The first major entry of American ground troops in the war on terrorism in Afghanistan took place on this date in 2001 when hundreds of Marines landed near the southern city of Kandahar. On the same day about 400 Taliban captives revolted and overpowered
On this date in 2001, in the first major test of America's strengthened airport security after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, an Atlanta man forced the closing of one of the world's busiest airports when he violated security rules. Michael Lasseter, who
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