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  Afghanistan timeline July–December 2001 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Johnny Micheal Spann, a CIA officer was killed in a firefight at a fortress in northern Afghanistan.
In Afghanistan, the shura, a council of 1,000 village clerics and mullahs, issued an edict that called on the Taliban to persuade Osama bin Laden to leave Afghanistan, but the United States rejected the suggestion.
In Afghanistan, a meeting of the shura, a collection of 1,000 village clerics and mullahs, was scheduled to decide the fate of Osama bin Laden, but the council could not reach Kabul in time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan_timeline_July_2001   (6157 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Afghanistan timeline
Afghanistan's elections postponed to September, owing to insecurity and the UN's slow pace in registering voters.
Afghanistan's rival factions agree on a new constitution, overcoming weeks of discord to set the country on the path to free elections.
US-led forces in Afghanistan say they have driven back a large concentration of Taliban rebels in the south-east of the country after some of the fiercest fighting since the militia was overthrown almost two years ago.
www.guardian.co.uk /afghanistan/subsection/0,1284,884042,00.html   (915 words)

 A Timeline of Oil and Violence - Afghanistan
Ahmed Shah Masood was assassinated in Afghanistan (40).
Afghanistan's interim ruler Hamid Karzai and the Pakistan president agreed to revive plans (47a) for a trans-Afghanistan pipeline..
Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai to hold talks with his Pakistani and Turkmenistan counterparts (47c) regarding a pipeline from Turkmenistan, through Afghanistan, and through Pakistan to the coast.
www.ringnebula.com /Oil/Timeline.htm   (1675 words)

 2001 - dKosopedia
April 1: Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic is arrested after a 36 hour standoff in Belgrade.
April 1: The first legal same-gender marriages in the world are performed in the Netherlands.
April 30: Speaking to reporters at an Associated Press meeting in Toronto, V.P. Cheney derides energy conservation and states that fossil fuels are the only viable energy options.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/2001   (606 words)

 Afghanland.com Afghanistan Timeline since 1919
Elections were held in Afghanistan and the PDPA members made inflammatory statements instead of pushing their agenda which resulted in scraping the idea of Constitutional Monarchy.
April 27 7:05PM Colonel Qader declared the "End of the Mohammadzai rule in Afghanistan and transfer of power to the people of Afghanistan" Not mentioning the transitional Leaders.
Karzai is elected as head of state of the new government of Afghanistan by the loya jirga.
www.afghanland.com /history/timeline/timeline.html   (2097 words)

 Cronological History of Afghanistan - the cradle of Gandharan civilisation
Plant remains at the foothill of the Hindu Kush mountains indicate, that North Afghanistan was one of the earliest places to domestic plants and animals together with Iraq.
Afghanistan's Parliament denounces the Durand Treaty and refuses to recognize the Durand line as a legal boundary between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
April, UN accuses Pakistan of not allowing adequate supply of food and medicines to displaced Afghans, at the Jalozai camp, near Peshawar.
www.gandhara.com.au /afghan_table.html   (2277 words)

Afghanistan, approximately the size of Texas, is bordered on the north by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan, on the extreme northeast by China, on the east and south by Pakistan, and by Iran on the west.
In Sept. 2001, legendary guerrilla leader Ahmed Shah Masoud was killed by suicide bombers, a seeming death knell for the anti-Taliban forces, a loosely connected group referred to as the Northern Alliance.
In Dec. 2001, Hamid Karzai, a Pashtun (the dominant ethnic group in the country) and the leader of the powerful 500,000-strong Populzai clan, was named head of Afghanistan's interim government; in June 2002, he formally became president.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107264.html   (1706 words)

 The Debate: Did oil influence America's decision to invade Afghanistan? Were the true motives for war declared? Read ...
The war on Afghanistan was sold to the public as a reaction to the attacks on 11 September 2001.
Afghanistan is one of the world's poorest countries, where such an enormous sum sum of money would have had extraordinary value.
The leader of the new US-controlled interim government in Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, was a key collaborator in the conspiracy to construct the major gas and oil pipe-line in the region, which was the hidden agenda of the US-led invasion.
www.thedebate.org /thedebate/afghanistan.asp   (2807 words)

