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The International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan

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MiMo
October 14th, 2008

isaf03 16590093 482x300 The International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan

The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) is the mission established by the UN Security Council in 2001 to secure parts of Afghanistan to allow the establishment of Hamid Karzai’s new administration. The ISAF operates separately, but cooperatively, with the U.S. coalition operation in Afghanistan called “Operation Enduring Freedom”. The mission of the ISAF has expanded to provide security for all of Afghanistan, and is presently made up of over 53,000 troops from 43 different nations.  Here is a tribute to their efforts in pictures… via Boston.com