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Building a Euro-Japanese Alliance of Hope

Building a Euro-Japanese Alliance of Hope

November 20,2019 | Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Geography aside, Japan and the European Union have never been so close. With Europe’s long-standing transatlantic ties under strain, and China presenting a challenge ...

Harsh Rhetoric and Misjudgment Self-Destructive

Harsh Rhetoric and Misjudgment  Self-Destructive

November 20,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia

With the increase in harsh rhetoric and discord over the result of presidential election, mistrust between Afghan officials will grow further. Both officials and political ...

Education is the most Powerful Weapon to Change Afghanistan

Education is the most Powerful Weapon  to Change Afghanistan

November 19,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In recent centuries many Mercantilist and Marxist scholars thought economy is the foundation of everything, but in modern era it is widely believed that education and human ...

Time for European Defense Autonomy

Time for European Defense Autonomy

November 19,2019 | Noëlle Lenoir

In a recent interview with The Economist, French President Emmanuel Macron presented his geopolitical vision ...

Contexts of Gandhi’s Leadership in Modern Era

Contexts of Gandhi’s Leadership in Modern Era

November 18,2019 | Rajkumar Singh

The issue of leadership in India is closely related to the socio-economic phenomena, mythology and religion. Although India was never a theocracy, its religious and social ...

Why End the Global Media Crisis?

Why End the Global Media Crisis?

November 18,2019 | Mark M. Nelson

Almost everywhere one looks nowadays, the news media are in crisis. And unfortunately, although a robust free press is fundamental to a well-functioning democracy, the world’s democratic ...

The Fundamental Challenges of Higher Educational System in Afghanistan

The Fundamental Challenges of Higher  Educational System in Afghanistan

November 17,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Fresh round of escalation between Israelis and Palestinian Islamic Jihad has just completed as hundreds of rockets is being fired towards Israeli cities and Israeli defence ...

Islamic Jihad a headache for Hamas

Islamic Jihad a headache for Hamas

November 17,2019 | Manish Rai

Fresh round of escalation between Israelis and Palestinian Islamic Jihad has just completed as hundreds of rockets is being fired towards Israeli cities and Israeli defence

Causes and Consequences of Weak Political Parties

Causes and Consequences of Weak  Political Parties

November 16,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Before everything we need to have a clear understanding about function, operation and nature of political party; Scientifically, there are several definitions for political ...

Global Trade’s Bright (Green) Future

Global Trade’s Bright (Green) Future

November 16,2019 | Pascal Lamy

Most discussions of trade nowadays inevitably feature the words “war,” “tariff,” or “Trump.” But look beyond the headlines and you will ...

Dangers of Religious Identity in South Asia

Dangers of Religious Identity in South Asia

November 14,2019 | Rajkumar Singh

Religion, many feel, needs to be used instrumentally to bind  together and to overcome one’s caste and language divides and to create a sense of pride in the past. . .

Psychology of Terrorism

  Psychology of Terrorism

November 14,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In recent decades, political events have been happening in the ways that Afghan people have seen and experienced its direct impact in their daily lives. This experience and awareness ...

The Role of Afghan Political Culture in New Democracy of the Country

The Role of Afghan Political Culture in New  Democracy of the Country

November 13,2019 | Written by: Moh Saalim Naji |Translated by: Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In most eastern societies, democracy or democratic political system is considered as foreign (Western) phenomenon because these countries, especially the Islamic world, have been ...

Goats Against Climate Change

Goats Against Climate Change

November 13,2019 | Sabine Homann-Kee Tui

Earlier this year, Cyclone Idai swept across Mozambique. Its powerful winds and heavy rains led to massive floods, hundreds of deaths, and the large-scale destruction ...

Kabul and Islamabad Need to Fundamentally Tackle their Long Tensions

Kabul and Islamabad Need to Fundamentally  Tackle their Long Tensions

November 12,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Afghanistan and Pakistan as two neighboring countries share deep historical and cultural links and each has declared itself an Islamic republic and both have become members ...

Economic and Religious Status of Baloch Bordering Afghanistan

Economic and Religious Status of  Baloch Bordering Afghanistan

November 12,2019 | Rajkumar Singh

The economy of Balochistan is largely based upon the production of natural gas, coal and minerals. Agriculture and livestock also dominate the Bloch economy. Horticultural ...

Challenges of Afghan Political Parties

Challenges of Afghan Political Parties

November 11,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Political party is defined as a group of people having similar ideas about a country’s policies and commonly seeking to gain political power. The relation between democracy ...

