Since 2001, the U.S. has been trying to eradicate the terrorist group, al-Qaeda. U.S. forces have managed to kill several of its leaders, but has the U.S. defeated al-Qaeda?
“Led by Osama Bin Laden, al-Qaeda is believed to have carried out many attacks across the globe, including those which destroyed the World Trade Center in New York on 11 September 2001.”
Context of ‘1986-1992: CIA and British Recruit and Train Militants Worldwide to Help Fight Afghan War’
“This is a scalable context timeline. It contains events related to the event 1986-1992: CIA and British Recruit and Train Militants Worldwide to Help Fight Afghan War.”
The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan and the U.S. Response, 1978-1980
“At the end of December 1979, the Soviet Union sent thousands of troops into Afghanistan and immediately assumed complete military and political control of Kabul and large portions of the country.”
Hearing Before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs “Ten Years After 9/11: Are We Safer?”
“Chairman Lieberman, Ranking Member Collins, members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today-along with Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano and FBI Director Mueller-to discuss the evolution of the terrorist threat facing our nation over the last decade and how we are addressing that threat.”
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