taliban forces that were heavil...
Afghan Interim Administration
The Afghan Interim Administration (AIA), also known as the Afghan Interim Authority, was the first administration of Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban regime and was the highest authority of t...
Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
Since October 7, 2001 following the September 11, 2001 attacks, the United States has been engaged in a war in Afghanistan as a part of War on Terror.
From May 1996, Osama bin Laden had been livin...
Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) - Wikipedia
Siege of Kunduz
The Siege of Kunduz took place in 2001 during the War in Afghanistan. After the fall of Mazar-i-Sharif on November 9, the focus of the Northern Alliance advance shifted towards the city of Kunduz, whi...
Siege of Kunduz - Wikipedia
Bonn Agreement (Afghanistan)
The Bonn Agreement (officially the Agreement on Provisional Arrangements in Afghanistan Pending the Re-Establishment of Permanent Government Institutions) was the initial series of agreements passed o...
International Security Assistance Force
The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan, established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386 as envisaged b...
International Security Assistance Force - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1383
United Nations Security Council resolution 1383, adopted unanimously on 6 December 2001, after reaffirming all resolutions on the situation in Afghanistan, particularly Resolution 1378 (2001), the Co...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1383 - Wikipedia
Battle of Tora Bora
The Battle of Tora Bora was a military engagement that took place in Afghanistan from December 6, 2001 to December 17, 2001, during the opening stages of the War in Afghanistan launched by the United ...
Battle of Tora Bora - Wikipedia
Battle of Sayyd Alma Kalay
The Battle of Sayyd Alma Kalay was a battle set near the Arghandab River in Afghanistan in the War on Terror. The US and Afghans won against the Taliban insurgents and invaded Kandahar, a vital Taliba...
2001 Sayyd Alma Kalay airstrike
The Sayyd Alma Kalayy airstrike was a major friendly fire incident via airstrike during the Invasion of Afghanistan. It happened on December 5, 2001 when a U.S. soldier responsible for calling in airs...
2001 Sayyd Alma Kalay airstrike - Wikipedia
Taliban
The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternately spelled Taleban, is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. It spread throughout Afghanistan and formed a g...
Taliban - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1378
United Nations Security Council resolution 1378, adopted unanimously on 14 November 2001, after reaffirming all resolutions on the situation in Afghanistan, including resolutions 1267 (1999), 1333 (20...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1378 - Wikipedia
Battle of Tarin Kowt
The Battle of Tarin Kowt took place in 2001 during the War in Afghanistan. In early November, Hamid Karzai had entered Taliban-controlled eastern Afghanistan with a small force of guerrillas, accompan...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1386
United Nations Security Council resolution 1386, adopted unanimously on 20 December 2001, after reaffirming all resolutions on the situation in Afghanistan, particularly resolutions 1378 (2001) and 13...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1386 - Wikipedia
Operation Crescent Wind
Operation Crescent Wind was the codename for the American and British air campaign over Afghanistan in October and November 2001. The bombing campaign was aided by special forces troops on the ground ...