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Why the Doha Peace Agreement Needs to Review?

Why the Doha Peace Agreement Needs to  Review?

January 25,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In recent days, there have been hot debates in Afghan political community over the review of the Qatar peace deal signed between the Tromp administration and Taliban...

How to Tackle Vulnerable Countries’ Triple Crisis

How to Tackle Vulnerable Countries’ Triple Crisis

January 25,2021 | Manish Bapna and Muhammad Musa

The year 2020 changed everything. The world now faces interconnected health, economic, and climate crises that have no historical parallel. These converging threats ...

Why the Republic System Is Refused by Extremist Groups?

Why the Republic System Is Refused by  Extremist Groups?

January 24,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

One of the persisting concerns and questions of Afghan people is that why the Taliban refuse the republic system? Will the reactionary groups succeed to hold back the country?...

Can America Be Trusted Again?

 Can America Be Trusted Again?

January 24,2021 | Carl Bildt

A sigh of relief swept across Europe when it became clear that Joe Biden would replace Donald Trump in the White House. New leadership in the United States would mean that after four ...

Why Afghanistan Persist to be the Worst Place for Children?

Why Afghanistan Persist to be the Worst Place for Children?

January 23,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Unluckily, it seems that Afghanistan is not going to lose the position of the worst place for children to be born in the world. After relative improvement in past years, once again ...

Europe Must Become a Global Climate Power

Europe Must Become a Global Climate Power

January 23,2021 | Josep Borrell

the world is eagerly watching the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines and looking forward to a return to normalcy after a year of lockdowns. But there will never be a vaccine for the ...

Who Profits from the Assault on American Democracy?

Who Profits from the Assault on American  Democracy?

January 20,2021 | Nina L. Khrushcheva

Since January 6, when a mob of Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the US Capitol, dozens of rioters have been charged with crimes. Trump, who incited the insurrection, has now been ...

Merkel Minus Angela

Merkel Minus Angela

January 20,2021 | Josef Joffe

The election of a European party leader – one of roughly 200 in the European Union – is normally not big news...

The Challenges and Opportunities of Peace in the eve of International Changes

The Challenges and Opportunities of Peace in the eve of International Changes

January 19,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The second round of talks between the delegation of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Taliban in Qatar began with significant changes and challenges, especially power ...

The Fight for Women’s Rights Beyond #MeToo

The Fight for Women’s Rights Beyond #MeToo

January 19,2021 | Mariz Tadros

For most people, the #MeToo movement has become synonymous with campaigns against sexual harassment. The movement – which went viral in October 2017 – undoubtedly mobilized women ...

Could Taliban Lose the Golden Opportunity that Created via ‘Doha-Talks’

Could Taliban Lose the Golden Opportunity that Created via ‘Doha-Talks’

January 18,2021 | Dawlat Bakhtiari

Over the last two decades, Afghanistan and terrorism have become synonymous in the eyes of many analysts and policymakers and since it has been viewed as a hotbed for global terrorists...

The Economic Barriers of Development in Afghanistan

The Economic Barriers of Development  in Afghanistan

January 18,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Afghanistan, despite having a long ancient history, has remained as one of the least developed countries in the world. Whenever, the United Nations and other international orgs ...

Taliban: the Monster of Terror and Kidnap in Highways of Central Areas

Taliban: the Monster of Terror and Kidnap in Highways of Central Areas

January 17,2021 | Mohammad Zahir

Although Taliban justify their war on basis of Islamic values and principles, they constantly terrified and kidnapped innocent passengers in central areas in last two decades. ...

Pollution More Threatening Than Violence

Pollution More Threatening Than Violence

January 17,2021 | Sajjad Aasim

Insecurity alone is not threatening the lives of the people in Afghanistan; there are many other issues as well that make the lives difficult for them. Among them environmental ...

Taliban: the Monster of Terror and Kidnap in Highways of Central Areas

Taliban: the Monster of Terror and Kidnap in Highways of Central Areas

January 16,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Although Taliban justify their war on basis of Islamic values and principles, they constantly terrified and kidnapped innocent passengers in central areas in last two decades...

Donald Trump’s Costly Legacy

Donald Trump’s Costly Legacy

January 16,2021 | Richard Haass

We can finally state with confidence that US President Donald Trump will leave the White House, however reluctantly, on January 20. As his four years in office come to an end ...

Let’s Re-recognize and Re-build a New History with Pakistan

Let’s Re-recognize and Re-build a New History with Pakistan

January 13,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Pakistan is one south Asian countries neighbored with Iran and Afghanistan from the west, neighbored with India from the east, neighbored with china from the north and neighbored ...

Has Lukashenko Won?

