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美国打击阿富汗以来所用到的词汇

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日期: 2001年10月22日 0:35

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USA Strikes Afghanistan


military buildup 军事集结 : The United States has sent some 1,000 soldiers to
Uzbekistan as part of its biggest military buildup since the 1991 Gulf War.


terrorist mastermind 恐怖大亨: The country's ruling Taliban militia declared the
assault a ``terrorist attack'' and said alleged terrorist mastermind Osama bin
Laden and Taliban leader Mullah Momammed Omar had survived.


pay a price 付出代价 : "Now the Taliban will pay a price," Bush vowed.


hit targets 攻击目标:U.S. and British forces hit targets in at least three
cities.


launch strikes 发动进攻:U.S. and Britain has launched Afghan strikes.


warplane, military aircraft 军用飞机:

Missiles and warplanes streaked through the Afghan night and rocked at least
three cities in a U.S.-British attack on Osama bin Laden and his Taliban backers
Sunday.


Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said an initial goal of the strikes was to
render air defenses ineffective and to wipe out the Taliban's military aircraft.


cruise missiles 巡航导弹:Pentagon officials said the United States and Britain
launched 50 cruise missiles against targets inside Afghanistan in an attack that
also involved the most sophisticated U.S. warplanes.


military capabilities 军事能力:President Bush gave a live televised address
after the strikes began, saying U.S. and British forces were taking ``targeted
actions'' against Taliban military capabilities and al-Qaida.


hand over 交出:In the days following the strikes at the World Trade Center and
Pentagon, the president had issued a series of demands for the Taliban to hand
over bin Laden.


fortification 防御工事:The head of an Afghan opposition group office in Iran
said more than 200 U.S. and British missiles hit Afghanistan and ``devastated''
Taliban's fortifications in Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-e-Sharif.


infidel 异教徒:Later, Taliban Deputy Defense Minister Mullah Noor Ali said
''the people of Afghanistan will resist. They will never accept the rule of
infidels.''


jihad 圣战(伊斯兰教徒对异教徒的战争):The influential and Taliban-sympathetic
Afghan Defense Council, based in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, issued a
call for "jihad,'' or holy war.


air base 空军基地:Shortly before the U.S. strikes began, the Taliban had said
they had sent thousands of troops to the border with Uzbekistan, whose president
has allowed U.S. troops use of an air base for the anti-terrorism campaign.

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