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War in Afghanistan


Marines Capture Taliban Fighters After Firefight | Sept 2013


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The human cost of the Afghan war and Taliban attacks


The War In Afghanistan / His Magnum Opus

The War in Afghanistan followed the United States invasion of Afghanistan of October 7, 2001. The U.S. was supported initially by the United Kingdom and Canada and later by a coalition of over 40 countries, including all NATO members. The war's public aims were to dismantle al-Qaeda and to deny it a safe base of operations in Afghanistan by removing the Taliban from power. The War in Afghanistan is the longest war in United States history.