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Wardak province is located to the east and south of Kabul. The strategic Highway 1, which is the main road from Kandahar to Kabul, runs north-south through the eastern portion of Wardak.

Location Map of Wardak Province Afghanistan

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Information about Wardak Province

Wardak Province Info. Ronna on Harmonieweb.org

Read blog posts on Wardak province by Afghan War News Blog

Wardak Province Profile by Civil-Military Fusion Centre

Maidan Wardak Province. WikipediA.

Wardak Province. NPS Program for Culture & Conflict Studies.

Provincial Overview of Wardak Province. NPS.edu.

News and Info on Nerkh district, Wardak province.

Hajigak Iron Ore Deposit.

Maps of Wardak Province

Topo Map of Wardak Province by Google.
Access here.

Tribes of Wardak. Naval Post Graduate School (NPS).

News Sources about Wardak Province

New Reports on Wardak Province by The Huffington Post.

News Articles about Wardak Province

October 2, 2015. "The bravest man I met in Afghanistan has died. Here's what he taught me", by Kevin Sieff, The Washington Post.

October 20, 2014. "Afghanistan conflict: Life inside a Taliban stronghold". BBC News Asia. The U.S. and ANSF has had great difficulty in clearing this area.

July 23, 2013. "Suicide bomber kills 3 NATO troops in Afghanistan". Los Angeles Times. Three 4th BCT, 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers killed in Sayadabad district of Wardak province. See Stars and Stripes story as well.

June 4, 2013. "As U.S. Troops Draw Down, Can Afghans Take the Lead?" NPR Parallels. Reporter visits an Afghan Special Forces team in Jalrez district.

May 30, 2013. "As The Clock Ticks, U.S. Forces Scale Back Goals". NPR Parallels. SOTF-East commander LTC Brad Moses quoted on Wardak province and Green Beret presence working with ALP.

May 30, 2013. "For one US Army unit, Afghan Highway 1 is job No. 1". Stars and Stripes. Article explores work a US Army unit, Bravo 3-15, has in Sultan Kheyl, Wardak along Highway 1.

May 13, 2013. "ISAF denies Afghan claims about abuses linked to special forces in Wardak". Stars and Stripes. Afghans claim Zakaria Kandahari is an American - either a Special Forces Soldier of CIA agent.

April 16, 2013. "ANA assume control of security in Chak District". DVIDS. The last coaltion forces have departed Chak district Wardak province.

April 16, 2013. "Official says insurgents ambush Afghan government convoy, kill 5 guards". The Washington Post. Convoy guarded by APPF ambushed.

April 16, 2013. "Wardak Province Spurs Model for Transition, General Says". American Forces Press Service. Gen. Dunford says Wardak province is a good example of security transition.  Hmmmmmm.

April 8, 2013. "Afghan roadside bomb 'kills nine' in Wardak". BBC News. Event took place in the Saydabad district on a daily service bus.

April 7, 2013. "Afghan soldiers enter a Taliban nest - without U.S. troops by their side". The Washington Post. The ANA clear but do not hold the Tangi Valley.

March 20, 2013. "Wardak Could Be Early Test of Transition Success, Official Says". American Forces Press Service. LTG Nick Carter (ISAF) comments on Karzai's expulsion order of Special Forces from Wardak.

August 13, 2008. "Taleban at Kabul's doorstep". BBC News.

August 13, 2008. "Insurgency's Scars Line Afghanistan's Main Road". The New York Times.




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