Presentation on theme: "By Chase Howle. Taliban Emirate vs. United Front Change in US policy against Afghanistan 9/11 September 2011 Legal basis of war Battle of Mazcar-i."— Presentation transcript:
Taliban Emirate vs. United Front Change in US policy against Afghanistan 9/11 September 2011 Legal basis of war Battle of Mazcar-i sharif Fall of Kabul Fall of Kunduz Battle of Qala-i-Jangi
Coalition offensive Reassessment and renewed commitment Taliban attacks on supply lines through Pakistan Coalition issues with Pakistan Southern Afghanistan Northern distribution network Increase in US troops
Consolidation: the taking over of Kandahar Battle of Tora Bora Diplomatic and humanitarian efforts International security assistance force Operation Anaconda Post-andaconda operations Renewed Taliban insurgency NATO in southern afghanistan
Kunduz airstrike amidst Kunduz Province campaign Operation Khanjar and Operation Panther's Claw
An approximate 4.9 million deaths have been recorded. The probability of dying younger than five is about 257 of 1000. Approximately 3.7 million have died post-war due to deprivation. Increase in population.
Schools have been put up different locations. Parliamentary polls. Taliban states that they will disruption the elections. Have appointed directors. Unable to hold credible elections. US troops dispatchment.
Now have distribution of powers throughout different districts. Undermining of legitimacy of Kabul government. Taliban moved more northward to Kunduz and Baghlan. Insurgent attacks are at a high. 30% of the country is unsafe for travel.
Election Commission plans to cut down around 80 centers. Nangarhar has now had many terrorist attacks and assassinations. A reported 40% of Afghans do not have food most of the time. 36% of the population is believed to live in poverty the whole time.
Weak asset base Only 24% of Afghan’s above the age of 15 can read and write.
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