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Timeline of U.S. attack on Afghanistan in December 2001

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Continuing events in the attack on Afganistan in the month of December.

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December 3 2001

News reports state that Australian, British, French, German and Russian special forces are on the ground in Afghanistan in addition to U.S. special forces and marines.

Throughout December

U.S. and Northern Alliance forces are aided by so-called Eastern Alliance[?] of ethnic Pashtuns in driving the Taliban from control of all areas of Afganistan. U.S. attacks target al-Qaeda strongholds in Tora Bora near the Pakistan border. Many al-Qaeda are taken prisoner by U.S, Pakistan and the new UN-approved interim government of Afganistan. UN peacekeepers move into Afganistan.

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See also : 2001 U.S. Attack on Afghanistan

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