Has Lukashenko Won?

January 13,2021 | Sławomir Sierakowski

Following his fraudulent re-election victory in August 2020, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko spent more than 100 days suppressing the massive peaceful protests that ...

Crimes in the Context of Insecurity

Crimes in the Context of Insecurity

January 12,2021 | Sajjad Aasim

Recently, Afghanistan is facing a very challenging phase of its history as the country is confronting a rising wave of insecurity with no clear indications of whether peace can ...

A Fairer Way to Help Developing Economies Decarbonize

A Fairer Way to Help Developing Economies  Decarbonize

January 12,2021 | Kenneth Rogoff

Last year was really bloody for the people of Afghanistan as scores of civilians and soldiers were killed in the wake of the Taliban’s intensified attacks. Afghan people ...

Unity and its importance for overcoming national challenges

Unity and its importance for overcoming  national challenges

January 11,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

National unity refers to a particular condition in which all citizens, regardless of their ethnic, racial and religious belongings are considered equal and equally enjoy from ...

The Return of US Intelligence

The Return of US Intelligence

January 11,2021 | Kent Harrington

Tradition has it that when less-than-beloved CIA station chiefs are transferred from their posts abroad, their long-suffering staff celebrate with a wheels-up party...

The Philosophy of War in Human Society

The Philosophy of War in Human Society

January 10,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

When we look at the history of human society, no period of history is free from war and conflicts as if war is an inherent feature of human society. Even, no advancement and no modernization ...

Let the Great Transition Begin

Let the Great Transition Begin

January 10,2021 | Zia Khan and John W. McArthur

With COVID-19 vaccinations underway in some countries and efforts to expand access still ongoing, world leaders will soon shift their attention from crisis response to pandemic ...

The Political Role of Religious Scholars in Context of Afghanistan

The Political Role of Religious Scholars in  Context of Afghanistan

January 09,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The religious scholars and religions institutions such as mosques, seminaries, Ulmea councils, and other religious entities play important political role in Islamic countries ...

Ten Hours that Shook America

Ten Hours that Shook America

January 09,2021 | Nina L. Khrushcheva

The January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol lacked the gravitas of the storming of the Winter Palace, that much is certain. Incited by President Donald Trump at a nearby rally ...

People with Disabilities Deserve Better

People with Disabilities Deserve Better

January 06,2021 | Sajjad Aasim

People with disabilities are facing a tough time in Afghanistan, as their rights are being neglected by the authorities. Actually, the authority fail to realize that such people need special care and certain privileges, which stand ...

Yemen Government has Tough Road Ahead

Yemen Government has Tough Road Ahead

January 06,2021 | Manish Rai

Multiple explosions rocked the Aden International airport shortly after an aircraft landed carrying the newly formed cabinet of the country's Saudi-backed government...

Why Repeated Controversies Over National Budget?

Why Repeated Controversies  Over National Budget?

January 05,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

As previous years, the 1400 (2021) budget have also rejected due to being imbalanced and unfair. In fact, the imbalanced budget is one of the most serious issues which every year causes ...

Globalizing the COVID Vaccine

Globalizing the COVID Vaccine

January 05,2021 | Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

The development and approval of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines less than a year after the start of the pandemic is a truly remarkable achievement, offering hope that the end ...

The Socio-Cultural Factors of Crimes in Afghanistan

The Socio-Cultural Factors of Crimes in Afghanistan

January 04,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Administrative corruption has been one of the hottest national topics in Afghanistan since 2001. Because of indecisive position of the government during the former president, Hamid Karzai ...

Arab Hope Springs Eternal

Arab Hope Springs Eternal

January 04,2021 | Carl Bildt

The Arab Spring that began on December 17, 2010, is a somewhat uncomfortable subject a decade later. Seldom has such a vast outpouring of hope resulted in so much disappointment ...

Hopes and Expectations in New Year

Hopes and Expectations in New Year

January 02,2021 | Sajjad Aasim

Afghanistan enters the new year (the year 2021), carrying the profit and loss statement of the year that has passed. In the statement, the country definitely has more losses than ...

Transitional justice and lasting peace in Afghanistan

Transitional justice and lasting  peace in Afghanistan

January 02,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Unhappily, this is more than 40 years that Afghanistan has changed to slaughterhouse of human being leaving millions of victims and causalities. The insurgent groups crazily ...

Afghan Civilians – Victims of Rising Insecurity

Afghan Civilians – Victims of Rising Insecurity

January 02,2021 | Sajjad Aasim

Civilian deaths are the most heinous outcomes of the circumstances wherein insecurity, terrorism and conflicts thrive. Mostly, in the most horrific way, people who are not ...