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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Feb. 27, 2007 --  A suicide bomber attacks the entrance to Bagram Air Base during a visit by Vice President Dick Cheney, killing 23 people. The Taliban claims responsibility, saying Cheney was the target, although he was not injured.

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