Tangi Valley

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Tangi Valley (also known as Wardak Valley or Tangi Wardak) is located in the south of Wardak Province in Afghanistan. It is devoid of central government process[1] and is known for its resistance to invasion for the past two thousand years.[2]

The Battle of Derapet[3] and the Chinook Tragedy[4] took place in the Tangi Valley.


  1. ^ Ferguson, Adam. "Afghanistan:The Tangi Valley". Pictures of the Year. Time Magazine. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tangi Valley". Supporting the American Warrior with Pen and Shutter. The Unawriter's Lair. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Derapet a new name for military history". The Australian. Australian Associated Press. 2 November 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 
  4. ^ Clemons, Steve (6 August 2011). "Close to Kabul: Chinook Tragedy in the Tangi Valley". The Atlantic. Retrieved 28 November 2012.