U.S. Involvement in Afghanistan PowerPoint Presentation

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Objective: To examine the reasons for our historical and current military involvement in Afghanistan.

Topics Covered:

Soviet invasion of Afghanistan

U.S. assistance of the mujahedeen

Jihad / Osama bin Laden

Formation of the Taliban

Formation of al-Qaeda / 9/11 attacks

Pakistan / Afghanistan border

Planned troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Key Terms and People:

Osama bin Laden

President Barack Obama

Malala Yousafzai

President Joe Biden


Video - Bin Laden's Beginnings (4:11)

Video - What's the difference between ISIS and al-Qaeda? (3:50)

Video - Inside Taliban Suicide Training (3:03)

Video - Osama bin Laden Dead: Inside the Top Secret Operation (2:43)

Video - Acid Attack on Afghan Girls (1:08)

Video - Face of Taliban Justice (2:44)

Video - The Story of Malala Yousafzai (2:22)

Video - Girls Defy the Taliban in Pakistan (3:44)

Video - President Obama announces that the Afghanistan War will be over by the end of 2014. (1:13)

Video - President Joe Biden: U.S. will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by September 11 (2:00)

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