Pashtun = ethnicity
Pakistani = nationality
Afghan = Nationality (no longer solely considered synonymous with “Pashtun” since the Afghan constitution of 1964)

Drop the ethnic nationalism, you want Pashtuns to claim Afghanistan to increase the population for ethnopolitical gain.
Afghanistan’s ethnic demographics would drastically change if the 30 million Pashtuns suddenly become Afghan nationals, considering Afghanistan’s total population (all ethnic groups combined) is said to be around 37 million
Afghanistan’s total Pashtun population would be around 50 million and the status quo could never change
Just adding I’m no ‘Pakistani nationalist’, I’m merely someone stating the obvious from an outside perspective
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