War on Terror

Years

2001

1-1-2001 - 12-31-2001

2002

1-1-2002 - 12-31-2002

2003

1-1-2003 - 12-31-2003

2004

1-1-2004 - 12-31-2004

2005

1-1-2005 - 12-31-2005

2006

1-1-2006 - 12-31-2006

2007

1-1-2007 - 12-31-2007

2008

1-1-2008 - 12-31-2008

2009

1-1-2009 - 12-31-2009

2010

1-1-2010 - 12-31-2010

2011

1-1-2011 - 12-31-2011

2012

1-1-2012 - 12-31-2012

Main

[9-11] al-Qaeda attacks US (p.906)

9-11-2001

[10-7] US launches Operation Enduring Freedom (p. 907)

10-7-2001

[10-26] USA PATRIOT Act of 2001 signed by George Bush

10-26-2001

[Jan] International Security Force deployed. start of fight against Taliban

1-1-2002 - 1-31-2002

[Jan] Bush warns hostile nations to stop making WMDs (P. 908)

1-1-2002 - 1-31-2002

[Oct] Congress allows Bush to use violence against Iraq.

10-1-2002 - 10/31/2002

[Nov'02-Jan'03] U.N weapons' inspectors enter Iraq (p.908-909)

11-1-2002 - 1-1-2003

[Nov] Dept. of Homeland Security established. (p. 907)

11-1-2002 - 11-30-2002

[3-19] U.S launches Operation Iraqi Freedom (p. 909)

3-19-2003

[5-1]Bush gave Mission Accomplished speech, announce end of major combat in Iraq

5-1-2003

[12-13]Op. Red Dawn. Saddam captured by US at farmhouse Tikrit, Iraq

12-13-2003

[Oct] NATO assumes full responsibility for security in Afghanistan.

10-1-2006 - 10-31-2006

[11-5]Saddam found guilty of crimes against humanity - hanged.

11-5-2006

[12-30]Saddam Hanged.

12-30-06

[Jan]US sends surge of fresh troops.

1-1-2007 - 1-31-2007

[Dec] Obama boosts troops in Afghan. 30K->100K

12-1-2009 - 12-31-2009

[8-31] Op. Iraqi Freedom ends. Last troops leave Iraq.

8-31-2010

[9-1]Op. New Dawn. 50K service members help Iraqi Military.

9-1-2010

[Nov]NATO agrees to hand control of Afghan security to Afghan forces by end 2014

11-1-2010 - 11/30/2010

[5-2]Op. Neptune Spear. SEAL Team 6 kills Osama in Abbottabad, Pakistan

5-2-2011