|Khyber Border Coordination Center|
|Active||March 29, 2008 to present|
|Country||Afghanistan, Pakistan, International Security Assistance Force|
War in Afghanistan|
War in North-West Pakistan
The Khyber Border Coordination Center is a joint military intelligence center located near Torkham, Afghanistan. The purpose of the facility is to facilitate the sharing of information between Afghanistan, Pakistan, the International Security Assistance Force, and NATO government and military personnel in their war on Taliban forces in the Khyber Pass area. The center, managed primarily by the United States was officially opened on March 29, 2008 and became operational in July 2008. The center is the first of six scheduled to open along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
References[edit | edit source]
- Rondeaux, Candace (January 12, 2009). "U.S.-Funded Intelligence Center Struggles In Khyber Region" (Newspaper article). Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/11/AR2009011102236.html?wprss=rss_world. Retrieved January 14, 2009.
- United States Central Command (April 1, 2008). "Afghanistan, Pakistan open Khyber Border Coordination Center" (Press release). United States Central Command. http://www.centcom.mil/en/press-releases/afghanistan-pakistan-open-khyber-border-coordination-center.html. Retrieved January 14, 2009. [dead link]
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