He is an articulate, gifted speaker in his native Pashto, and is fluent in Persian and Arabic.
A poster for Tiger Force read, in the local Pashto language: “It gives you power, stamina, and calm.”
Over the course of these meetings, Zalwar Khan, whose name in Pashto means brave leader, becomes more relaxed.
1784, from Persian pashto (Afghan pakhto). Related: Pashtun.