mid-15c., "turned the wrong way," from Old Norse afugr "turned backwards, wrong, contrary," from Proto-Germanic *afug-, from PIE *apu-ko-, from root *apo- "off, away" (see apo-). Obsolete since 17c.
Recently, awk had reportedly had harsh words for Mohammad, calling him a “motherf----r” in public several times.
awk had appointed him as a local police commander who headed some 200 tough gunmen, and who had worked for awk for seven years.
In U.S. military and diplomatic circles, he is simply known as awk.