Why did the united stated get involved in the Afghanistan in 2001?
After the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. concluded that responsibility lay with agents of al-Qaeda, a terrorist organization headed by Osama Bin Laden. At the time, Osama bin Laden was being given safe haven by Afghanistan's radical Taliban government. After the Taliban refused to give up Bin Laden, the U.S. invaded Afghanistan to install a U.S.-friendly government. Since then, the Taliban have become rebels fighting to regain their power and that's pretty much the war.
The US attacked Afghanistan on 7th October 2001.
True: In 2001, the US military dropped 2.4 million Pop Tarts in Afghanistan during the United States War in Afghanistan.
The biggest headline of 2001 was the terrorists attacks on the United States of America. Another big headline was the United States invasion of Afghanistan.
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?
Because of Osama bin laden
They heeded the call of the United Nations in 2001.
To target osama bin laden
The Taliban organization took over the nation of Afghanistan in 1996. They controlled it completely until the United States drove them out in 2001.
After the terrorist group al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for the September 11th Attacks, the US Military invaded the country of Afghanistan with the mission to dismantle the terrorist organization. The US also stated its goal to remove the unstable Taliban Regime from power in Afghanistan in order to create a more viable democracy.
The primary reason the United States sent troops to Afghanistan was as a response to the World Trade Center Terror Attacks on September 11th, 2001.
Marines were first sent to Afghanistan in 2001 following the attack on the twin towers in New York. In 2003, NATO began to participate in the war in Afghanistan. In recent years, the United States have been trying to remove troops from Afghanistan.
1. The global war on terrorism commenced on 9/11/2001. 2. The United States of America is NOT AT WAR with Afghanistan. 3. The United States of America is hunting (searchng) for terrorists believed hidden there.
The original reason for the United States sending troops into Afghanistan was to weed out terrorism, the Taliban in particular after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
The US invaded Afghanistan in 2001!
How did the events of Operation Iraqi Freedom lead to the USAs greater involvement in the war in Afghanistan?
It didn't, the war in Afghanistan began in 2001, the United States didn't invade Iraq until 2003.
Children of Afghanistan - 2001 was released on: USA: January 2001 (Sundance Film Festival)
The US began fighting in Afghanistan in 2001 as a result of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Together with the soldiers from the United Kingdom, they fought the Taliban group.
To stabilize Afghanistan, and help remove the Taliban government. This was following the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre, and our NATO cohorts, the United States' invasion of Iraq shortly thereafter.
the invasion of afghanistan started in 2001
Islamic State of Afghanistan ended in 2001.
They invaded Afghanistan in 1996 and got defeated in 2001
From 1990 to 2001, but they did not control all of the country for the entire time. The US-backed Northern Alliance (aka the United Front in Afghanistan) already controlled a very large area of the northern part of Afghanistan before the Taliban was finally removed removed from power.
the USA invaded for war with Afghanistan for there attacks from the 9 11 in 2001 so they went in afghan for war
They have been in Afghanistan for ten years. (2001-2011)
in 2001..No, in 1991 and 2003. 2001 was Afghanistan.
What was the US response to international terrorism following the terrorist attacks on September 11 2001?
The United States invaded, occupied, and overthrew governments in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The Afghanistan War began because of the of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
They originated in northern Pakistan and then moved into Afghanistan. They ruled Afghanistan from 1996-2001.
Aussie troops fought in Afghanistan in 2001 october 7
it started in 2001
United Kingdom: in the Third Anglo-Afghan War May 6, 1919 - August 8, 1919 as well as the current war in Afghanistan Soviet Union: from December 27, 1979-February 15, 1989 United States: from October 7, 2001 to present Germany: Current War in Afghanistan France: Current War in Afghanistan Italy: current War in Afghanistan Canada: current war in Afghanistan Poland: Current war in Afghanistan Netherlands: Current war in Afghanistan Turkey: Current War in Afghanistan Australia: Current… Read More
Following the 9/11 attacks President George W. Bush demanded that the Taliban hand over Osama bin Laden. They refused to do so without proof that he had been involved, although they did recommend that he leave the country. However he did not and the US launched Operation Enduring Freedom along with the United Kingdom.
Iraq is a law enforcement function: Restoring law, order and stability to the nation. Afghanistan is associated with law enforcement: Hunting down terrorists and bringing them to justice (dead or alive) due to the September 11, 2001 attack on the US.
At the time of the September 11 Attacks in 2001, Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Following the 9/11 attacks, he supported the foreign policy of the United States Government, led by George Bush, by invading Afghanistan in 2001 and invading Iraq in 2003.
They started in 2001
1996 to 2001
they went to Afghanistan in 2001
On October 7 2001
The war in Afghanistan seems to have been going on for the longest time. US soldiers were first sent into Afghanistan after the Russian pulled out of Afghanistan. The first US soldiers entered Afghanistan in 2001.
The current NATO/Allied intervention in Afghanistan began on 7 October, 2001. Afghanistan was engaged in a civil war before the intervention.
2001 to 2009 14280 soldiers died only in Afghanistan and 13456 in Iraq
The US attack on Afghanistan began on October 7, 2001
The Taliban lost power in Afghanistan whenthe US invaded the country in 2001.
9/11 2001 it started in 2003 October 7, 2001
The current Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan commenced in 2001 immediately after the 9/11 attack.
In 2001, more than 250 companies in the United States were involved in the manufacture of search and navigation systems and instruments.