National Geographic : 1946 Apr
South of Khyber Pass A Gun Is the Law in Waziristan, No-man's Land Between India and Afghanistan Every tribesman is a potential highwayman, for barren crags deter farming and encourage ambush. Assassina tion and kidnaping for ransom are routine. Britain exercises an influence in Waziristan, but tribal law prevails (page 471). This picket guards the author's convoy on the road to Razmak. n*. -s,.'