Pacha Khan Zadran

A week of demonstrations against Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s government in Khost ended Aug. 6 2004, as Pashtun protestors demanded that Kabul recall the governors that had replaced Pacha Khan Zadran. Observers described the incident as an illustration of the limits of the Afghan central government, pointing out that stability in Afghanistan is an anomaly. Ethnic and clan rivalries abound, and a loose confederation of local and regional rulers is the traditional mode of order.

From Globalsecurity,org, “Pacha Khan Zadran

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