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  President Delivers State of the Union Address
The last time we met in this chamber, the mothers and daughters of Afghanistan were captives in their own homes, forbidden from working or going to school.
Most of the 19 men who hijacked planes on September the 11th were trained in Afghanistan's camps, and so were tens of thousands of others.
Afghanistan proved that expensive precision weapons defeat the enemy and spare innocent lives, and we need more of them.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2002/01/20020129-11.html   (3728 words)

  Afghanistan timeline April 2002 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In November 2002, a Danish-German report would conclude that the explosives experts did not follow safety regulations while disarming two of the missiles.
A tripartite accord regarding repatriation of refugees was signed in Geneva by Iran, Afghanistan, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
In Kabul, Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf met with Afghanistan's interim leader Hamid Karzai, in the first visit by a Pakistani leader in more than 30 years.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan_timeline_April_2002   (322 words)

 CNN.com - Firefight erupts in Afghanistan - April 14, 2002
According to Maj. Bryan Hilferty, a U.S. military spokesman at the Bagram air base, the joint forces were patrolling a road when they came under attack.
American troops have been well-received throughout most of Afghanistan, said Hilferty, adding that some U.S. troops have been caught in erupting factional clashes since the ruling Taliban were ousted.
The last major firefight in Afghanistan occurred March 19 near Khost, when 10 al Qaeda fighters were killed, according to Hilferty.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/asiapcf/central/04/14/ret.afghanistan.firefight/index.html   (250 words)

 April 2002
A timeline of events in the news for April, 2002.
Ten nations deposit their ratifications for the International Criminal Court at a United Nations ceremony, bringing the total to 66, well above the 60 needed to bring the Statute into force.
There are reports that the Poincaré conjecture may have been solved by Martin Dunwoody.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ap/April_2002.html   (292 words)

 2002 - Search Results
Timeline of U.S. attack on Afghanistan in January 2002
...the Israeli-Palestinian conflict 20012001 - '''2002''' - Violence in the Israeli-Palestinian confli...
After 1998, the war waned, and by 2002 the main guerrilla groups had either been destroy...
www.reboom.com /search.php?keyword=2002   (251 words)

 A Timeline of Oil and Violence - Afghanistan
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.
The annual US Government estimate for opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan was released Nov. 2004 (49): approximately 206,700 hectares of poppy were grown in 2004, representing a 239% increase in production over 2003 estimates.
www.ringnebula.com /Oil/Timeline.htm   (1675 words)

 2002 - Present Timeline
March 22, 2002: Translator Sibel Edmonds later claims that she is fired by the FBI on this day after repeatedly raising suspicions about a coworker and her alleged connections to an unnamed foreign official and an unnamed foreign organization.
April 21, 2002: The Sunday Times reports on Saeed's connections to both the ISI and al-Qaeda in a story entitled, "Pearl Murder Case Briton Was a Double Agent." Most other newspapers continue to fail to connect the dots, and not even this story connects Saeed with funding 9/11, as reported in the media months before.
May 16, 2002 (C): In response to all of the revelations about what was known before 9/11 (see May 15, 2002), the major airlines hold a press conference saying they were never warned of a specific hijacking threat, and were not told to tighten security.
s3.amazonaws.com /911timeline/main/timelineafter2001.html   (11841 words)

 Iraq War Timeline : Resources : Wage Peace Campaign : AFSC
12, 2002- President Bush addresses the opening of the UN General Assembly, challenging the body to confront the “grave and gathering danger” of Iraq ­ — or become irrelevant.
It says the United States will exploit its military and economic power to encourage “free and open societies.” It emphasizes that the United States will never allow its military supremacy to be challenged, as it was during the Cold War.
April 18, 2003- Tens of thousands march in Baghdad's largest protest since arrival of U.S. forces.
www.afsc.org /iraq/guide/war-timeline.htm   (1669 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   (2143 words)

 Freezerbox Magazine - Enron Pipedreams Buried in Afghanistan
In April 1999, however, the project was cancelled because of the global oil and gas glut.
January 18, 2002: According to documents released on this date, it was noted the Bush administration intervened with top Indian officials last year in a bid to salvage the Enron project in India.
February 8, 2002: Afghanistan's interim leader Hamid Karzai said he and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf had agreed to revive a plan for a trans-Caspian gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to Pakistan.
www.freezerbox.com /archive/article.asp?id=183   (6063 words)

 Taliban Timeline
Munguia was the first foreign aid worker killed in Afghanistan since the Taliban was deposed.
Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld claims that most of Afghanistan is now secure and that American forces had moved from major combat operations to stabilization and reconstruction projects.
Between 70 and 100 Taliban fighters were killed during a week of clashes in Afghanistan's southeastern Zabul province.
www.infoplease.com /spot/taliban-time.html   (1908 words)

 Center for Cooperative Research
The timeline will provide a detailed account of how our health care system has become the most expensive and inefficient system in the industrialized world.
The timeline on the United States’ use of incendiary weapons has been updated.
The timeline on the forged documents has been updated to include recently reported information.
cooperativeresearch.org /timeline.jsp?...&timeperiod=2002+-+2010   (579 words)

 Afghanistan Online: Chronological History of Afghanistan--Part IV
September--The ex-king of Afghanistan, Mohammad Zahir Shah, calls for a grand assembly, or Loya Jirga to discuss ways of bringing peace to the country.
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)

 Information Please: 2002
U.S. and Afghan troops launch Operation Anaconda against remaining al-Qaeda and Taliban fighters in Afghanistan (March 2).
Israeli tanks and warplanes attack West Bank towns of Nablus, Jenin, Bethlehem, and others in response to string of Palestinian suicide attacks (March 29–April 21).
In the first three months of 2002, 14 suicide bombers kill dozens of Israeli civilians, and wounded hundreds.
www.infoplease.com /year/2002.html   (1011 words)

