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A result of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the 2001 intervention of NATO and allied forces in the ongoing Afghan civil war is referred to as The War in Afghanistan. The stated purpose for the intervention is to dismantle the al-Qaeda terrorist organization and remove the Taliban government. The ongoing war continues to the present.
The Soviets did lose the war in Afgahanistan - they withdrew in the face of overwhelming resistance and opposition from the mujahadin freedom fighters (who were supplied with arms by the US).  I'm not certain they did, or that they ever intended to win it. In 1979 the Soviets put 100,000 men i…
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i believe, such wars are never won, a win in such a situation is a defeat/loss.a war between two brother, even if one is ridiculous, should not take place in first place, supposedly, if it takes place, then, the harm and damage to any brother is a damage to the later. he agrees to it or not. so, tal…
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The Soviet Afghan War killed an estimated 1,000,000 civilians.
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The Afghan leadership made the mistake of harboring a person that the US leadership claimed was responsible for the destruction of the twin towers in New York. When they refused to hand him over Afghanistan was attacked. Leading to further destabilization of the region. death and destruction of inno…
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Answer The cause of the Afghan war was mainly down to terrorism in the UK and America. Such as 9/11. It also over resources from Afghan and Iraq such as Oil, Which we really need at the moment.
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A conflict between anti-Communist Muslim Afghan guerrillas (mujahidin) and Afghan government and Soviet forces. Then Britain and US Joined there war because they believed Bin Laden, leader of the taliban was in there. Bin Laden was the one behind the 9/11 bombing so the US were trying there best to …
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I Think its 140 Because that's what i got from the Internet x
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The Afghanistan war started because US blamed Afghans for 9/11 attacks
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9/11 2001 it started in 2003October 7, 2001
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It hasn't ended yet.
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Like many Islamic states, Afghanistan has seen a number of conflicts during its history. One of the most notable conflicts is the War on Terror, which was a response to terrorist attacks during September 11, 2001, also known as 9/11. This war was officially declared at 1 p.m. on October 7, 2001 by P…
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84,000 US Soldiers are currently at war in Afghanistan
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The Afghanistan War began because of the of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
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the 9/11 attacks on the world trade center
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Which one? The Soviets invaded in 1979, and the country's pretty much seen constant fighting ever since. As for the current war in Afghanistan, the al-Qaeda branch based in Afghanistan attacked the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, killing almost 3000 people. The Taliban supported al-Qaeda …
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The Soviet army entered Afghanistan in Dec 25, 1979. ^^^^^ This answer is incorrect, the Soviet army actually entered Afghanistan on the 24th of December 1979. ^^^^^ This answer is also incorrect, the Soviet Army actually invaded Afghanistan on December 27th 1979.
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The start was their view of us:The ideology of the enemy is the root of the problem and the start of the war; what they believe the Quran teaches is the reason they attacked us. (They consider their ideology to be an unadulterated interpretation.) Here is an excerpt from the teachings of Muhammad: Q…
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The conflicts and compromise of the Afghanistan war is more taxes and stress on the Obama Administration.
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Sept 24th, 2002 the Battle of Inseedie January 1st, 2003 Human Rights Argument, 87 Civilians injured or killed March 7th, 2006 China enters Afghanistan as a part of NATO July 5th, 2006 Highest temperature in summer of Afghanistan ever 14 degrees celsius October 31st, 2008 Huge Halloween party ca…
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Preemption must happen before not after something. Any response to an event is reactive, never preemptive.
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US and Canada are allies
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Britain has been there (I think soon to withdraw) and good old Australia though she hasn't many soldiers there and they are poorly equiped. More a token effort because their military is a bit third world. I think Japan was there for a while. This didn't answer the question. They aren't at war with …
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Osama Ben Laden, living in Afghanistan, sent terrorists to attack the USA on September 11, 2001. After 9/11, the USA demanded that Afghanistan turn Laden over to the USA to stand trial. Afghanistan (who supports Laden) refused to turn him over, so the USA went in to get him.
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America.
