Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Friday, August 14th, 2020

My Xinjiang Uyghur Farmers And Herdsmen Friends Live A Happy Life

March 15,2020

I am a trader of farming and animal husbandry coming from Kazakhstan. I live mainly in the China-Kazakhstan border area and often trade in agricultural and animal husbandry products ...

Lawlessness – A Blow to Democracy

March 14,2020

Exercising one’s rights and freedom is highly essential in a democratic country. People’s natural and inviolable rights and dignity have to be protected on ...

Intra-Afghan Talks Likely to be Tough and Contentious

March 12,2020

The intra-Afghan dialogue was not ushered in, as scheduled in the US-Taliban peace agreement, in the wake of controversies between the Taliban and the Afghan government and escalation ...

Will the Strategic Partnership of Taliban and Al-Qaeda Shift?

March 11,2020

The US-Taliban agreement has been signed  aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan, America’s longest.
This deal could help President Donald ....

Challenges and Political Wrestling Continue

March 10,2020

The “war on terror” was ushered in following the 9/11 incident, to dismantle al-Qaeda and to deny it a safe base of operations in Afghanistan by removing the Taliban ...

Are We Able to Save the Republic System In Afghanistan?

March 08,2020

The recent peace agreement between the US and Taliban has created immense waves of fears and hopes in Afghanistan. These fears and hopes are raised through a series of questions such ...

Taliban Declare Jihad Against their Muslim Fellows After Peace Deal

March 05,2020

The Taliban group appears emboldened after signing the peace deal with the United States in Qatar as it has declared “jihad” against ...

Desensitization of Violence – The Ugly Face of Militancy

March 04,2020

The social reaction towards tragic incidents and lethal attacks has declined tremendously in Afghanistan. The constant violent practices and suicide bombings carried out by militant ...

Pessimism and optimism over the US-Taliban peace agreement

March 03,2020

The peace agreement between the US and Taliban has created many fears and hopes in Afghanistan, especially among political community. The hopes and optimisms are rooted in tiredness ...

The US-Taliban Peace Deal; Hope and Fear in Afghanistan

March 02,2020

The US and Taliban could reach a peace deal after 18 months of tough negotiations. Issues like the US troops withdrawal and preventing any threats from Afghanistan by Taliban and other ...

Why Civil Society Participation in Peace Building Matters

March 01,2020

Civil Society organizations play a vital role in peace building. The roles that civil society plays vary in the manner in which they participate in peace building across ...

Regional Concern Over US-Taliban Peace Deal

February 29,2020

India and other regional stakeholders appear to be concerned about the peace agreement to be signed between the United States and the Taliban group in presence of leaders of many ...

Poverty – A Chronic Problem

February 27,2020

One will be taken aback by seeing the vagrant and homeless, sleeping at nights in open space of Pole Sokhta in Kabul City. They live in social isolation, without homes or shelter ...

Concern over Vulnerability of Peace Talks

February 26,2020

With the declaration of “reduction in violence”, Afghans optimistically hopes that the United States and Taliban will hammer out a peace agreement at the end ...

Political Leaders Should Respect Law and Order

February 25,2020

The participation of less than 20 percent of the eligible population in the September election, indicates that Afghans have lost their trust in democracy. The current crisis emerged after the announcement ...

Coronavirus: the Most Dangerous Disease in Last 20 Centuries

February 24,2020

The Coronavirus seems to be one of the deadliest diseases in twenty first century. Though the modern world is equipped with advanced technologies, it shortly has infiltrated ...

Freedom of Expression Not Boundless

February 23,2020

Freedom of expression is a fundamental right of mankind in civil societies. In the post-Taliban administration, freedom of expression has been one of the highly controversial issues ...

Peace Deal and Roadblocks

February 22,2020

The US-Taliban talks, which continued for ten rounds, have ended and both sides are preparing to sign the agreement at the end of the month. The deal would begin with the withdrawal ...

Opposing Elections Result Likely to Generate National Crisis

February 20,2020

The result of the presidential election, as Ashraf Ghani was declared the winner, was proved contentious since the losing teams have refused the outcome saying the election ...

Withdrawal of Soviet Forces Left a Vacuum for Civil Unrest

February 19,2020

More than three decades ago, the former Soviet Union withdrew from Afghanistan, but the conflict was not ended. Following its withdrawal, civil unrest emerged in the country since ...

Fear of Obstacles Before Talks Amid Optimism

February 18,2020

Optimism has re-emerged regarding the US-Taliban talks after the US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said that the two sides had agreed on reduction in violence. However, it “cannot be ...

Two Withdrawals: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward

February 17,2020

These days, it is common to hear that the United States and the Taliban have agreed to a temporary truce that, if successful, would open the way for a deal that would ...

Terrorism is the Biggest Threat to Our Religion and Civilization

February 16,2020

It is really difficult to ignore the severity of the disaster introduced by terrorism and panics today’s civilized, peaceful and modernized world. As a matter of fact, extremism ...

The Contours of Peace Talks

February 13,2020

There has been a rise and fall in the prospects of peace in Afghanistan with the ongoing negotiations between the US representatives and the Taliban in the Qatari capital of Doha...

Why Violent Crime is Soaring in Afghan Major Cities

February 12,2020

Rise of violent crime is one of the alarming issues in Afghanistan cities in General. Kabul has been the scene of surge of violent crimes recently.  Violent crime is a broad designation ...

Afghans Concerned about Ambiguity of Talks

February 11,2020

Afghans still fluctuate between fear and hope regarding the peace talks ongoing between the United States and Taliban in Qatar. But the ambiguity of the talks and the Taliban ...

Violence Against Women Remains as a Big Issue

February 10,2020

Living free from violence is a human right, yet millions of women and girls suffer disproportionately from violence both in peace and in war, at the hands of the state, in the home and community...

The Fragility of Democracy in Afghanistan

February 09,2020

The nascent democracy, emerged in the post-Taliban administration with the endorsement of the democratic constitution, is highly vulnerable. Afghans believed that democracy ...

Further Haggling at the Negotiating Table

February 08,2020

After several rounds of talks held between the Taliban and US representatives in Qatar, the draft agreement is still controversial. If the Taliban could bring down their expectations ...

Reaching a Deal or Deadlock

February 06,2020

Peace talks carry increasing significance for Afghan people, who have frequently urged the Taliban to stop violence and negotiate with the Kabul administration...

What Peace Deal Afghans Expect

February 05,2020

Afghan Peace process is one of the most crucial issues of the country. Currently, the main unresolved issues according to the Secretary of the State of the US are showing ...

Violence Against Women by Women

February 04,2020

In the traditional structure of Afghan society, the bulk of the violence Afghan women suffer is believed to be imposed by themselves. Within the families, Afghan women adopt offensive ...

What If There is no Peace in Peace Talks?

February 03,2020

Although it was believed that the US and Taliban would sign a peace agreement within few weeks, there appears to be no breakthrough in the talks. Washington has urged the Taliban to reduce violence and declare ...

The Economic Plight of Kabul Citizens

February 02,2020

The wintertime compounds the hardships of poor women and children in Kabul city. They live in crumbled houses and slums. These people who earn their bread and butter by begging ...

No Effective Mechanism for Combating Corruption

February 01,2020

The Transparency International’s report on the Corruption Perceptions Index in 2019 shows that Afghanistan still ranks as the world’s most corrupt countries. ...