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10 Dec 2017
The last of the Soviet troops are evacuated from Afghanistan.
The Taliban take the city of Herat
The Taliban take Jalalabad and Kabul
Ahmed Shah Massoud is the victim of an assassination plot.
The World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington D.C. are attacked by terrorists.
The beginning of the Anglo-American intervention in Afghanistan
The Northern Alliance regains control of Mazar-i-Shanif
The Taliban abandon Kabul overnight
Hamid Karzai is the first person to take power in Afghanistan peacefully in 30 years
The Taliban continue their advances to the north, and takes over the city of Mazar-i-Sharif
The Soviets invaded Afghanistan. The Soviet-Afghan war lasted 9 years.
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