1979 December - Soviet Army invades and props up communist government.
1980 Babrak Kamal implaced ruler by the Sovirts, Mujahahideen groups fighting Soviet force.
1985 Mujahahideen ( support group of U.S, China, Pakistan, Iran, and Saudia Arabian troops) come together to form alliance against Soviet Alliance. Population of Afghanistan fleeing to Iran or Pakistan.
1988 Afghanistan and USSR, the U.S Pakistan sign peace agreement and slowly withdraws troops.
1989 Soviet troops gone, Mujahahideen tried to overthrow Njibuallah
1996 Taliban take over Afghanistan, impose harsh laws restricting woman's rights, and introduce Islamic punishments
1999 UN imposed an air embrago and financial sanction to force Afghanistan to had over Osama Bin Laden for trial.
2001 Ahmad shah Masaad, main leader of the Taliban is assassinated.
2001 US led boming of Afghanistan following 911 Anti-Taliban Northern Alliance force enter Kabul.
2002 Development of first foreign peacekeepers former king Zahir Shah returns no claim to throne dies in 2007. Hamid Karzai elected head of state.
2005 First time Afghanistan's vote in election.
2008 U.S president(George W. Bush) send 4,500 U.S troops to Afghanistan known as the "quite surge"
2012 Taliban move towards open office peace talks
2012 NATO announce withdrawal by 2014
2013 Afghan army takes military command
2014 the us and Britain end their combat operations in Afghanistan.