09/25/2011 09:47 am ET Updated Nov 25, 2011

Haqqani Family: Vicious Clan Terrorizes U.S. Forces In Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — They are the Sopranos of the Afghanistan war, a ruthless crime family that built an empire out of kidnapping, extortion, smuggling, even trucking. They have trafficked in precious gems, stolen lumber and demanded protection money from businesses building roads and schools with American reconstruction funds.

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