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A timeline of events from 1989 to the present in Afghanistan
Created by mtaylor
on May 14, 2008
Last updated: 03/04/10 at 09:06 AM
The National Assembly was inaugurated on December 19, 2005.
On December 7, 2004, Hamid KARZAI became the first democratically elected president of Afghanistan.
Following the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, a US, Allied, and anti-Taliban Northern Alliance military action toppled the Taliban for sheltering Osama BIN LADIN.
The UN-sponsored Bonn Conference in 2001 established a process for political reconstruction that included the adoption of a new constitution and a presidential election in 2004, and National Assembly elections in 2005.
a series of civil wars saw Kabul finally fall in 1996 to the Taliban.
A hardline Pakistani-sponsored movement that emerged in 1994 to end the country's civil war and anarchy.
The USSR withdrew in 1989 under relentless pressure by internationally supported anti-Communist mujahedin rebels. Subsequently, a series of civil wars saw Kabul finally fall in 1996 to the Taliban.
The USSR withdrew in 1989 under relentless pressure by internationally supported anti-Communist mujahedin rebels.