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The terms Afghan War or War in Afghanistan may mean:

  • Islamic conquest of Afghanistan (637-709)
  • Anglo-Afghan Wars:
    • First Anglo-Afghan War (1839-1842)
    • Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878-1881)
    • Third Anglo-Afghan War (1919)
  • Panjdeh Incident (1885)
  • Reforms of Amanullah Khan and civil war, 1929 civil war when Afghan rebel Bacha-i-Saqao briefly overthrew the government and became emir.
  • Afghan Civil War (1978-present):
    • Soviet war in Afghanistan (1979-1989) – Soviet involvement
    • Afghan Civil War (1989-1992) – Government collapse
    • Afghan Civil War (1992-1996) – Anarchy
    • Afghan Civil War (1996-2001) – Taliban period
    • War in Afghanistan (2001–present) – NATO involvement
      • Timeline of the War in Afghanistan (2001-2016)
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