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In the News (Mon 27 May 19)

  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.
Shannon, I assure you and all who have lost a loved one that our cause is just, and our country will never forget the debt we owe Michael and all who gave their lives for freedom.
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 January 2002 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Afghanistan was one of twenty countries barred from voting in the U.N. General Assembly in 2002 because they have fallen too far behind in their dues.
Organizers of the UNICEF emergency aid program in Afghanistan stressed the humanitarian crisis was not over, and that the country still faces a pile of problems concerning millions of refugees and internally displaced people, a lack of proper health care, nearly four years of drought and an estimated 10 million land mines.
Afghanistan's defense ministry began to form the nucleus of its new national army, which hoped someday to be 200,000 strong.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan_timeline_January_17-31,_2002   (8379 words)

Afghanistan timeline January 2000 2000 The ruling Taliban movement announces its formal diplomatic recognition of the br...
January 2002 December A timeline of events in the news for 2002.
January 2003 2002: December 2003: January - December A timeline of events in the news for 2003.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/january.html   (791 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
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)

 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   (2158 words)

 ENGLISH ENCYCLOPAEDIA - Afghanistan timeline January 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
• The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan announced it was allowing all humanitarian organizations, including the United Nations, to continue their operations, except for the offices of United Nations Special Mission for Afghanistan.
• In Ghor province, Afghanistan, Taliban fighter planes bombed the Ghalmin district in support of a two-pronged infantry attack in which two opposition soldiers were wounded and six militia men killed.
Mulla Abdul Baqi Mukhles, head of the central postal department, said the rise was linked to the steep fall of the afghani and the decisions of the 1999 International Postal Union congress in Beijing.
encyclopaedic.net /english/af/afghanistan_timeline_january_2001.html   (760 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)

 frontline: the man who knew: timeline - al qaeda's global context | PBS
By January 1994, bin Laden is reportedly supporting at least three Sudan training camps.
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)

 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)

 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Country profiles | Timeline: Afghanistan
2001 January - UN imposes further sanctions on Taleban to force them to hand over Osama bin Laden.
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   (1496 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   (1910 words)

 2001 - dKosopedia
January 20: George W. Bush inaugurated as the 43rd President of the United States.
October 7: United States goes to war in Afghanistan to overthrow the Taliban, capture or kill Osama Bin Laden and disrupt his Al-Qaeda organization.
Rapid victory on the ground results in apparent vindication of the Rumsfeld Doctrine of achieving military goals with minimal troop strength (making extensive use of high technology, special forces, and local proxies).
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/2001   (606 words)

 Afghanistan: A Chronology Of Suicide Attacks Since 2001 - RADIO FREE EUROPE / RADIO LIBERTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
16 January 2006 -- Bombers kill 26 people in two separate attacks in the Kandahar Province (Spin Boldak and Kandahar) in southern Afghanistan one day after a Canadian diplomat and two civilians were killed in the same area.
Later the same day, at least 20 people are killed and 20 others injured when a bomb attached to a motorcycle explodes at a playground where hundreds of people were gathered for a festival in Spin Boldak, bordering Pakistan.
2 January 2006 -- A suspected suicide bomber detonates explosives in a car near a U.S. military convoy in the southern city of Kandahar, killing himself and wounding a U.S. soldier and two passersby.
www.rferl.org /featuresarticle/2006/01/9ac36a59-d683-4189-a2b9-94fe5fbf32ad.html   (1032 words)

 2001 U.S. Attack on Afghanistan/Timeline January 2002 - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/2001_U.S._Attack_on_Afghanistan/Timeline_January_2002   (68 words)

 Center for Cooperative Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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?...&theme=oil   (579 words)

 Complete 911 Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In November 2001, Swiss investigators will search the home of Youssef Nada, the leader of Al Taqwa Bank, a Swiss bank that had just been shut down by the US and the UN for alleged ties to al-Qaeda, Hamas, and other radical militant groups (see November 7, 2001).
In 2001, at least two of the 9/11 hijackers will live three blocks away from the WAMY office (see March 2001).
He will be quoted around 2001 saying that the al-Qaeda leaders he met in January 2001 are “very discreet, well-educated, and very intelligent people.”(see Late January 2001).
www.cooperativeresearch.org /timeline.jsp?timeline=complete_911_timeline&theme=oil   (9932 words)

 Lemar- Aftaab | www.afghanmagazine.com | July - December 2000 | Volume 2 | Issue 1 | Afghan Literature | Afghan Art | ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
At the time that environmental concern and sustainable development is the agenda of international community, Afghanistan's war-ravaged land is facing a devastating social as well as environmental crisis in her history.
It is the worst drought to hit Afghanistan since the 1970's, killing thousands of livestock, destroying crops and forcing people to migrate yet again.
Barbara Trott was sent by chance to Afghanistan in October 1997 and worked in Kabul until December 1997.
www.afghanmagazine.com /2001/2001.html   (910 words)

 Afghanistan timeline January 116 2002 infoTurkish.com Herşey Hakkında Türkçe Bil
Afghanistan banned the cultivation of opium poppy and trafficking in opium and all its derivatives, including heroin.
U.S. examinations of more than 40 sites in Afghanistan suspected of involvement in developing chemical, biological or nuclear weapons turned up evidence indicating "the interest and desire by al-Qaida to acquire weapons of mass destruction," but there was no evidence the terrorists succeeded in their pursuits.
During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, the CIA supplied nearly 500 Stingers to the mujahideen warriors.
www.infoturkish.com /Turkey/Afghanistan-timeline-January-116-2002.html   (13476 words)

 Afghanistan Timeline, 21st Century
Southern Afghanistan: A bomber killed 17 Afghan civilian in an attack aimed at Dutch NATO troops patrolling a crowded bazaar
Southern Afghanistan: The coalition says a number of civilians appear to have died in air strikes in the southern province of Helmand
Southern Afghanistan: Taliban militants stormed police posts, prompting heavy fighting and air strikes that reportedly left 25 civilians and 20 militants dead.
www.mapreport.com /countries/afghanistan.html   (568 words)

 Afghanistan Online: Chronological History of Afghanistan--Part IV
Soviet Union defeated by Afghanistan, total withdrawal by the Soviets occurred on Feb. 15, 1989.
US states its intent was to destroy so called terrorist bases/training facilities used by Osama bin Laden and his followers.
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.
www.afghan-web.com /history/chron/index4.html   (1050 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)

 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)

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