 Timeline of 9/11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
April 2000 (C): The US is given permission to greatly expand a military base in the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar, and construction begins shortly thereafter.
April 11, 2002: Jim Pavitt, the CIA Deputy Director of Operations, emphasizes how prepared the CIA was to launch subversive actions in Afghanistan immediately after 9/11.
April 30, 2002: It is reported that the US military is drawing up a plan for a long-term military “footprint” in Central Asia.
www.unansweredquestions.org /timeline/timeline_afghanwar.html   (5492 words)

 CTV.ca | Afghanistan: A timeline of Canadian involvement post-9/11
Soldiers from the military unit that was mistakenly attacked in Afghanistan by a U.S. fighter jet in 2002 are part of the group.
Canadian commanders in Afghanistan say their troops likely prevented a suicide bomb attack on one of their patrols when they disabled an Afghan vehicle with four machine-gun rounds last month.
Canadian troops in Afghanistan exchanged fire with a group of insurgents after they were fired upon at a camp north of Kandahar.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1123179692508_118588892   (2151 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Vancouver carpenter is killed in northern Afghanistan, where he was completing construction of a school he had been working on for the past four years.
Rahman was accused in Afghanistan of converting to Christianity, but the case was dismissed for lack of evidence and suspicion that he may be mentally ill. Many clerics in Afghanistan had called for him to be put to death.
Abdul Rahman, 41, is jailed in Afghanistan and faces the death penalty unless he agrees to convert back to Islam, said the judge at the Shariah court.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/afghanistan/timeline.html   (2673 words)

 CNN.com - Timeline of counterterrorism planning - August 5, 2002
January 2001: In the first few days of the new administration, Rice asks the National Security Council and Cabinet agencies for proposals for "major presidential policy initiatives," including one focusing on counterterrorism.
April 2001: The administration's "deputies," including Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz and Deputy National Security Council Adviser Stephen Hadley, meet to discuss U.S. policy against al Qaeda, approve "immediate actions" against al Qaeda and review the draft of the security directive.
May-July 2001: The deputies' committee develops a strategy to enlist Pakistan's support for pressing the Taliban to shut down al Qaeda in Afghanistan and a strategy for dealing with the Afghan regime.
archives.cnn.com /2002/ALLPOLITICS/08/05/wh.alqaeda.timeline   (343 words)

 Afghanistan - UN Security Council - Global Policy Forum
Beginning on October 7, 2001, the Afghan crisis took a new turn as the United States and its allies launched military strikes in retaliation for the World Trade Center/Pentagon terrorist attacks, said to have been masterminded by bin Laden from a base in Afghanistan and harbored or supported by the Taliban regime.
Alliances in Afghanistan are primarily familial and local in nature, resulting in a political system that survives only by granting substantial power and autonomy to regional groups and warlords.
The absence of a strong central government in Afghanistan has rendered the voluntary disarmament of various groups in conflicts problematic, as they are reluctant to give up power amid instability and lawlessness in order to protect their own interests.
www.globalpolicy.org /security/issues/afgindx.htm   (3693 words)

 frontline: the man who knew: timeline - al qaeda's global context | PBS
The Soviets' humiliating defeat by mujahedeen forces in their 10-year long war inspires Osama bin Laden and other Islamic radicals to believe their victory in Afghanistan can be replicated around the world.
A U.S. grand jury issues a sealed indictment charging bin Laden with conspiracy to attack “defense utilities of the United States.” The indictment alleges bin Laden is involved in the October 1993 attack on U.S. soldiers in Somalia.
President Clinton orders Tomahawk missiles fired at a suspected Al Qaeda camp in Afghanistan and a pharmaceutical plant in Sudan, which was suspected of producing chemical weapons for bin Laden.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/knew/etc/cron.html   (2389 words)

