As an American of Italian descent, our traditions are very strong regarding love of family, hard work, and loyalty.
The central government in Kabul is corrupt and inefficient, and it inspires little or no loyalty among the people.
But he had soldiered on, bound by loyalty to Hillary and an implacable sense of duty.
c.1400, from Old French loialté, leauté "loyalty, fidelity; legitimacy; honesty; good quality" (Modern French loyauté), from loial (see loyal). Earlier leaute (mid-13c.), from the older French form. Loyalty oath first attested 1852.