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- Afghanistan : A Islamic republic in Central Asia, with an unstable but elected government; borders China, Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
- Badghis Province : A sparsely populated and less developed province of Afghanistan, strategically important because it provides access to the other Northern provinces
- Balkh Province : The most developed province of northern Afghanistan, whose capital is Mazar-e-Sharif; it has the key route into Uzbekistan
- Daykundi Province : An especially isolated and insecure province of central Afghanistan, with a Hazara majority
- Farah Province : A province on Afghanistan's western border with Iran, with relatively weak security forces but an upsurge in Taliban activity; airstrikes used to break fights have caused civilian casualties
- Ghazni Province : An eastern Afghan Province; capital city is named "Ghazni" too.
- Helmand Province : A province of southern Afghanistan, on the border with Pakistan; largest land area of any province but relatively small population
- Herat Province : A province of western Afghanistan, on the border with Iran
- Khost Province : A province of Afghanistan, on the border with Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Area
- Paktika Province : A province of eastern Afghanistan, on the border with Pakistan
- Parwan Province : A relatively peaceful province of Afghanistan, north of Kabul, and containing the key all-season route from the capital to the northern part of the country
- Uruzgan Province : A province of south-central Afghanistan, with major security problems and little development; a major opium growing area; Dutch and Australian forces help provide security
- Afghan Security Forces : Military, police and intelligence forces under the command of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, as well as cooperating traditional local units
- Provincial Reconstruction Team : A civil-military organization, with a longer-term focus than traditional military civil affairs, intended to rebuild infrastructure, local governance and security, and encourage economic development within a broad counterinsurgency strategy
- Bagram Airport : A large airport, near Kabul, Afghanistan, with extensive military facilities.
- Gardez : The capital of Paktia Province of Afghanistan, on the border with Pakistan; the Afghan National Army's 203rd corps headquarters
- International Security Assistance Force : United Nations authorized, North Atlantic Treaty Organization-commanded military and security force in Afghanistan, in both a combat and training role
- Jalalabad : The capital of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.
- Kabul : Capital of Afghanistan.