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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 77–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
... dominated the Pashtun areas on Paki- and West Bengal, whose 47 million inhabi­ tants were overwhelmingly Hindu. The pur­ Adapted from The Dust o f Empire, by Karl E. Meyer pose, Curzon insisted over and again, was (A Century Foundation Book). Copyright © 2003...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 73–81.
Published: 01 September 2011
... changed the cultural narrative of the Yousafzai Pashtuns of Swat where artistic pursuits had been an integral part of society for hundreds of years. “The Taliban insurgency has not only destroyed basic infrastructure in the valley, it also obliterated an old socio-cultural order based on mutual co...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Taliban, Pakistan tried to redress its insecu­ in Kashmir, Chechnya, Tajikistan, Kyrgyz­ rity relative to India, curb Pashtun national­ stan, and Uzbekistan. Networks of narcotics ism, and create a corridor for trade with traffickers collaborating with armed groups, Central Asia. link Afghan poppy...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., a Hindu, shah,” or “king of kings” being the hon­ and Abdul Ghaffar Khan, a Muslim— orific the Pashtuns, or Pathans, attached to expound the benefits of a farewell to arms his name) is captured in a recollection by a to today’s tired and bloodied belligerents? British officer called Bacon...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 93–104.
Published: 01 September 2016
... mustache. “We feel very happy.” Marwat’s mentor was the charismatic Chaudhry Aslam Khan, a hardboiled Pashtun encounter specialist who was assassinated in 2014 by the Pakistani Taliban in a suicide car bombing. “After he was killed, my entire team killed 235 suspects,” Marwat boasted. An older...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 31–37.
Published: 01 September 2013
... interests. Pakistan has demonstrated through its continued support of insurgent groups operating in Afghanistan a concerted desire to see both continued unrest in Afghanistan, to prevent a powerful Afghan government from aligning against it with India, and a resurgence of a Pashtun-dominated, Taliban...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 25–36.
Published: 01 September 2012
... site in Adozi in the northeast region of Uruzgan, and set up another in Kalatch in the southern part of Uruzgan’s Chora district. These requests from President Karzai’s government would improve voting opportunities for the area’s Pashtuns (Karzai’s tribe), who overwhelmingly support the president’s...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 82–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Haq, an Afghan Pashtun leader in the anti-Taliban resistance. At his invitation, I was accompanying Haq to his meeting with northern Tajik Commander Ahmed Shah Masood to discuss a strategy to end the long Afghan war. Photo: PFC. Joshua Kruger We climbed into a waiting SUV, along with Haq’s...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 41–44.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of their marriage, a laughable idea for most Pashtun men. As the years passed, he remained sweet-tempered, chiding his wife only when she missed her prayers. If the rebel Khaula offers one model of femininity, the Taliban wife provides another. In both cases, however, there is a pointed rejection of the idea...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 1–14.
Published: 01 September 2004
... won control of professional tive democrats” by emphasizing the role of Political Islam: Image and Reality 5 tradition and culture, including religion, in successfully Islamized Pashtun nationalism, Turkish society without challenging the it also...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 17–24.
Published: 01 March 2006
... civilian detentions sectors. but also by the Afghan government’s inabil­ The threats to Afghanistan’s security are ity to provide development, services, and far broader than the insurgency. Consolidat­ political integration to the Pashtun belt, ing legitimate...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 106–115.
Published: 01 December 2012
... been attracted to his promises of “change” and “hope,” not unlike Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign. As Khan steps on stage, with popular national songs blaring in the background, the euphoria is unmistakable. With the fair skin of his Pashtun heritage, crinkled eyes, and that trademark smile...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 33–45.
Published: 01 December 2001
... the economy collapsed, even food produc­ from the majority Pashtun ethnic group). tion halted, and the government mortgaged Independence left Tajikistan bereft of its industrial assets to Moscow to pay for Soviet subsidies, foodstuffs, and economic Russian loans, arms, food, and fuel. aid, creating...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 56–69.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., mistrust between Pashtuns, Tajiks, Uzbeks, clarify misunderstandings, or identify fester­ and Hazaras in Afghanistan. ing problems before they erupt into hostili­ Similarly, competition and discord, not ties. Besides, as Huntington has noted, a unity, characterize contemporary Confucian...