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 Tien jaar oorlog infographic
Graphic shows timeline of the war and key statistics on troop numbers plus civilian and military casualties.


Tien jaar oorlog

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