Gang of Four (Afghanistan)

The Gang of Four in the politics of Afghanistan was a group of Khalqist government officials consisting of Aslam Watanjar (Minister of Interior), Sayed Muhammad Gulabzoy (Minister of Communications), Sherjan Mazdooryar [Wikidata] (Minister of Border Affairs), and Asadullah Sarwari (Director of State Security), who supported Nur Muhammad Taraki in his power struggle against Hafizullah Amin in 1979.[1]


  1. ^ Cordovez, Diego; Harrison, Selig S. (1995-06-29). Out of Afghanistan: The Inside Story of the Soviet Withdrawal. Oxford University Press. p. 38. ISBN 978-0-19-536268-8.