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(origional)Yes it did. But this is also a personal view of the war. In my mind the states did not start the war with afganistan, first russia invaded it then the taliban i not want to relinqish control and became allies with alqida. As far as i know this is correct, pls correct me if im wrong
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The Iraq War between Iraq and the United States began on March 20th, 2003. It wasn't until December 2011 that the United States started to pull troops.
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The first Iraq war was one of the shortest conflicts the US was ever involved in. It began on January 17, 1991.
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The mujaheddin won the war with assistance from the US
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The war consisted of Americans and afghan freedom fighters vs Afghanistan militia the Taliban which was a very strict militia.
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14,000 soviet died , and over 1.3million afgan died and over 5m afgan went to Pakistan which probably died as well, email me grigoriy13@hotmail.com for more info
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27 December 1979 - 15 February 1989 (9 Years and 50 days)
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They joined the Afghan war in 2003.
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Afghans did not participate in the Iran-Iraq War. During this period, Afghanistan was fighting the Soviet Union and trying to repel them from the country. However, Afghans were alive during the Iran-Iraq War. (So, technically speaking, there were Afghans during the Iran-Iraq War, just not in that w…
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The Vietnam war is recognized as have gone on for 19 years 180 days, it started in 1955 in a combined effort with the French, and the first US miliatry ground troops deployed in 1961. The US began reducing their troops in 1972, ending in 1974.
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The US retaliated for an attack on US soil on September 11, 2001. It was that but even deeper. The reason the US went to war in Afghanistan was because it was established globally that Bin Laden was behind the attack on the US on 9/11 and that he was being harboured in Afghanistan by the Taliban. A…
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5,921 American Soldiers Have been Killed in Afghanistan since the Allied Invasion
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The first major event to affect the time leading up to the civil war in Afghanistan was the return from a decade of political exile of Mohammed Daoud Khan, in 1973. Daoud had been prime minister of Afghanistan until 1963, when his insistence on focusing on the question of reclaiming Afghan territori…
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The Afghan people killed the dictator who had been put in power by the Soviets. The Soviets put in another guy, and they killed him too. Finally the Soviet Army invaded. After about 10 years, they left in disgust and disgrace, having been unable to control the general population. In the power vacuum…
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2001 and it is still going on.
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As many as 1 million civilians.
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It was around 230 US and British troops that is the count for it no one knows the right amount as it is not allowed to be told as it is family's if they wish to not have the name said so there could be a lot more the only way u can find the right answer is to be in the army yourself i lost 2 friends…
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the sisadvantages of the war in afghanistan would the one the deaths of the inocent civiliens over 132 000 dead since 2001-2011.And we cant forget the death of all the canadien and american soldiers over 19,629.there is also all the money put in to this war so many people in america are sufering fro…
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As of the 30th of June, 2014, there have been about 2196 number of the United States military that have been killed in Afghanistan. This is the official figures, chances are high that the numbers could be more than this.
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It's not the Afghanistan war, it's a US war. The US attacked Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. did we attack because of 9/11? what did we attack afghanistan?
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Soviets wanted to rule Americans didnt want them to rule it
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Because they have forget the Vietnam War and they just want to remember how they have seen more dangerous country then Vietnam and are scared and they are now trying to get out of it. Because it just makes economic sense. dumping US monies in to a no load country while US citizens are losing there …
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The most common numbers I've seen is 150-153 as of December 2010. :(
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The current NATO/Allied intervention in Afghanistan began on 7 October, 2001. Afghanistan was engaged in a civil war before the intervention.
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War is war is a term to say all wars are alike and war is a war means wars are only bad.
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From October 7, 2001 to present
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The Afghan war has been going on since 911 (ten years)
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Because of Osama Bin Laden his army helped big time but that all started because of money and being a dictator.The reason we won is because money helped wepons and different explosives.
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from 2001-2011 there are been over 1 million soldier including foreign troopsand there are also died many of them so that is why other soldiers come to there place
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The US has been fighting in Afghanistan longer it was fighting in Vietnam. It is the longest war in US history.
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The number of civilian deaths in the Afghanistan War average two thousand a year throughout the period of 2005-2012. The approximate total of civilian deaths in the Afghanistan War is 14,000, going by the average per year.
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The Afghanis sucsefully pushed the soviets out so they technicaly won.
