"Afghanistan has always been a simmering pot of tribal violence. The militias of the various tribal factions did not come to the rescue of ANDSF primarily because the regime was also the most corrupt, inefficient, and unable to govern. Tribal affinities, loyalties and habits die hard."
Brigadier Dinesh Mathur (Retd)
Brig. Mathur is an ex-NDA, commisioned into the Regt of Arty in 1963. He has held several coveted appointments & served as DS at DSSC & AWC, Instr at School of Arty. He is a prolific writer & author.