Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

US Foreign Policy Traditions

US Foreign Policy Traditions

October 21,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

American scholar, Walter Russel Mead, in his famous book – Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the World – considers the foreign policy of the US as one ...

Dangers and kinds of ethnicity in South Asia

Dangers and kinds of ethnicity in South Asia

October 21,2020 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh

In modern times, Anthony D. Smith places ethnicity in the context of modernisation and Cynthia Enloe examines the issue in the context of power and authority while John Saul looks ...

Growing Role of China and Russia in Central Asia

Growing Role of China and Russia in Central Asia

October 20,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

The Central Asian region is a very important region as far as its strategic location is concerned. It is basically a bridge between East and West, and can even be considered ...

The World Food Day Marked Amidst Food Crisis in Afghanistan

The World Food Day Marked Amidst Food Crisis in Afghanistan

October 20,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The 16th October was coincided with World Food Day. This day was celebrated in Afghanistan while a large number of Afghan people are suffering from food shortage and fell under ...

Pathology of Peace Building in Afghanistan

Pathology of Peace Building in Afghanistan

October 19,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Although Afghanistan has increasingly witnessed peace movements in recent years, there seems no comprehensive strategy to cover all dimensions of peace such as cultural aspect ...

Making Business Work for Nature

Making Business Work for Nature

October 19,2020 | Erin Billman and Eva Zabey

The latest edition of the United Nations’ Global Biodiversity Outlook, published by the Convention on Biological Diversity, makes for bleak reading. As the report notes, biodiversity ...

George W. Bush and Afghanistan, Iraq Wars

George W. Bush and Afghanistan, Iraq Wars

October 18,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

George W. Bush was the president of the United States (US) from 2001 to 2009 – the most challenging times for the US as the country faced direct threats from global terrorism...

The situation of intellectual community in modern Afghanistan

The  situation of intellectual community in modern Afghanistan

October 18,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Although there are numerous intellectuals, degree holders, scholars and universities, they have not played effective role in reconstruction of culture, economy and social integrity ...

Why We Are United in Disunity?

Why We Are United in Disunity?

October 17,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Although we have had some good achievements in last two decades in deferent fields, there were no admirable achievement in national oneness in Afghanistan. . .

The Recovery Needs Development Aid

The Recovery Needs Development Aid

October 17,2020 | Kevin Rudd

At the start of the year, when COVID-19 was ravaging Wuhan, China, and beginning to envelop the West, I warned that the crisis would likely be replicated across much ...

Trump’s Afghanistan Policy

Trump’s Afghanistan Policy

October 13,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

Afghanistan became significant for the United States and for the world as a whole after the incident of 9/11. Taliban, the rulers in Afghanistan at the time, refused ...

Leveraging Africa’s Informal Economy for Young People

Leveraging Africa’s Informal Economy for  Young People

October 13,2020 | Alice Saisha

By 2050, Africa will be home to 25% of the world’s workforce. And yet there is no guarantee that those workers – especially the growing share of young people among...

Misunderstanding Afghanistan

Misunderstanding Afghanistan

October 13,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

Why isn’t there peace in Afghanistan? What about the ‘efforts’ put by two of the strongest countries in the world – Soviet Union and United ...

The Cold Season is Beginning with Rise of Corona-Virus and Poverty in Afghanistan

The Cold Season  is Beginning with Rise of  Corona-Virus and Poverty in Afghanistan

October 13,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

After nearly two months decline in covid-19 outbreak in Afghanistan, there has been a significant increase in the number of positive cases in the past few days...

what are the Internal Factors of the Conflict in Afghanistan?

 what are the Internal Factors of the Conflict in  Afghanistan?

October 12,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Yesterday, the second vice president, Moh Sarwar Danish, said in a gathering that the Taliban rejected Qur’an and Sunnah as basis for intra-Afghan negotiations in Doha...

Trump’s Helter Skelter

Trump’s Helter Skelter

October 12,2020 | Alex Hinton

Strange as it is to say, but it is no longer uncommon to hear talk of insurrection, martial law, and civil war in the United States. The arrest of militia leaders in Michigan ...

Social Crimes and public questions: Where are the security officials?

Social Crimes and public questions: Where are the  security officials?

October 11,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In recent years, the large cities of Afghanistan, especially Kabul, have unprecedentedly witnessed social crimes including  street robberies, armed robberies, targeted ...

Beginning of the present global terrorism

Beginning of the present global terrorism

October 11,2020 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh

Basically, the concept of ‘Terrorism’ is as old as the civilization of mankind itself and has existed in all ages in some form or other which might be known anarchists ...

