The war in Afghanistan began back in A group called the Taliban had controlled most of the country since but they were overthrown in November . Start. Taliban soldiers on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, The Taliban, which rose from the ashes of Afghanistan's post-Soviet civil war. The United States invasion of Afghanistan occurred after the September 11 attacks in late , supported by close US allies. The conflict is also known as the U.S. war in Afghanistan. Afghanistan's political order began to break down with the overthrow of King Zahir Shah by his cousin Mohammed Daoud Khan in a .
The Afghanistan War started a month after the 9/11 terror attacks, which killed nearly 3, Americans 17 years ago Tuesday. The United. Half of Afghan population now estimated to be displaced by war, with many ( ISAF) - marking the start of a protracted fight against the Taliban. Latest attacks focus attention on continuing failure of Trump's efforts to stabilise the country.
This week – almost 17 years after the war began – the Taliban attacked Ghazni, killing more than Afghan army soldiers. The Taliban also. An American soldier killed in Afghanistan this summer wasn't yet 3 when the war began. Seventeen years after 9/11, America still seems. A New York Times correspondent who has reported on Afghanistan since the Soviet invasion offers observations on the war that began in. One major reason is American war aims in Afghanistan have been, and start withdrawing and handing off the war to Afghan forces in