Memoirs of the Kabuliwaala: A Testimony to Indo-Afghan relations

Memoirs of the Kabuliwaala: A Testimony  to Indo-Afghan relations

November 11,2019 | Pitamber Kaushik

My family members fondly recall the charming, genial, irradiant persona of the Kabulliwallah, hearty, humorous simpletons who narrated dramatic anecdotes and elaborate ...

Relevance of true Islam today for humanity

Relevance of true Islam today for humanity

November 10,2019 | Rajkumar Singh

The word ‘Islam’, which is derived from ‘aslama’, means surrender to the Will of God. The word has other meanings  too – to be at perfect peace ...

Why Afghan preliminary election result is repeatedly postponed

 Why Afghan preliminary election result  is repeatedly postponed

November 10,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Remaining less than one week to the preliminary election result announcement, many Afghan people including Electoral Complaints Commission are concerned about the repeated ...

The cause and consequences of unemployment in Afghanistan

The cause and consequences of  unemployment in Afghanistan

November 07,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

It is said that unemployment is the second most destructive problem in Afghanistan after insecurity. Though there is no accurate report about unemployment rate in the country ...

Larger Causes Surrounding The TerrorismIn The Region

Larger Causes Surrounding The  TerrorismIn The Region

November 06,2019 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh

The root cause of cross-border terrorism, continuing in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir lies in the partition of India in August 1947 as a result of which Pakistan ...

The Hardening of Soft Power

The Hardening of Soft Power

November 06,2019 | Zaki Laïdi

International-relations theorists generally distinguish between soft and hard power. Soft power refers to the exercise of political influence through flexible, non-binding ...

Taliban’s Complicated Attitude toward Peace Talks

Taliban’s Complicated Attitude  toward Peace Talks

November 05,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia

the Taliban leadership did not adopt an outright policy towards peace talks. Omar’s successor Mullah Akhtar Mansour, dismissed talks about peace as ...

What is the economy of workforce?

What is the economy of workforce?

November 05,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In economic development theories, there is a model called core investment expansion pertain to economic development as the result of employing cheap labor in the expanding ...

Al-Baghdadi’s Death – Not a Death Knell for ISIL

Al-Baghdadi’s Death – Not a Death Knell for ISIL

November 04,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia

US President has confirmed the death of the self-styled ISIL chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. His death is declared as the ISIL is operating as a decentralized outfit after losing ...

Changing status of Islamic women in South Asian region

 Changing status of Islamic women in  South Asian region

November 04,2019 | By: Rajkumar Singh

Women’s status, as put in the Sharia’h by Prophet Muhammad  is rested on a view of women as dependent on men, not their equals, but entitled to considerations ...

Cruising for Change: North Korea

Cruising for Change: North Korea

November 03,2019 | Teresa Studzinski, Arlene J. Schar, and Dr. David Leffler

"May you live in 'interesting' times" is an oft quoted expression to connote living in times of danger and uncertainty, and surely the citizens of Asia are living in such unprecedented times. . .

Moscow Will Dominate Middle East For Long

Moscow Will Dominate Middle East For Long

November 03,2019 | Manish Rai

On one hand United States military outposts and bases are being emptied or destroyed after Washington withdrew from the North East Syria and left its Kurdish allies and on ...

Challenges of Democratization in Afghanistan

Challenges of Democratization in Afghanistan

November 02,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Afghanistan has experienced many political systems including democracy, Kingdoms, Talibanism, autocracy and so on but none succeeded to change the destiny of Afghan people ...

Anti-Muslim policy of British Empire in South Asia

Anti-Muslim policy of British Empire  in South Asia

November 02,2019 | Rajkumar Singh

The British policy in India is responsible not only for Hindu-Muslim divide but also for the social, political and economic backwardness of the Muslims in India. . .

Women’s Inclusion Important in Peace Talks

Women’s Inclusion Important in Peace Talks

October 31,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia

The issue of women’s rights and freedoms has been one of the main concerns in the peace talks. Afghan nation, notably women, urges the participation of women ...

The Politics of Frustration in Latin America

The Politics of Frustration in Latin America

October 31,2019 | Jeremy Adelman and Pablo Pryluka

All over Latin America, public patience is wearing thin, with violence in Chile and the return to power of Peronists in Argentina. For almost 40 years, leaders and voters have ...

Real Education Can Transform the Whole Society

Real Education Can Transform the Whole Society

October 30,2019 | Dr.Rajkumar Singh

In the larger context education can also be defined as a process and as a social institution. In the broadest sense the process of education occurs whenever any influence produces ...

The Role of Kremlin in Resumption of Afghan Peace Talks

The Role of Kremlin in Resumption of  Afghan Peace Talks

October 30,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The Afghan geopolitics and its political conflicts have attracted all the regional powers as each of them is trying to achieve his specific goals through showing harmonious ...