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.
Gulf War
The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991), for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia a...
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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...
Bagram Airfield
Bagram Airfield (ICAO: OAIX) is the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan. It is located next to the ancient city of Bagram, 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) southeast of Charikar in the Parwan Provinc...
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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...
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Khowst Airfield
Location of Khowst Airfield, AfghanistanKhowst Airfield (Also known as: Chapman Airfield) is a military airfield in Afghanistan.
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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...
American Market
American Market (also known as Sitara Market) is a market located in Peshawar, Pakistan. It sells various types of electronic goods and is known for its low prices while being notorious for giving its...
Coalition of the Gulf War
The coalition of the Persian Gulf War consisted of the countries that were officially opposed to the Ba'athist Iraqi invasion of Kuwait during the Persian Gulf War of 1990–1991.
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International public opinion on the war in Afghanistan
International public opinion is largely opposed to the war in Afghanistan. A 47-nation global survey of opinion conducted in June 2007 by the Pew Global Attitudes Project found considerable opposition...
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Mission Héraclès
Mission Héraclès was a 2001 operation of the French Navy, in support of the War in Afghanistan against the Taliban.On 21 November 2001, France decided to send the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle to...
Draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes
The draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes occurred in Iraq and to a smaller degree in Iran between the 1950s and 1990s to clear large areas of the marshes in the Tigris-Euphrates river system. Formerly...
Victorious Sect
The Victorious Sect (or Taifatul Mansura Group) is a transnational Turkish Islamist group operating in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region.
Commander's Emergency Response Program
Commander's Emergency Response Program or CERP is money for military commanders to use for conducting rebuilding and reconstruction during the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. It was initially money seized ...
Nayirah (testimony)
The Nayirah testimony was a testimony given before the non-governmental Congressional Human Rights Caucus on October 10, 1990 by a woman who provided only her first name, Nayirah. The testimony was wi...
Operation Enduring Freedom
"Operation Enduring Freedom" (OEF) was the official name used by the U.S. government for the War in Afghanistan between October 2001 and December 2014. Continued operations by United States forces, no...
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