Afghanistan (Persian: افغانستان) is a country in the Middle East. It is seen in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Islamic Republic of Afghanistan) and during the Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Democratic Republic of Afghanistan) campaign.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Afghan soldiers seen the first time during the training of a few soldiers of the ANA in Fire Base Phoenix. The mission Team Player takes place during the combats in the Red Zone. The mission "The Enemy of My Enemy" is set in a boneyard, U.S. Vehicle Disposal Yard 437, near Kandahar. The missions "Just Like Old Times" and "Endgame" are set at Site Hotel Bravo.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
In 1979, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan. During this time, the CIA joins forces with the Mujahideen, the Afghan resistance during the Soviet invasion. In 1986, Alex Mason and his team are sent there to investigate Raul Menendez's involvement in selling firearms in the mission Old Wounds. They eventually help fend off a Russian attack on a Mujahideen compound in Afghanistan. At one point in the mission, Mason rides a horse to evade enemy troops through Afghanistan.
In 2025, the Russian foreign minister wants to negotiate a peace treaty with the Afghan president. In response to this, Raul Menendez places an assassination order on the Afghan president. Joint Special Operations Command is tasked with providing over watch for the government's convoy in the Strike Force mission I.E.D.. If the player succeeds in protecting the government's convoy, Afghanistan does not join the SDC, but if the convoy is destroyed, Afghanistan allys themselves with the SDC.