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- Afghanistan War (2001-) : Beginning on October 7, 2001, in response to the 9-11 attacks, military operations against the Taliban and al-Qaeda by United States and NATO forces
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization : Intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949, with its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.
- United States Central Command : Unified Combatant Command responsible for U.S. operations in the Middle East and Southwest Asia, now under the command of General James Mattis
- Provincial Reconstruction Team : A civil-military organization, with a longer-term focus than traditional military civil affairs, intended to rebuild infrastructure, local governance and security, and encourage economic development within a broad counterinsurgency strategy
- Afghan Security Forces : Military, police and intelligence forces under the command of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, as well as cooperating traditional local units
- Dan McNeill : Retired general, U.S. Army, who was the senior U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan; now a military analyst with Human Rights Watch
- David McKiernan : A U.S Army General who was relieved early of command of the International Security Assistance Force, NATO's headquarters in Afghanistan; he commanded the ground forces in the Iraq War and is an armored combat specialist, as opposed to his replacement, GEN Stanley McChrystal, a special operations officer
- Stanley McChrystal : General, United States Army; senior Western military officer in Afghanistan, commanding the International Security Assistance Force and United States Forces-Afghanistan; professional background in special operations including heading the Joint Special Operations Command and 75th Ranger Regiment; previously Military Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
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- 101st Airborne Division : A division of the U.S. Army, originally created as airborne, but now air assault with permanently assigned helicopter mobility
- Badghis Province : A sparsely populated and less developed province of Afghanistan, strategically important because it provides access to the other Northern provinces
- Bagram Airport : A large airport, near Kabul, Afghanistan, with extensive military facilities.
- Balkh Province : The most developed province of northern Afghanistan, whose capital is Mazar-e-Sharif; it has the key route into Uzbekistan
- Daykundi Province : An especially isolated and insecure province of central Afghanistan, with a Hazara majority
- Echelons above corps : Military resources under the control of a headquarters above the level of the highest tactical organization (i.e., a corps), usually a theater or national level of command; the higher headquarters may delegate tactical control of them to subordinate units, or control them directly (e.g., reconnaissance satellites, elite special operations forces)
- Farah Province : A province on Afghanistan's western border with Iran, with relatively weak security forces but an upsurge in Taliban activity; airstrikes used to break fights have caused civilian casualties
- George W. Bush Administration : The policies and acts during the presidency of George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States of America
- Kabul : Capital of Afghanistan.
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- Khost Province : A province of Afghanistan, on the border with Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Area
- Kosovo : Country in south-eastern Europe which declared independence from Serbia in 2008 - not officially recognised by the United Nations.
- Kunduz : Capital city of Kunduz Province in northern Afghanistan
- Mazar-e-Sharif : Afghanistan's second-largest city, in its north
- Nangarhar Province : A province on the east of Afghanistan, on the Pakistani frontier, which forms its south and eastern sides; its major internal boundaries are with Kabul Province on its west, Langhman and Kunar Provinces to the north; the capital is Jalalabad, nearest town to the Battle of Tora Bora
- Paktika Province : A province of eastern Afghanistan, on the border with Pakistan
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- Restructuring of the United States Army : Add brief definition or description
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