Why did us go to Afghanistan?

Why did us go to Afghanistan?

Twenty years ago, the US-led allied forces went into Afghanistan and toppled the Taliban’s hard-line Islamic regime. The primary aim of the US invasion was to hunt down Osama bin Laden and punish the Taliban for providing safe haven to al-Qaida leaders.

Why is America and Afghanistan at war?

Why did the United States invade Afghanistan? Weeks after Al Qaeda attacked the United States on Sept. 11, President George W. Bush announced that American forces had launched attacks against the terrorist group and Taliban targets in Afghanistan.

Where are the Afghan evacuees going?

Overall, roughly a third of all evacuees are expected to live in Texas, California and Virginia, three states with large Afghan diaspora communities.

How do I watch Restrepo?

How to Watch Restrepo. You are able to stream Restrepo by renting or purchasing on iTunes.

Where can I watch our war?

Watch Our War (Season 1) | Prime Video.

What language do they speak in Afghanistan?

Afghanistan/Official languages

The people of Afghanistan form a complex mosaic of ethnic and linguistic groups. Pashto and Persian (Dari), both Indo-European languages, are the official languages of the country. More than two-fifths of the population speak Pashto, the language of the Pashtuns, while about half speak some dialect of Persian.

Where are refugees from Afghanistan going?

Many Afghan refugees flee to the neighboring countries of Iran and Pakistan, which together host more than 2.2 million Afghan refugees. Pakistan has a long history of welcoming Afghan refugees like Haji Gada Muhammad, who fled from Afghanistan 40 years ago when he was 20 years old.

Why are Afghans fleeing?

Afghans cross border illegally Many families in Afghanistan are desperate to leave the country where the worst nationwide drought in decades, high levels of poverty, growing unemployment and years of war have increased humanitarian needs to unprecedented levels this winter.

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