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There is no war between Afghanistan and Iraq. Attacks by US force in Iraq was at the time of George Bush Sr and in Afghanistan during William Clinton
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There was friction with neighboring Pakistan, which is a nuclear power. There are supporters of the Taliban throughout the region and many took up arms to fight the US forces and their tribal coalition. Eventually these tribal groups formed a new government. Al Qaeda was essentially stripped of thei…
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our 43rd president. George W. Bush
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yes There has been war in the area for many decades.
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The cause of the Afghan war was mainly down to terrorism in the UK and America. Such as 9/11. It also over resources from Afghan and Iraq such as Oil, Which we really need at the moment
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It started in 2001.If you want the actual date here it September 11th 2001.
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On September 11th 2001, there was a terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre. This attack was set out by Osama Bin Laden. Then, on October 7th 2001, US Armed Forces and British Armed Forces launched Operation Enduring Freedom. In order to take out Osama Bin Laden and the rest of the Taliban. Safe …
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There's no clear winner because this isn't a war with one direct enemy or front. It's impossible to really state a "winner".
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Canada has spent $99 million on the peace making mission in afgahnistan
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An estimated 1 million Afghan civilians were killed.
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The afghan war will end in 2064 after the Americans and British have had enough and Afghanistan win.
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The afghan's or Taliban use Ak-47, Ak-74u, RPG's, and UZI's.The United States on the other hand uses M9's, M16, M4's, Barrett 50CAL., Desert Eagles.Also the Britsh that's on United States side on this war use G3's.
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the war started on the 7th october 2001 and ended in december
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Not at all. Afghanistan didn't attack the US. The US went a long way around the world to attack Afghanistan without provocation.
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Do you mean in money or men? Well we are trillions of dollars and pounds in debt. We have also lost hundreds and thousand's of men in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Briefly, when Great Britain was the #1 power on earth, the British invaded Afghanistan nine times without success. In 1980 the USSR invaded Afghanistan and fought for ten years before giving up. The USSR was opposed by the Mujahadeen which was supported by the US. One of these resistance groups, the…
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attitude of Canadians during the Afghanistan war
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We are fighting the war in Afghanistan because we don't want the war here. If the war is here then it ruins our land and kills our people. We are also pushing the Al Qaeda and the Taliban back to their own county while defending the Afghanistan people that are not involved with the Al Qaeda and Tali…
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well15% of Afghanistan's land is suitable for farming.the thing in the center of the flag is the declaration of Shahdah.
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The US war in Afghanistan. That is actually incorrect. The accepted term for the war in Afghanistan is Operation Enduring Freedom and on a more broader aspect it is the war on terror
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The Taliban and the Russians were at war for ten years: from 1979 to 1989. During that time the Russians named Mohammed Najibullah as the new leader of Afghanistan. He remained control until 1992; three years after the Russians left the country. During the war, the Russians planted thousands of land…
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It has nothing to do with terrorism or bringing democracy to Afghanistan, but unfortunately everything to do with its streagict location which would be enormously helpful when the west decides to attack Iran. It also helps to bring US/NATO to the borders of Russia and China and Pakistan ( the only M…
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They used guns and tanks
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After the September 11 attacks in 2001, sentiment in the US increased to stop the activities of terrorists, under the general name of the War on Terrorism. Because the Taliban had taken over Afghanistan, and given support to Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, they were the first targets. The US supported…
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it started in 2001 and it is present
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It lowers their economy. And they have lost more than enough men and women.
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As of 25th August 2011, there have been 29 Australian fatalities in the Afghanistan War.
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Answer They got involved after the 9-11 attacks on their country by a group of terrorists who had taken over a country called Afghanistan.
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As apart of the War on Terror.
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There are none. people die. is that good?
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Burhanuddin Rabbani was the Afghanistan president before the Afghanistan war until 2001 December 22, when Hamid Karzai took over as acting President. George W. Bush was the US president during the Afghanistan war.
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Official US version: For Iraq to find weapons of mass destruction (actually for Iraqi oil). In Afghanistan to defeat Soviet Union from expansion.
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Canada, USA v.s. Afganistan and Pakistan
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