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AUTHOR(S)
Soskis, Benjamin
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;12/3/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 23, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the political conditions in Afghanistan, in light of the importance of ethnic ties in the country. Information on the largest ethnic group, Pashton; Information about ethnic groups which make up the Northern Alliance; Alliance between Afghani ethnic groups with Pakistan's regional rivals; Importance of the tribal unit in Afghanistan; Nationalism in Afghanistan; Speculation about the role of exiled King Zahir Shah with the collapse of the Taliban.
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5592490

 

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