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Hizb-I Islami Gulbuddin

Center of GravityAfghanistan
Area of OperationPakistan
GoalEject foreign presence from Afghanistan and establish Islamist state
StatusSupported by al-Qaeda
Narrative and Notes (Reliable)Originally one of the key anti-Soviet groups in Afghanistan. Now considered allied with al-Qaeda.
Operates primarily in eastern Afghanistan, Konar and Nurestan Provinces, and nearby areas of
Pakistan?s tribal areas.1

Sources and Notes

1U.S. State Department. 'Country Reports on Terrorism.' 2005.

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