Afghanistan war map control taliban afghanistan afghanistan maps icos how much of afghanistan is under taliban control after 16 years of how did the taliban regain control of afghanistan after they were 2015 in afghanistan map of taliban and islamic state control maps icos. Mapping taliban control in afghanistan.
The remaining 119 districts about 29 2 percent remain contested controlled by neither the.
Afghanistan map under taliban control. Under that deal the taliban committed to preventing any group or individual including al qaeda from using the soil of afghanistan to threaten the security of the united states and its allies. 2014 04 twelve years after the taliban lost control of afghanistan s government amid a us invasion the group is at another a low point in the extent of its territorial control. Mapping taliban occupied afghanistan the four districts reported to be under taliban or allied control in april 2014 are dishu and baghran in helmand province kakar khak e afghan in zabul province and nawa in ghazni province.
This map serves to illustrate approximate taliban control or contested districts in afghanistan. Red indicates a contested district while black indicates a district under the control of the. For details of which areas are still controlled by the group at this time see our april 2014 taliban control map.
Many rural districts in afghanistan are already fully controlled by or under the influence of the taliban. But this only counts districts whose capitals have been fully captured by the rebels and it s no secret that taliban forces have free reign over many other areas of. The taliban islamic fundamentalist movement has published a report which determines various regions of afghanistan controlled by the group as well as contested territories and areas that are under the influence of the afghan government.
The report entitled percent of country under the control of mujahideen was published on the voice of jihad website which is considered as. Created by bill roggio alexandra gutowski. On the other hand 59 districts approximately 14 5 percent of all were under the taliban control.
For nearly two decades the government of afghanistan with the help of u s. According to various estimates more than half of the country is contested or controlled. And coalition forces has been battling for control of the country against the ever present threat of the afghan taliban.
Fdd s long war journal has been tracking the taliban s attempts to gain control of territory.