Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Let’s Promote the Culture of Non-violence

October 04, 2018

Mahatma Gandhi, the well-known Indian spiritual and political leader, always promoted the golden teachings of non-violence. Most importantly, throughout his life ...

Electoral Violence Prevention: Key to the Credibility of the Outcome

October 03, 2018

Violence before, during, and after elections has been a feature of Afghanistan’s political landscape. The Afghan government’s first line of defense ...

Public Private Partnership: Key to improved Service Delivery

October 02, 2018

Public Private Partnership is a contractual arrangement which is formed between public and private sector partners. It involves the private sector in the development ...

Democratic Political System: Key to Nation Building

October 01, 2018

Awareness and positive involvement of the citizens in civic and political matters play a key role in the political stability and development of any political system...

Terrorists in Syria: How They Come to Afghanistan?

September 30, 2018

Russia has warned that it will not allow jihadists in Syria to be sent to Afghanistan or elsewhere under a deal reached with Turkey that averted a large-scale military assault ...

Air Cargo Corridors: As the Instrument Opening a New Frontier

September 29, 2018

Afghanistan inaugurated air cargo corridors with Europe, Russia, China and United Arab Emirates on Thursday September 27, 2018. Air transport plays a pivotal role ...

Civilian Casualties: A Multi-Purpose Insurgency Tool

September 27, 2018

Civilian casualties are a tragic reality of counter-insurgency campaigns in Afghanistan. There have always ...

Rail Roads: Economic Development and Long Term Partnerships

September 26, 2018

Transport systems play a great role in changing the regional and international policy options of the countries. That’s why transport systems worldwide are undergoing ...

Buying Votes: Political Legitimacy in Afghanistan

September 25, 2018

Many Afghans believe voters are bribed – sometimes, often or always. This is a particularly chronic problem in Afghanistan. It is one of the main factors behind electing corrupt ...

Electoral Integrity: The Difficult but Possible Path Towards Fair and Free Elections

September 24, 2018

Regular elections by themselves cannot guarantee true democracy anywhere; however, they serve as one of the major indicators for measuring an effective democratic ...

Peace in the Korean Peninsula: Positive Messages for Afghanistan

September 23, 2018

The North Korea nuclear issue was the most important security issue in the region and the world as well. These issues remained depressingly the same despite new developments ...

Electoral Violence Prevention: Using Biometric System as a Major Step

September 22, 2018

Electoral violence is one of the main characteristics of Election in developing countries. It is several months that the Afghan government and the political parties . . .

Afghanistan Election: Participation and Resilience By All Sides As the Viable Solutions

September 19, 2018

Electoral fraud in Afghanistan is a critical concern for candidates, government and the international community. They are warning that corruption in the parliamentary ...

Afghan Elections Dilemma: Political Parties Conflicting Demands and Terrorist Threats

September 18, 2018

Forthcoming elections in Afghanistan face a lot of challenges. They include the likely postponement of the elections due to violence from ISIS, Taliban and other terrorist groups ...

BSA: Misconceptions and Unrealistic Expectations

September 17, 2018

afghanistan and the US signed the Bilateral Security Agreement on September 30, 2014. This Agreement is considered as a framework for American troops to remain in ...

Trump’s Strategy in Afghanistan: Working or Not?

September 16, 2018

When President Trump announced his new Afghanistan and South Asia Strategy, it created many expectations. Afghanistan expected the strategy will put an end to ...

Hazaras under Targeted Attacks: An Issue Needed to be Investigated independently

September 13, 2018

Sarwar Danish, 2nd VP, met UNAMA head Yamamoto yesterday, and discussed the need to protect Afghanistan’s minorities in wake of recent targeted attacks.

Education: At the Forefront of Efforts to Counter Terrorism

September 12, 2018

Education is one of the core targets of the terrorist groups; they attack indiscriminately education everywhere e.g book Haram in Nigeria, ISIS in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan ...

The Democratic Legacy of War on Terrorism for Afghanistan

September 11, 2018

Eleven September 2001, is one of the most important days in the history of the United Sates that has a tremendous impact on Afghanistan. On the morning of 11 September ...

Escalated Militancy Looms Large

September 10, 2018

The indiscriminate attacks carried out by the terrorist groups, mainly the Taliban and self-styled IS group, have filled the air with fear and disappointment and ...

Belt and Road Initiative: A Globally Productive Project

September 08, 2018

Afghanistan has played a role as the “Center of Asian Crossroads” in the Ancient Silk Road and seeks to regain its position in the Belt and Road ...

Kabul Air Pollution: Causes and Socio-Economic Costs

September 06, 2018

Environmental pollution is one of the human made phenomena that has existed for centuries but only started to be significant following the industrial revolution in 19th century...

Public Transportation in Kabul: A Challenge That Calls For Urgent Attention of the Government

September 05, 2018

Transportation is certainly an indispensable catalyst for activating and stimulating the speed of economic, social, political and strategic development in any society. Therefore ...

Changes in a Political System

September 04, 2018

A political system is established within a state so as to safeguard the rights of its people and solve the socio-political issues that may hamper the better life opportunities. ...

Deepening Democracy: Election Management and Stability in Afghanistan’s Divided Society

September 03, 2018

Across Afghanistan, elections have become more frequent and the accepted mechanism of choice for popular expression, choice and change of leaders and political accountability...

Appointment of Zalmay Khalilzad as US Special Envoy For Afghanistan, Though Belated, Is The Right Decision

September 02, 2018

Doctor Zalmay Khalilzad has been tipped as the United States Special Envoy for Afghanistan by the Turmp administration. Dr. Khalilzad has been...

Paradox of Afghan Political Parties: Democratic Demands AND Non-Democratic Values

September 01, 2018

Afghan Political parties are pushing hard to change the electoral system of the country. They claim that the current electoral system is not inclusive. According to these ...

Challenges before Afghanistan’s anti-Corruption Campaign

August 30, 2018

Corruption is an overwhelming issue in Afghanistan’s government machinery and has wreaked havoc on the country’s economy and shredded its international ...

Negotiations: An Undeniable Strategy That Every Government Appreciates It

August 29, 2018

Negotiations with Taliban have entered a new phase; even the United States has shifted its war strategy in terms of approaching Taliban and has started direct talks and negotiations ...

Ifs and Buts over Russia’s peace Talks on Afghanistan

August 28, 2018

Last week, Moscow called for the second phase meeting of 12 nations and Taliban to push forward the process of national reconciliation for 17-year war. The twelve nations were ...

Atmar’s Unprecedented Resignation: Main Assumptions

August 27, 2018

Afghanistan’s national security adviser, Hanif Atmar, resigned on Saturday. He supported president Ghani in 2014 presidential elections and was appointed...

A Crying Need for ‘Building a Community with Shared Future’

August 26, 2018

Humanitarian law is violated flagrantly as streams of civilians’ blood are spilled without an iota of mercy. Children bear the brunt of casualties in Syria, Yemen ...

Independence day: Is Afghanistan independent?

August 25, 2018

On august 19th, 1919, the people of Afghanistan under the leadership of the king Amanullah Khan Ghazi, regained the independence of the country after the third unequal war, and forced ...

Making Diversity Work for Us

August 18, 2018

So as to live peacefully within a diverse society, it is necessary to develop mutual tolerance and respect. Without these factors it would be very difficult to tighten the social ...

Why Terrorist groups Attack Education

August 16, 2018

A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up in front of an educational center in the west of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, August 15, killing at least...