The Flawed Approach to Peace in Afghanistan

The Flawed Approach to Peace in Afghanistan

October 10,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

The president of the United States, Donald Trump, in his usual surprising manner, announced on Wednesday night that ‘the remaining US troops in Afghanistan should ...

Entrepreneurship Culture: Solution to Unemployment Problem in Afghanistan

Entrepreneurship Culture: Solution to  Unemployment Problem in Afghanistan

October 10,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

When we turn on the local TV or open the media news, thousands of issues such war, terrorism, unemployment, poverty, children malnourishment and so on irritate our ears ...

Will Peace with the Taliban Can Establish a Stable Political System in Afghanistan?

Will Peace with the Taliban Can Establish a Stable Political System in Afghanistan?

October 07,2020 | Dawlat Bakhtiari

Undoubtedly, social disorders like civil war, insurgency attacks, and terrorist activities can damage the capacity of Afghanistan for further development.  Above all, the growing ...

The Pandemic’s Complex Cocktail

The Pandemic’s Complex Cocktail

October 07,2020 | By: Mohamed A. El-Erian

Having long been buttressed by ample liquidity, financial markets are entering the final quarter of 2020 amid an increasingly tentative global economic recovery, unusual political ...

Why Our Democracy Stuck in History?

Why Our Democracy Stuck in History?

October 06,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Democracy is the most prominent political feature of modern political systems considered as the most important sign of political development in any country...

The UAE-Israel deal’s historicity is in the fine print

The UAE-Israel deal’s historicity is in the fine print

October 06,2020 | Dr. James M. Dorsey

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed walked away from this month’s White House signing ceremony with more ...

Federalism and Its Opponents and Proponents in Afghanistan

Federalism and Its Opponents and Proponents  in Afghanistan

October 05,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In recent years, the creation of a federal system has been of the controversial topics in Afghanistan. The opponents of a federal system believe that this form of system is ...

Pakistani Taliban Pushing for Come Back

Pakistani Taliban Pushing for Come Back

October 05,2020 | Manish Rai

It was believed from sometimes now that Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) aka Pakistani Taliban has been marginalized and in disarray. As Pakistan’s army operations back in 2014 ...

The Source Code of Efficient Public Policy

The Source Code of Efficient Public Policy

October 04,2020 | Urkhan Seyidov

The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed the second global economic crisis in just 12 years. But, unlike the crash of 2008, which revealed severe structural flaws in the financial ...

Will the New Diplomatic Moves End the Complexities between Afghanistan and Pakistan?

Will the New Diplomatic Moves End the Complexities between Afghanistan and Pakistan?

October 03,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The trip of Abdullah Abdullah, the chairman of the Supreme National Reconciliation Council of Afghanistan, to Pakistan and Pakistan’s warm welcome has created new waves ...

Wakhan Corridor – An Amazing Land

Wakhan Corridor – An Amazing Land

October 03,2020 | Hujjatullah Zia

Wakhan Corridor, in the Afghan province of Badakhshan, has been the homeland of Wakhi people for more than 2500 years, There live more than 18,000 Wakhi and Kyrgyz people in ...

Why the Taliban Never Calms Down from Their Dogmatic Position?

Why the Taliban Never Calms Down from Their  Dogmatic Position?

September 30,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Although the intra-Afghan talks started two weeks ago in Doha, no significant results have been achieved so far . the Taliban continued to put the government on a tight spot both ...

Complexities of war against terrorism

Complexities of war against terrorism

September 30,2020 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh

The terrorists of today have a global network and little firm information is available about the type of data used by network analysts. The experts in general mostly ...

What Challenges the Free Market Faces in Afghanistan?

What Challenges the Free Market Faces  in Afghanistan?

September 29,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

According to article 10 of constitution of Afghanistan, the economic system of the country defined as free market system. Though there is no absolute concept in social science ...

How Climate Targets Can Help Economic Recovery

How Climate Targets Can Help Economic Recovery

September 29,2020 | Francisca Tondreau

With the world gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers have turned their attention to economic stimulus and financial support of households and firms. As a result ...

Returning to Multilateralism

Returning to Multilateralism

September 28,2020 | Ban Ki-moon

COVID-19 has shone a light on the acute vulnerabilities of a deeply interconnected world. No country, regardless of its size, wealth, or technological sophisticatio ...

The Pharmaceutical Challenges in Afghanistan

The Pharmaceutical Challenges in Afghanistan

September 27,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Yesterday, it was coincided with world pharmacists’ day. Ahmad Jawad Osmani, the acting minister of public health, speaking  in a related ceremony, as local report quoted ...