 frontline: terror and tehran: chronology - u.s. iran relations, 1906-2002 | PBS
In his September 2001 FRONTLINE interview, former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger says that the U.S. still lacks "actual knowledge of who did the bombing" of the Marine barracks, but it suspects Hezbollah.
In June 2001, a federal grand jury indicts 13 Saudis and a Lebanese for the bombing, saying they were given support by Iran.
Supreme Leader Khamenei condemns the U.S. strikes on Afghanistan, saying they are part of America's goal to "expand their power and domination." Meanwhile, news reports surface that Iran has agreed to perform search-and-rescue missions for U.S. pilots who crash on Iranian soil during the military strikes against the Taliban in Afghanistan.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/tehran/etc/cron.html   (3507 words)

 DefendAmerica - U.S. Defense Dept. War on Terror: 04/25/2005 - Edition 5
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2005 — With the war on terror putting ever-increasing demands on special operations forces, U.S. Special Operations Command is boosting its manpower and increasing its support to theater commands and geographic commanders, according to the general who oversees this elite force.
CAMP LOYALTY, Iraq, April 25, 2005 — The sound of cranking ratchets and rumbling engines can almost always be heard in one spot on Camp Loyalty, as the mechanics of the brigade motor pool work long hours to keep the the vehicles in top condition.
MUSAYI, AFGHANISTAN — U.S. Army soldiers with Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 29th Infantry Division, hastily move to the landing zone before a weapons cache is destroyed in the mountains of Musayi, Afghanistan, April 22, 2005.
www.defendamerica.mil /archive/2005-04/20050425pm2.html   (570 words)

 Information Please: 2001
The 24 crew members of the U.S. plane were detained for 11 days and released after the U.S. issued a formal statement of regret.
In response to Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, U.S. and British forces launch bombing campaign on Taliban government and al-Qaeda terrorist camps in Afghanistan (Oct. 7).
Taliban regime in Afghanistan collapses after two months of bombing by American warplanes and fighting by Northern Alliance ground troops (Dec. 9).
www.infoplease.com /year/2001.html   (1081 words)

 Afghanistan Online: Chronological History of Afghanistan--Part IV
Soviet Union defeated by Afghanistan, total withdrawal by the Soviets occurred on Feb. 15, 1989.
April-- Mullah Rabbani, the Taliban's second-in-command dies of liver cancer.
April-- Former King Mohammad Zahir returns to Afghanistan (April) -- does not claim throne.
www.afghan-web.com /history/chron/index4.html   (1050 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Country profiles | Timeline: Afghanistan
2001 April - Mullah Mohammad Rabbani, the second most powerful Taleban leader after the supreme commander Mullah Mohammad Omar, dies of liver cancer.
2001 - Ahmad Shah Masood, legendary guerrilla and leader of the main opposition to the Taleban, is killed, apparently by assassins posing as journalists.
2001 22 December - Pashtun royalist Hamid Karzai is sworn in as head of a 30-member interim power-sharing government.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/1162108.stm   (1324 words)

 CNN.com - Australia commits to Afghan force - Jul 12, 2005
Howard said the latest deployment decision, taken by the Cabinet on Tuesday, was in response to recent requests from the Karzai administration, which is facing a resurgent Taliban guerrilla movement in parts of the country, ahead of September 18 parliamentary elections.
Australia was one of the first countries to commit forces to Afghanistan as part of the U.S.-led action against the al Qaeda terrorist group and their Taliban hosts in 2001.
Howard said on Friday it was the goal of terrorists to disrupt planning and cooperation between allies in the war on terror.
edition.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/asiapcf/07/12/australia.afghanistan   (692 words)

