Timeline of the war in Afghanistan

Published On: Jun 18 2013 11:36:52 AM CDT   Updated On: May 27 2014 12:41:07 PM CDT

President Obama now wants to keep 10,000 troops in Afghanistan through 2016. Here's a look back at the longest conflict in U.S. history.

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April 2012 -- The Taliban announces a "spring offensive," with an audacious attack on the diplomatic quarter of Kabul. Security forces kill 38 militants.

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