Trump resumes peace talks with Taliban in Afghanistan

Q: President Donald Trump went to Afghanistan Thanksgiving Day, visited U.S. troops and announced that he had resumed peace negotiations with the Taliban in America’s longest-running war. Where is Afghanistan?

Circle the area on this map

Q: When did the U.S. war in Afghanistan start?

A. 1979

B. 1996

C. 2001

D. 2006

Q: What neighboring nation invaded Afghanistan in 1979 and fought a 10-year war against insurgents?

A. China

B. Iran

C. Pakistan

D. Soviet Union

Q: U.S. forces finally tracked down al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in what nation on Afghanistan’s southern border?

A. India

B. Pakistan

C. Russia

D. Uzbekistan

Q: War-ravaged Afghanistan is one of the poorest nations in the world, and more than half its people live in poverty. Other than foreign aid, what brings the most money into Afghanistan?

A. Opium

B. Religious donations

C. Slave trade

D. Warlords

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