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  • Durrani [r]: One of the two major tribes of the Pashtun people [e]
  • Ghilzai [r]: One of the two major tribes of the Pashtun people, rivals of the Durrani who founded the monarchy and retain leadership roles [e]
    • Lodhi [r]: A Pashtun tribe, a sub-group of the larger Ghilzais of Afghanistan and Pakistan. [e]


  • Hamid Karzai [r]: President of Afghanistan, who took interim office in 2002, was reelected to a full five-year term in 2004, and gained another term after a disputed election in August 2009; Pashtun of the Durrani tribe [e]
  • Taliban [r]: Salafist Islamic militia, governing Afghanistan 1996–2001; still fighting in Pakistan and Afghanistan. [e]
  • Quetta Shura [r]: The core Afghan Taliban leadership group believed to be in Quetta, Pakistan, after being driven out of Afghanistan, and still led by Mullah Omar; leadership over native Pakistani Taliban is not clear [e]
  • Haqqani Network [r]: An insurgent group, now in its second generation of leadership, on the Afghan-Pakistani border; more tribal than religious but with an alliance with Taliban factions [e]


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