The New Great Game
"The Great Game" was the strategic rivalry and conflict between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia. The classic Great Game period is generally regarded as running ...
The New Great Game - Wikipedia
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.
Damadola
Damadola is a village in the Bajaur Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in Pakistan, about 7 km (4.3 mi) from the Afghanistan border, it is located at 34° 48' 20N 71° 28' 0E at...
Canada's role in the Afghanistan War
Canada's role in the Afghanistan War began in late 2001. Canada sent its first element of Canadian soldiers secretly in October 2001 from Joint Task Force 2, and the first contingents of regular Canad...
Canada's role in the Afghanistan War - Wikipedia
Nangar Khel incident
The Nangar Khel incident, sometimes called the Nangar Khel massacre, took place in the Afghan village of Nangar Khel (Paktika Province) on August 16, 2007. Following an insurgent IED ambush which inju...
Khowst Airfield
Location of Khowst Airfield, AfghanistanKhowst Airfield (Also known as: Chapman Airfield) is a military airfield in Afghanistan.
Haqqani network
The Haqqani network is an Islamist insurgent group using asymmetric warfare to fight against US-led NATO forces and the government of Afghanistan. Maulvi Jalaluddin Haqqani and his son Sirajuddin Haq...
Haqqani network - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1917
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1917, adopted unanimously on March 22, 2010, after recalling its previous resolutions on Afghanistan, in particular resolutions 1868 (2009), 1662 (2006) and ...
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
Canadian Afghan detainee issue
The Canadian Afghan detainee issue concerns whether or not the Government of Canada and/or the Canadian Forces (CF) had knowledge about alleged abusive treatment of detainees in Afghanistan. The alleg...
Canadian Afghan detainee issue - Wikipedia
CENTCOM Materiel Recovery Element
CENTCOM Materiel Recovery Element (CMRE) is a military organization tasked with conducting materiel reduction and engineer deconstruction operations in Afghanistan for the purpose of saving valuable m...
CENTCOM Materiel Recovery Element - Wikipedia
Battle of Shewan
The Battle of Shewan was a military engagement between Coalition forces and Taliban insurgents that took place on August 8, 2008, near the village of Shewan in Farah Province, Afghanistan.On the 8th o...
Battle of Shewan - Wikipedia
April 2012 Afghanistan attacks
The April 2012 Afghanistan attacks took place on Sunday, 15 April 2012, at around 13:00 local time (08:30 UTC) when heavily armed Taliban insurgents and suicide bombers launched multiple coordinated...
Quetta Shura
The Quetta Shura is a militant organization composed of top leadership of the Afghan Taliban, that is believed to be based since about 2001 in the city of Quetta in the Balochistan province of Pakista...
Helmand province campaign
The Helmand province campaign is a series of military operations conducted by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) forces against Taliban insurgents in the Helmand Province of Afghanista...
Helmand province campaign - Wikipedia
Western imperialism in Asia
Western imperialism in Asia as presented in this article pertains to Western European entry into what was first called the East Indies. This was sparked early in the 15th century by the search for tra...
Western imperialism in Asia - Wikipedia