Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Sunday, December 8th, 2019

The challenges and opportunities of banking industry in Afghanistan

October 27,2019

After the 9/11 event and the formation of interim government, some important steps were taken for establishment of a good economic and political system in Afghanistan...

Equality between Men and Women Ensures a Prosperous Afghanistan

October 26,2019

Equality between men and women is one of the core values of the Afghanistan constitution. This value has been enshrined in Afghan legal and political frameworks. . .

Positive Signals for Resumption of Peace Talks

October 24,2019

All three sides, the Unites States, Kabul administration, and the Taliban signal for resuming peace talks. Regional stakeholders also seek to put their weight behind ...

Best Practices to Prevent Electoral Violence

October 23,2019

Electoral violence is a major threat in countries with week electoral bodies, week governance systems and widespread corruption. Research findings suggest that political ...

Presidential Election Result: A Big Concern for Afghans, International Community

October 22,2019

The 2019 Afghan presidential election is one of the most important events of the country. In terms of the election law, the new election law of Afghanistan is one of the modest ...

Wrong Conflict Settlement the Main Cause of the Peace Talks Failure

October 21,2019

Several decades of conflicts in Afghanistan have brought economy its economy to the brink of collapse, creating humanitarian causalities and concerns. For decades, Afghanistan has been ...

The Eradication of Poverty: a Distant Dream in Afghanistan

October 20,2019

Yesterday was International Day for the Eradication of Poverty which every year is marked throughout the world on October 17. Historically its first commemoration took place in France ...

Ifs and Buts in Resumption of Peace Talks

October 19,2019

Afghan peace process has passed many ups and downs and had come close to a deal last month but called off by US President Donald Trump. A reported meeting between the Taliban delegation ...

Anti-Polio Campaign in Afghanistan and Pakistan

October 17,2019

Afghanistan is one of the three polio endemic countries in the world, alongside Pakistani and Nigeria. Last year, 21 wild poliovirus cases were reported in Afghanistan ...

Afghan Taliban; An Unreliable Terrorist Group

October 16,2019

Afghan Taliban is one of the terrorist groups operating in different parts of Afghanistan. This group has been killing Afghans indiscriminately as ISIS and Al-Qaeda . . .

Peace Process – A Controversial Issue without Result

October 15,2019

Afghan peace process has been a controversial issue since 2010 and made the national and international headlines after the talks between the Taliban and US representatives were ...

Why Equality Before the Law Matters for Afghan Citizens

October 14,2019

Equality before the law ensures for a transgression of the law, the son of a member of the parliament will be equally punished as the unfortunate homeless man. If the homeless ...

Afghan MPs above the Law

October 13,2019

According to the Constitution of Afghanistan, the National Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is the highest legislative organ in the country; it manifests the will ...

Social and Political Challenges Hamper Democracy

October 12,2019

Democracy has been challenged in the country as the rights and liberty of individuals are violated egregiously. In post-Taliban Afghanistan, the nation took active part in political ...

Ethnicity and Electoral Behavior in Afghanistan

October 10,2019

Ethnicity is one of the strong social fabric of Afghan society. It involves the common consciousness of shared origin and tradition among a group of people. Ethnicity in ...

Causes of Electoral Violence in Afghanistan

October 09,2019

Democratization is has started in Afghanistan and Afghans will not let any force to set back this process. As a result, democracy has been embraced by most Afghans. In fact, democracy . . .

Why Basic Services Matter

October 08,2019

Basic social services are the building blocks for human development. Of course, they are now accepted as fundamental human rights. However, there is a widening gap between this ...

Celebrating Teacher’s Day

October 07,2019

October 5th marks Teacher’s Day in Afghanistan, which has been celebrated by Afghan students across the country. A number of school teachers, educational center instructors ...

Why Peace Talks Shall Be Led by Afghan Government

October 06,2019

Afghanistan as any other democracy has an elected president. It has a legitimate government that represents Afghanistan at the regional and international levels. As any government ...

Regional Struggles for Resumption of Peace Talks

October 05,2019

After peace talks between the United States and Taliban were called off by the US President Donald Trump before Afghanistan’s presidential election, the Taliban delegation ...

Why the Afghan Leaders Shall Avoid Premature Judgments on Election Results

October 03,2019

According to the Afghanistan Electoral Law, Only the Afghan Independent Election Commission has the authority to announce the results:  partial, preliminary, and final...

Why Women Social Inclusion Matters

October 02,2019

Social participation of women is a major issue in traditional societies. Women and their role in such societies have been discussed . . .

How to Prevent Electoral Violence

October 01,2019

Elections is a golden opportunity for the political parties and politicians to take power in order to implement their policies and realize their goals. Any political party ...

Why Afghan Leaders Shall Act Responsibly after the Elections

September 30,2019

Afghan presidential election on Saturday was a positive response of Afghans to democracy and the political system based on elections. In fact, they said no to Emirate ...

Afghans are the Symbol of Resilience

September 29,2019

Afghan people went to the polling stations yesterday. This round of presidential election is somehow different from the previous ones. During the US and the Taliban peace talks some ...

Voting as A National Duty

September 26,2019

Afghans will go to the voting stations on Saturday, September 28. However, what makes this election significant than other presidential elections in the country is the peace process ...

Democracy – Path to Peaceful Coexistence

September 25,2019

Afghans hold out hopes that presidential elections will pave the ground for forming a civil society, where both men and women could exercise their rights and freedoms. . .

Regional Stakeholders Signal their Support to Afghan Peace Process

September 24,2019

Afghan people call on the Taliban to hold direct talks with the Kabul administration and Afghan officials hold out hope that the talks will be restarted. US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad ...

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 ...