Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Afghanistan: Women and Politics of Marginalization

January 24, 2019

Most research works on gender inequity in politics have largely been focused on gross under- representation and sometimes lack of representation of women in Afghan ...

Curbing Terrorism and Extremism Aptly

January 23, 2019

Nothing has influenced Afghan society as much as insecurity and terrorism. The country was turned into a battle ground by super power to show their dominance in the region...

The Actual Meaning of Community Development

January 22, 2019

In recent years there has been a fresh concern with life at the community level. This concern has arisen as a result of expression of social forces in the lives of groups and ...

Reforming IEC Before Presidential Election

January 21, 2019

As the candidates have started registering their names for the upcoming presidential elections, the political environment in Afghanistan seems to be getting more excited...

China as the all-weather Friend of Afghanistan

January 20, 2019

Today marks the 64th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Afghanistan. These two countries, have maintained an exemplary friendship during this period ...

Afghanistan: Democracy and Political Participation

January 19, 2019

Popular participation by citizens in political decision-making is one of the most important aspects of a functioning democracy. In other words, the active and meaningful ...

Electoral Malpractice and its Consequences

January 16, 2019

An election is a procedure by which members of communities and for organization choose representatives to hold an office.
The general idea of the meaning of election . . .

Acting as a Responsible Citizen for the Common Good

January 15, 2019

Our country is going through most fragile and crucial phase of its history. The incidents that have taken place and the ones that are taking place clearly indicate ...

Giving Respect to the Right People

January 14, 2019

One of the bonds that keep the members of a society close to one another is undoubtedly respect. Giving respect to others is essential if one wishes to keep the social ...

Afghanistan’s Electoral Fraud Costs

January 13, 2019

Afghan Wolesi Jirga election was expected to be more transparent, reliable and fairer than the previous elections to rebuild public trust to the electoral institutions...

Why Afghanistan Needs Media Convergence

January 12, 2019

The Web and its related technologies have expressively influenced not only the ways in which news is consumed, but also how journalism education and the ongoing ...

Afghanistan’s Governance Challenges

January 10, 2019

Governance has been defined as the provision of the political, social and economic goods that a citizen has the right to expect from his or her state, and that a state ...

Strong Economy Ensures Political Constancy

January 09, 2019

Economy plays a vital role in development and progress of a country. Without sound economy it is a figment of imagination to think about order and stability in other fields ...

Discipline Leads to Organized Social Life

January 08, 2019

It can be easily observed in social life that the actions that are followed in a disciplined way are bound to be performed properly and without any hustle and bustle...

The Most Threatening Economic Challenge

January 07, 2019

As Afghanistan stands in front of economic and political challenges, one of the most important challenges for it would be creating job opportunities for all the deserving people...

Balancing Rights and Responsibilities

January 06, 2019

There are two ways of looking at the role and position of an individual within a society. One is through the lens of rights, while the other is through the lens ...

Electoral Violence and Democratization Process in Afghanistan

January 05, 2019

Elections remain a stabilization factor in any democratic society. It is an important component of any transition process, especially from one civilian administration to . . .

Lack of Offensive War Strategy as the Main Cause of Taliban Advance

January 03, 2019

According to a commentary published on the International Crisis Group on 28 December 2018, the world will witness 10 major conflicts. The main cause of these conflicts ...

Afghans Long for Perpetual Peace

January 01, 2019

The year 2018 is taking its last breath, but peace still remains elusive in Afghanistan and the public fluctuate between hope and fear. Afghans confirmed their strong ...

Lessons for the New Year

December 31, 2018

We are going to enter new year tomorrow, but before we make this entry, we need to prepare ourselves for it. First, we need to have the learning and lessons that we have ...

Challenges for Women Peace Building in Afghanistan

December 29, 2018

If we want to do justice to peace, we must do justice to resolution 1325. To many people, peace is an inverse, or even a mere corollary of conflict, but such a vague notion ...

Terrorism in Afghanistan: Consequences for National Security and Economic Development

December 27, 2018

According to the history, terrorism is not a new phenomenon in world history in that it has existed in every age for several centuries. Historically, the following examples ...

Better Societies Have Better Values

December 26, 2018

A society is recognized by its values and standards. Better societies have better standards in every facet of life; nonetheless, it is arguable what better standards ...

Elections in Democracy Ensure Political and Economic Stability

December 25, 2018

Democracy is considered as the best system of government by many of the states around the world; particularly, by the states that are developed and that have achieved ...

Making Democracy Work

December 24, 2018

As the history has proved that the best form of democracy is by and through the people, it is important that the people who live within democratic societies must have an active ...

Curbing Population in the Country

December 23, 2018

There is no short cut to or any spontaneous method to decrease the number of people in a particular community and adjust them with the available sources and resources . . .

Defending the Homeland as Our Most Important Duty

December 22, 2018

The US military has been ordered to begin planning to withdraw about half the troops in Afghanistan. This news was received with mix responses from Afghans. Some of . . .

Red Lines of Afghan Peace talks

December 20, 2018

A new round of Afghan Peace talks was kicked off on Sunday in which the attendees have been discussing Afghanistan war and peace. A comprehensive delegation of Afghanistan ...

The Issues of Migrants Must be Addressed

December 19, 2018

December 18th is being celebrated as International Migrants Day around the world. The day is meant to highlight the issues of the migrants and the need for policies . . .

Lessons for Afghanistan from China’s Development

December 18, 2018

It has been 40 years since Deng Xiaoping kicked off China’s reforms with his famous speech Emancipate the mind, seeking truth from fact, and unite as one . . .

Education Sector Requires Attention

December 17, 2018

It is now a widely accepted fact that Afghanistan cannot survive without pursuit of modern education. A brighter and better future can only be guaranteed if Afghan ...

Trilateral Dialogue – Light at the End of the Tunnel

December 16, 2018

Officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan and China are meeting in Kabul to discuss security issue. The three sides will hold their second trilateral ministerial dialogue ...

The Lapis Lazuli corridor: the National Priorities and Strategic Engagements

December 15, 2018

Afghanistan on Thursday opened a new international trade route aimed at establishing direct access to Central Asia and Europe as it seeks to build up an economy wrecked ...

Human Rights Must be Valued

December 12, 2018

Human beings around the world, because of the mere fact that they are human and are born in this world have their rights, which are recognized as human rights. . .

Skewed Development in Afghanistan

December 12, 2018

Afghanistan is one of the countries that have not been able to make necessary economic developments and defeat the most threatening evil in the society, i.e. poverty...