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Cronología de la guerra en Afganistán infographic
Graphic shows timeline of the war and key statistics on troop numbers plus civilian and military casualties.

Cronología de la guerra en Afganistán

By Jordi Bou

October 7, 2011 - The decade-long U.S.-led war in Afghanistan has left the country with a corrupt government and dim prospects for peace. The campaign launched in October 2001 to root out Osama bin Laden and the terror network behind the 9/11 attacks, and to topple the Taliban government that gave them safe haven, has to date claimed the lives of an estimated 33,600 Afghans and insurgents, plus 2,700 coalition troops.

PUBLISHED: 04/10/2011; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images