Example sentences for: pashtun

How can you use “pashtun” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • On December 22, Hamid Karzai, a Pashtun leader from Kandahar, was installed as the chairman of Afghanistan's interim administration.

  • Like the Taliban leadership, most southerners are ethnic Pashtun Sunni Muslims who, though accounting for the majority of the Afghan population, had not fared well in the civil war.

  • In late 1999, Washington provided some support for talks among the leaders of exile Afghan groups, including the ousted Rome-based King Zahir Shah and Hamid Karzai, about bolstering anti-Taliban forces inside Afghanistan and linking the RESPONSES TO AL QAEDA'S INITIAL ASSAULTS 125 Northern Alliance with Pashtun groups.

  • One of the contacts was a group associated with particular tribes among Afghanistan's ethnic Pashtun community.

  • Taliban rule has not been popular with non-Pashtun communities or the more sophisticated, liberal-minded residents of the major cities, especially Kabul.


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