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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
... in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province still houses many of the most respected musicians, singers, and dancers of the Yousafzai Pashtun tribe, the region’s dominant ethnic group. But today, the Banr is like any other street in the city—dark and lifeless. In the past, music and dancing continued through the night...
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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
... a predominantly non-Pashtun security apparatus and Pakistan-backed Taliban forces. As we confront this reality, we would be wise to look closely at the experience of the Soviet Union following its occupation of Afghanistan in the late 1980 s. The prime lessons from that ill-fated moment are the need to provide...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 25–36.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of the same name— a region dominated by Pashtuns—which, although drastically improved, is still plagued by violence. Uruzgan consists of seven different tribal groups who are at times united in support of government initiatives but more often are focused on tribal and village priorities rather than provincial...
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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
... 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 that a Muslim woman must...
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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
... diplomatic and m il­ ample. There is no meaningful partnership itary relations. A profusion of international of Muslim countries. Witness the persisting fora provide outlets to express grievances, mistrust between Pashtuns, Tajiks, Uzbeks, clarify misunderstandings, or identify fester­...