 Afghanistan History
Watan Afghanistan - General history, land, geography, people, language, past, present, and national anthem.
A Brief History of Afghanistan in the past 1000 years - A speech delivered by Adam Ritscher in Duluth, Minnesota (2002).
Memories of Afghanistan - Memories of Afghanistan, a memoir by M.H. Anwar, is a record of the fragile hopes of a handful of Afghans who sought to fashion their country's future with the tools of enlightenment and science.
afghana.com /SocietyAndCulture/History.htm   (283 words)

 Abu Ghurayb Prison Prisoner Abuse - Chronology
8 April 2005 - BG Karpinksi was formally relieved of her command of the 800th MP Brigade.
Based on the Department of the Army Inspector General investigation, BG Karpinksi was also received a reduction in rank to colonel and a memorandum of reprimand.
Mid April 2004 - General Richard Myers asks CBS to delay airing its photographs of Iraqi prisoner abuse, which CBS does for two weeks.
www.globalsecurity.org /intell/world/iraq/abu-ghurayb-chronology.htm   (3289 words)

 The Left Coaster: Timeline Leading to Iraq War
Note: this timeline is focused on the events leading upto the war for the most part.
Bush and his advisers were sold on the idea that it was difficult for a president to accomplish an electoral agenda without the record-high approval numbers that accompany successful if modest wars.
September 11, 2001: Richard Clarke relates that as soon as Bush returned to the White House on September 11th, Rumsfeld stated "we needed to bomb Iraq and we all said, 'No no, al Qaeda is in Afghanistan.
www.theleftcoaster.com /archives/000390.php   (3669 words)

 September 11 News.com - Daily September Timeline & Chronology of Events Since September 11, 2001.
From September 11, 2001 to September 30, 2001.
Taliban say they are dispatching 300,000 fighters to defend Afghanistan's borders.
The September 11, 2001 image that defined America's new spirit, and redefined courage.
www.september11news.com /DailyTimeline.htm   (1314 words)

 Rug Notes Index - A Oriental rugs and carpets by Barry O'Connell,Spongobongo.com
In Counter-Terrorism circles, the various terrorists who fought in Afghanistan were called the "Afghan Alumni".
Rabbani later admitted the massacre as a mistake but no one was ever brought to trial for any of the crimes.
In 1968 the resistance movement in Afghanistan was formed in opposition to the leftist policies of King Zahir Shah.
www.spongobongo.com /rwa.htm   (4861 words)

 A Timeline of Failure -- In These Times
Army acknowledges it is investigating at least thirty-five cases of abuse or torture of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The structure and the content of the questions from the moderators of the debates can certainly be called into question, but for the Kerry campaign to have allowed openings for Bush to effectively lie about his environmental policy because people forgot or never knew what is was, for example, is astounding.
The issues the Timeline raises were/are critical ones, and if we get lucky this year and Bush finds himself pulling weeds in Crawford, then we must still raise every issue the Timeline poses, and push Kerry-Edwards so far to the Left to get the country centered once again.
www.inthesetimes.com /site/main/article/1539   (4549 words)

 WWW-VL History Index. History of Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Afghanistan: An Overview [University of California at Berkley Library]
Afghanistan After Saour Events of 17 April 1978
Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion and the Afghan Response, 1979-1982, by M. Hassan Kakar
vlib.iue.it /history/asia/Afghanistan   (219 words)

 USAID Afghanistan: Chronology of Major Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Afghanistan - Complex Emergency Situation Report #3 (FY 2003)
Afghanistan - Complex Emergency Situation Report #2 (FY 2003)
USAID Funds Ministry of Water and Electricity in Afghanistan
www.usaid.gov /locations/asia_near_east/afghanistan/timeline.html   (913 words)

 September 11 News.com - April / May / June 2002 Photo Timeline - 2002 News Timeline of Sept. 11th, 2001 Related Events.
September 11 News.com - April / May / June 2002 Photo Timeline - 2002 News Timeline of Sept. 11th, 2001 Related Events.
Turkish troops replace British troops in Kabul, Afghanistan.
September 11, 2001 and June 4 and 6, 2002
www.september11news.com /2002Timeline2.htm   (433 words)

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