Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Public Fear and Hope for Presidential Elections

September 23,2019

Afghans will celebrate democracy through flocking to ballot boxes to elect their president. Their participation in political activities indicate that Afghans support democracy ...

The Challenges of Effective Voting in Political Context of Afghanistan

September 22,2019

As we are in the eve of holding presidential election, there is no more than a week for people to choose their favorite candidate through casting their votes in the ballot box. In fact ...

Women Prone to Taliban’s Ideology

September 20,2019

Afghan women have aired their concern about return of the Islamic Emirate on several occasions and fear that its return will jeopardize their fundamental rights and freedoms...

Regional Stakeholders Should Play Positive Role in Peace Process

September 19,2019

Some regional stakeholders have capitalized on Afghan peace process. After the talks between the Taliban and US representatives were called off, Moscow and Tehran have hosted the Taliban ...

Taliban’s Ideology Moderated?

September 18,2019

Despite claiming that their ideology has been moderated, the Taliban are still unable to reconcile their warped mind with democracy. The Taliban militants continue their campaign ...

Seeking Higher Price – A Blow to Peace Talks

September 17,2019

After the peace talks between the Taliban and United States representatives had been called off by US President Donald Trump, militancy continues unabated. . .

Has Peace Process Failed?

September 16,2019

Despite the increasing optimism about the outcome of US-Taliban peace talks, which was raised by US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, the process ended with a message tweeted by US President ...

Afghan Taliban: Pursuing the Emarat Agenda

September 15,2019

Afghan Taliban group is the result of civil war among different groups in Afghanistan. The civil wars in 1990s were apparently centered on the ethnic and religious discourses...

Attention to Central Region: From Slogan to Action

September 14,2019

Undoubtedly, it is the responsibility of governments to provide equal services and implement balanced development projects throughout the country, but due to long conflict and mountainous ...

11 September, Tragic Reminder of Neglecting Terrorism Threats

September 12,2019

Leaving alone Afghanistan was one of the biggest mistakes of the international community in 1990s. When the Soviet Union troops withdraw from Afghanistan, the international community ...

Senior CPC Official Calls for Contribution to Mutual Learning and Benefit Between China and World

September 11,2019

SHANGHAI - Efforts should be made to continuously promote understanding and build consensus to contribute wisdom and strength to the mutual learning and win-win relationship ...

Preventing Historical Mistake in Last Minute

September 11,2019

When Zalmay Khalilzad, who has served as U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan during the administration of President George W. Bush, was named as President Trump’s special adviser ...

Afghanistan: The Challenges and Opportunities to Regional Connectivity

September 08,2019

Afghanistan has a unique geographic location which borders with six countries and also has river ports. Very few countries of the world have this kind of strategic location and vas potential opportunity...

Growing Concern over US-Taliban Peace Deal

September 07,2019

US officials sat for more than one year across the table to negotiate peace with the Taliban outfit and finalized a draft peace deal which is not acceptable to the Kabul ...

Why Republicanism Matters for Afghans

September 04,2019

Afghan people during most part of the history of the country have been governed by dictators; a single ethnic group or family had absolute power and the majority of them ...

Inclusive Team Crucial to Afghan-Taliban Peace Talks

September 03,2019

The ninth round of talks between the Taliban and US representatives have been wrapped up in Doha, Qatar’s capital, but the Taliban militants have intensified their attacks ...

Intra-Afghan Peace Talks; The Most Challenging Part of the Talks

September 02,2019

This round of talks will be the most challenging and time consuming part of the talks; during this period Afghans shall discuss a comprehensive and permanent peace deal . . .

Conflict Leads to Human Rights Violation

September 01,2019

Annually, thousands of Peace Day events take place around the globe, many programs are held to promote peace, and Nobel Peace Prize laureates make speech to show the world their work ...

A Glance at Electoral Atmosphere in Afghanistan

August 31,2019

In the first days of the election campaign, the atmosphere of election campaign was mostly cold and unassuming. Many of the presidential candidates showed little ...

Peace Talks Remain Ambiguous

August 29,2019

The backdoor talks between the Taliban and US representatives in Qatar’s capital have led to worries and contradictory reports. The content of the draft agreement ...

Afghanistan Peace Talks, Concerns, the Way Forward

August 28,2019

The US and Taliban have resumed peace talks in Doha, Qatar, to chalking out a deal on the withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan in exchange for a Taliban ...

Afghans’ Concern over US-Taliban Peace Agreement

August 27,2019

Afghans’ Concern over US-Taliban Peace Agreement
The Taliban and US representatives have resumed negotiations in Qatar’s capital on finding ...

How to Avoid the Worst Scenario in Afghanistan

August 26,2019

The 9th round of the US-Taliban peace talks is underway in Qatari capital. According to the political analysts, they will soon reach a deal; based on this ...

The Role of Media in Independence of Afghanistan

August 25,2019

Before going to the main parts of discussion, we need know the term independence is relatively complex and intertwined with various concepts such as politics, economy ...

History Was Cruel to Afghan Nation

August 24,2019

The deadly episode in Afghanistan’s history reveals the ugly face of some despotic regimes who ruled under the mask of religion. Afghans’ rights to life ...

Role of Afghan Women Vital in Intra-Afghan Talks

August 22,2019

Afghan women have largely been excluded from political decision making in the course of the history. Thus, women were largely excluded from the Bonn process. Since then ...

Ahmadullah’s Death – A Whistle-blowing Act on Peace Talks

August 21,2019

The death of Hafiz Ahmadullah, brother of Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah, at a mosque in southwestern Pakistan appears to be related to the ongoing peace talks between . . .

Targeting Civilians Unjustifiable

August 20,2019

Afghans suffered severely in the wake of political upheavals throughout the history and paid heavy sacrifices for democratic principles. Political symptoms and civil unrest took their . . .

History Should be Eye-Opener for Afghan Nation and State

August 18,2019

Soraya Tarzai, the first Queen consort of Afghanistan in the early 20th century and the wife of King Amanullah Khan, played an essential role in Amanullah’s modernization program...

Amanullah’s Reforms Go Down in History

August 17,2019

This year marks the centenary of Afghanistan’s Independence declared by King Amanullah Khan, who ushered in his regime with a series of reforms, mainly in terms of culture ...

Women Seek Role in Peace Process

August 15,2019

Calling on the Taliban to stop violence, a group of women in Khost province said Afghan women want a big role in the peace process. This indicates women’s concern ...

Peace – A Win-Win Result for All Parties

August 14,2019

The US and Taliban have wrapped up their eighth round of talks in Doha, Qatar’s capital, which were cited as “productive” by the US Special Envoy ...

Why Taliban Kill Everyone Arbitrarily

August 08,2019

Ideology is used as a justification means for the terrorists to justify their cruel acts. As a result one may conclude that, terrorism is political violence as a tool to ensure ...

Pursing Peace Process ‘Shared Responsibility’

August 07,2019

Since terrorist groups are a threat to the entire globe, regional and global stakeholders have to put their weight behind the Afghan peace process to find a negotiated settlement ...

Afghan Peace Talks: Challenges and Opportunities

August 06,2019

Afghan Peace talks have entered to their most crucial phase. The US and Taliban may agree on counter-terrorism assurances by the Taliban and troop withdrawal by the US...