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) with an army led by Demetrius I of Bactria. Alexandria became a capital of the Eucratidian Indo-Greek Kingdom after they were driven out of Bactria by the Yuezhi in 140 BC. Bagram became the capital of the Kushan Empire in the 1st century, from here they invaded and conquered Peshawar in the south. The "Bagram treasure" as it has been called, is indicative of intense commercial exchanges between all the cultural centers of the classical time, with the Kushan empire


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suspected Al-Qaeda and Taliban forces further north, into the net established by CJSOTF. After his arrest, Ullah was possibly held at the U.S. base in Gardez (Gardez, Afghanistan), where he alleges that he was beaten. At some point, he was transferred to the air base at Bagram, and flown to Guantanamo Bay. After pressure from the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, he was released on January 29, 2004, having been held by the U.S. for seventeen months, and returned to Khoja Angur. The Red Crescent state that Asadullah's family were not informed that their son had been arrested until seven months after the event, and then only by a Red Crescent official. Military *On 11 March 1985, a Soviet Air Force Antonov An-30 was on an aerial photography flight in the Kabul area south of the Panjshir Valley. Upon returning to the airport, the aircraft was struck by a Strela Wikipedia:Bagram


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known expressions of the interaction of Greek and Buddhist cultures — also continued over several centuries, until the 5th century CE White Hun (Huna (people)) invasions of Scythia. The travelogues of Chinese pilgrims Fa Xian (337 – ca.422 CE) and Huen Tsang (602 603–664 CE) describe the famed Buddhist seminary at Taxila and the status of Buddhism in the region of Pakistan in this period. Pipelines There are petroleum Pipeline transport pipelines

. Kanishka convened a great Buddhist council in Taxila , marking the start of the pantheistic Mahayana Buddhism and its scission with Nikaya Buddhism. The art and culture of Gandhara — the best known expressions of the interaction of Greek and Buddhist cultures — also continued over several centuries, until the 5th century CE White Hun (Huna (people)) invasions of Scythia. The travelogues of Chinese pilgrims Fa Xian (337 – ca.422 CE) and Huen Tsang (602 603–664


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. Megasthenes sent detailed reports on Indian religions, which were circulated and quoted throughout the Classical world for centuries: Surviving fragments of Megasthenes:Full text The Kushan kingdom was founded by King Heraios, and greatly expanded by his successor, Kujula Kadphises. Kadphises' son, Vima Takto conquered territory now in India


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school student was arrested two days later carrying a 9mm pistol. The student told police he had been influenced by the cartoons. * At least four protesters were killed in Afghanistan, in Mihtarlam, and a US air base in Bagram. One protester was trampled


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outcry, the CIA largely stopped its own interrogations under torture and thoughout the 1980's and 1990's "outsourced" such interrogation through renditions of prisoners to third world allies, often called torture-by-proxy (extraordinary rendition). But in the furor over the attacks on 9 11 American authorities cast aside scruples,


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known expressions of the interaction of Greek and Buddhist cultures — also continued over several centuries, until the 5th century CE White Hun (Huna (people)) invasions of Scythia. The travelogues of Chinese pilgrims Fa Xian (337 – ca.422 CE) and Huen Tsang (602 603–664 CE) describe the famed Buddhist seminary at Taxila and the status of Buddhism in the region of Pakistan in this period. Pipelines There are petroleum Pipeline transport pipelines

. Kanishka convened a great Buddhist council in Taxila , marking the start of the pantheistic Mahayana Buddhism and its scission with Nikaya Buddhism. The art and culture of Gandhara — the best known expressions of the interaction of Greek and Buddhist cultures — also continued over several centuries, until the 5th century CE White Hun (Huna (people)) invasions of Scythia. The travelogues of Chinese pilgrims Fa Xian (337 – ca.422 CE) and Huen Tsang (602 603–664


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, and their contract employees tortured untold thousands at Guantánamo Bay, Abu Ghraib, Bagram, and secret black site prisons scatttered around the globe, according to a bipartisan U.S.Senate Armed Services Committee report. Knowlton, Brian. Report Gives New Detail on Approval of Brutal


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Bagram

'''Bagram''' ( ''), founded as Alexandria on the Caucasus and known in medieval times as Kapisa, is a small town and seat in Bagram District in Parwan Province of Afghanistan, about 60 kilometers north of the capital Kabul. It is the site of an ancient city located at the junction of the Ghorband (Ghorband Valley) and Panjshir Valley, near today's city of Charikar, Afghanistan.

The location of this historical town made it a key passage from Ancient India along the Silk Road, leading westwards through the mountains towards Bamiyan (Bamyan City).

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