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Invasion Of british forces

1838 - 1842

British forces invade, install King Shah Shujah. He is assassinated in 1842. British and Indian troops are massacred during retreat from Kabul

General Daud Is killed

1978

General Daud is overthrown and killed in a pro-Soviet coup. The People's Democratic Party comes to power but is paralysed by violent infighting and faces opposition by US-backed mujahideen groups.

Taliban Seize Kabul

1996

Taliban seize control of Kabul and introduce hard-line version of Islam, banning women from work, and introducing Islamic punishments, which include stoning to death and amputations.

Return of a king

2002

April - Former king Zahir Shah returns, but makes no claim to the throne and dies in 2007.

Quiet Surge

2008

September - US President George Bush sends an extra 4,500 US troops to Afghanistan, in a move he described as a "quiet surge".

THe Unveiling of a plan

2009

March - US President Barack Obama unveils new strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan. An extra 4,000 US personnel will train and bolster the Afghan army and police and there will be support for civilian development.

Bin Laden is killed

2011

U.S. forces overtake a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and kill al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.

Secondary

Hassan's birthday

1964

Hassan’s birth

Hassan's surgery

1974

hassan gets his lip repaired

Hassan is raped

1975

hassan is raped by assef and his friends. Amir witnesses it and doesnt do anything.

Departing

1976

Hassan and Ali after amir tries to black mail hassan for stealing.

Invasion of russia

1981

Russia invades afghanistan. baba and amir leave.