The Taliban and Al Qaeda • Turn to page 22. • Read the 1st two paragraphs under the heading “Why did Osama bin Laden go to Afghanistan?” • Take notes on the question listed as a heading. Also note the Taliban’s relationship with Al Qaeda.
After 9/11 • Turn to page 25. • Read 3rd and 4th paragraph in the left-hand column, starting with “The international response to the attacks…” • Take notes on the following: • How did NATO and the UN respond to the invasion of Afghanistan? • multilateral: describes an action undertaken by several individual parties
Invasion of Afghanistan • Turn to page 25. • Find the title “The Overthrow of the Taliban”. Read the 1st two paragraphs under this title. • Take notes on the following: • When did the invasion begin? • The US did not deploy lots of troops to Afghanistan. What did they do instead? • What happened to the Taliban in mid-November?
NATO-ISAF NATO = North Atlantic Treaty Organization ISAF = International Security Assistance Force
Afghanistan’s New Government • Turn to page 27. • Read all the paragraphs under the heading “How was Afghanistan’s new government established?” • Take notes on the following: • How was Afghanistan’s new gov’t formed? • Who is HamidKarzai?