 CNN.com - Four al Qaeda fighters killed in Afghanistan - April 30, 2002
BAGRAM, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least four al Qaeda fighters have been killed this week by coalition Special Forces near the eastern Afghan city of Khowst, according to the U.S. military.
The increased activity by U.S. and coalition forces is mostly confined to the Afghanistan border provinces of Paktia and Paktika.
Officials have said a handful of U.S. troops are across the border in Pakistan and continue to help the Pakistanis with communications and liaison work in tribal areas tracking possible al Qaeda forces.
edition.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/asiapcf/central/04/30/afghan.fighting   (354 words)

 Timeline 2000 March-April   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 2002 former FBI informant Peter Fitzpatrick told "60 Minutes" that Ford passed a bag filled with cholera, typhoid, botulism, anthrax and bubonic plague to a South African military doctor during a meeting at the house of the South African trade attache in California.
Filming lasted to April 20 and the last survivor was to be awarded a $1 million prize.
In 2002 documents showed that early indications of the drug’s danger to the liver were masked.
timelines.ws /20thcent/2000_B.HTML   (13110 words)

 Heritage Timeline - Aga Khan - 2002
2002, November 18: Dana Micucci write: "The instability that we see around the world, from Afghanistan to Central Europe, is a consequence of the rejection of cultural pluralism," said the Aga Khan, a man who knows a great deal about cultural pluralism.
It said that the Agha Khan university was committed to the improvement of education in Pakistan and abroad, and has already established a medical college, school of nursing, and an institute of educational development in Pakistan, an institute of the study of Muslim civilizations in the UK.
The preliminary estimates of a foreign-funded study, titled 'Dimensions of the non-profit sector in Pakistan', rejected the notion that the non-profit sector was thriving on funds generated or raised by foreign agencies or donors.
ismaili.net /timeline/2002.html   (13061 words)

 September 11 News.com - January/February/March 2002 Photo Timeline - 2002 News Timeline of Sept. 11th, 2001 Related ...
September 11 News.com - January/February/March 2002 Photo Timeline - 2002 News Timeline of Sept. 11th, 2001 Related Events.
Afghanistan to a U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Arafat "an enemy" and attacks Arafat's compound in Ramallah.
www.september11news.com /2002Timeline.htm   (318 words)

 NucNews - April 23, 2002
A senior U.S. official visiting Afghanistan said today that the Bush administration was sensitive to the issue and trying to help those who have been hurt.
Afghanistan was the world's biggest producer of illicit opium until Myanmar surpassed it last year.
It is expected to produce a large amount of opium in 2002 -- 1,900 tonnes to 2,700 tonnes, according to the United Nations.
nucnews.net /nucnews/2002nn/0204nn/020423nn.htm   (20791 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Country profiles | Timeline: Afghanistan
Half of Afghan population now estimated to be displaced by war, with many fleeing to neighbouring Iran or Pakistan.
2002 April - Former king Zahir Shah returns, but says he makes no claim to the throne.
2002 July - Vice-President Haji Abdul Qadir is assassinated by gunmen in Kabul.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/1162108.stm   (1331 words)

 NucNews - April 18, 2002
President Bush said yesterday that Afghanistan's former Taliban government is just "the first regime to fall in the war against terror" as he cited a continued threat from "axis of evil" nations bent on unleashing weapons of mass destruction.
WASHINGTON, April 17 - Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld reaffirmed his support today for the battle plan used to flush Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters last year from the mountains of Tora Bora in Afghanistan, and denied reports that the administration had concluded that Osama bin Laden was there but was able to escape.
In Afghanistan today, four Canadian soldiers were killed and eight wounded when an American F-16 warplane dropped one or two 500-pound bombs on them during a routine training exercise with American forces near Kandahar, the Canadian military announced.
nucnews.net /nucnews/2002nn/0204nn/020418nn.htm   (20802 words)

 Hobbes' Internet Timeline - the definitive ARPAnet & Internet history
Permission is granted for use of this document in whole or in part for non-commercial purposes as long as this Copyright notice and a link to this document, at the archive listed at the end, is included.
If you enjoy the Timeline or make use of it in some way, please consider a contribution.
Hobbes' Internet Timeline was compiled from a number of sources, with some of the stand-outs being: Cerf, Vinton (as told to Bernard Aboba).
www.zakon.org /robert/internet/timeline   (8031 words)

 2002 Timeline
The Pashtuns of northern Afghanistan are fleeing their villages by the thousands now, telling tales of murder and rape and robbery.
Arafat is branded enemy of the state by Israel and is cornered in his government compound by Israeli troops.
Pakistan is preparing to shift troops from the border with Afghanistan to the front in Kashmir, where tensions with India are quickly rising.
a-day-in-the-life.powys.org.uk /misc/2002_timeline.php   (7472 words)

 CNN.com - Turkey to head Afghanistan force - April 29, 2002
A cabinet statement said Turkey will carry out the task for six months, but that the exact date of transfer would be decided following talks between the countries involved and the United Nations.
Britain had wanted to hand over command in April.
Turkey earlier offered to take over command of the mission but was concerned that sending a large Turkish force would be too costly for a country that is facing a difficult economic crisis.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/04/29/turkey.aid/index.html   (287 words)

 BBC News | MIDDLE EAST | Bush 'still undecided' on Iraq
Senate Majority leader Democrat Tom Daschle said the situation in Afghanistan has to stabilise first.
"We have to do all that we can to ensure that we succeed [in Afghanistan] before we take on another mission," he said on US television.
The senior Republican senator, Trent Lott, said there was "a lot more we could be doing" to increase opposition to Saddam Hussein, both within and outside Iraq.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/1957087.stm   (497 words)

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