Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Living in ‘the Global Village’

Living in ‘the Global Village’

January 21, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

When a new flu infects one human being, all are at risk. When one nation pursues a nuclear weapon, the risk of nuclear attack rises for all nations. When violent extremists operate...

Parliament: Ups and Downs

Parliament: Ups and Downs

January 19, 2017 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Parliament is widely recognized as the pivotal institution of democracy and everybody agrees on what the functions of a parliament are. Nobody doubts that they are to embody the...

Counting the Fatalities

Counting the Fatalities

January 19, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

In spite of these spectacular strides in science and technology, and still unlimited ones to come, something basic is missing. There is a sort of poverty of the spirit which stands...

The Agricultural Challenges

The Agricultural Challenges

January 18, 2017 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Agriculture and agriculture-related industries are fundamental means of livelihood in Afghanistan, generating 50% of the country’s GDP and supporting 85% of its people...

Future of Afghan Refugees

Future of Afghan Refugees

January 17, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

According to the U.N. refugee agency, in the first week of 2017, 1,643 unregistered Afghans chose to return or were deported from Pakistan, and 7,776 returned from Iran, according...

The Wide Vacuum for Democracy

The Wide Vacuum for Democracy

January 16, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The hegemony of democracy has been challenged in Afghanistan as the rights and liberty of individuals are violated egregiously. In post-Taliban Afghanistan, the nation took active...

Let’s Learn from the Experience of Japanese Education

Let’s Learn from the Experience  of Japanese Education

January 16, 2017 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Japan is one of the unique societies in the world that pay great importance to education. The introduction of a modern education into Japan, taking several Western countries as models...

Unknown Fate of Disqualified Ministers

Unknown Fate of Disqualified Ministers

January 15, 2017 | Asif Ghaznawi

Almost two months ago, Wolesi Jirga or Lower House of the parliament impeached 16 ministers of the national unity government and disqualified seven of them. Ministers were impeached...

Afghanistan: Entering New Chapter of Crises

Afghanistan: Entering New Chapter of Crises

January 15, 2017 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Considering the new political stances, it seems that Afghanistan is entering a new chapter of crises. Since beginning of 2017 Afghanistan has been shocking with consecutive deadly...

The Violation of Humanitarian Law

The Violation of Humanitarian Law

January 14, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Annually, thousands of Peace Day events take place around the globe, many programs are held to promote peace, and Nobel Peace Prize laureates make speech to show the world their work...

Successive Attacks in Afghanistan

Successive Attacks in Afghanistan

January 12, 2017 | Muhammad Zahir Akbari

On contrary to the white hopes, 2017 is commencing with multiple terror attacks in Afghanistan. The day before, Afghan large cities were shocked by successive deadly attacks thereby...

Observing the Law, Respecting the Law

Observing the Law, Respecting the Law

January 12, 2017 | Asif Ghaznawi

Constitution of Afghanistan is one the best constitutions in the region; it is modern, advanced and a democratic law. Political and civil rights of people of multi-ethnical and multi-cultural...

Violence against women

Violence against women

January 11, 2017 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In spite of copious legal achievements, the violence against women is broadly increasing. According to recent reports, 80% of women are faced with various types of violence. According...

Quest for Economic Freedom

Quest for Economic Freedom

January 11, 2017 | By Dr. Faisal Ali

On September 19, 2016, The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in Pakistan unanimously passed the Prohibition of Interest on Private Loans Bill. The event marked an addition to the similar...

Sectarian Violence – A Relentless Curse

Sectarian Violence – A Relentless Curse

January 10, 2017 |

Last year, Afghan nation sustained heavy casualties and warring factions played a deadly role. The current news is also unnerving for the nation as militancy lingers and people pay...

Insecurity: National and Regional Concerns

Insecurity: National and Regional Concerns

January 09, 2017 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The growing insecurity in Afghanistan has caused widely national and regional concerns. The recent killing of coal miners in Baghlan has sparked a massive outcry in the country...

The Power of Unity

The Power of Unity

January 08, 2017 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

There is nothing the enemies fear more than Unity in Afghanistan; their number one tactic is to keep the fire of discord burning in this country. They know the power of a nation...

The Carnage and Sufferings in Syria

The Carnage and Sufferings in Syria

January 08, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The flagrant violation of human rights and unmitigated violence and bloodshed in Syria will outrage the human conscience. The civilian casualties mushroomed on a large scale...

Afghan-Pak Last Year’s Relations

Afghan-Pak Last Year’s Relations

January 07, 2017 |

Afghan-Pak relations remained tense throughout 2016 and it is believed that ties between the two nations will continue to remain hostage to the Taliban if Kabul and Islamabad do not...

New Economic Ties

New Economic Ties

January 05, 2017 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

For the sake of Afghanistan’s stability, the neighbors, though sometimes part of the problem, can be made part of the solution and won as partners in a cooperative effort...

Syria’s War – An Infected Wound

Syria’s War – An Infected Wound

January 05, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The heart-wrenching stories of war victims and disgusting rehearsal of radical ideologues fill one with a sense of fear and hatred. Streams of blood oozing from riddled bodies...

Where are we Heading?

Where are we Heading?

January 04, 2017 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

As we turn on the media, unfortunately, we often hear dreadful words such as poverty crisis, corruption, opium, environmental degradation, war, mass destructive weapons, lack...

ISIL – The Crux of Global Challenge

ISIL – The Crux of Global Challenge

January 03, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The self-styled Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has changed into a global threat and blackmails the entire world. The civil unrest and political tensions in Iraq...

Role of Elections in Democratization

Role of Elections in Democratization

January 01, 2017 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Elections have become a major factor in the stabilization and democratization of emerging democracies and post-conflict countries. Hundreds of developed countries achieved their...

A Farewell to the Grim Year

A Farewell to the Grim Year

January 01, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghan nation has left a bloody year behind and sustained heavy casualties as a result of the Taliban’s intensified attacks. The death of Omer’s successor in late May...

Reaching Peace Agreement

Reaching Peace Agreement

December 31, 2016 | Asif Ghaznawi

Peace process in Afghanistan officially began in 2010 when government of president Karzai founded Peace High Council led by late Burhanudding Rababi. Almost six years passed since...

Poverty: Crisis of Modern-Day

Poverty: Crisis of Modern-Day

December 29, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In spite of hundreds of aid organizations and humanitarian conventions world wide, the poverty mortality rate is terribly increasing in modern age. Almost half of the world — over...

Poverty Persists

Poverty Persists

December 29, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

The war in Afghanistan, preceded by decades of conflict, has had a profound impact on many families. Insurgency and enduring poverty have made life particularly challenging for millions...

Budget: The Real Key to Rescue from Crisis

Budget: The Real Key to Rescue from Crisis

December 28, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

A government budget is an important government document presenting the government’s proposed revenues and spending for a financial year that is often passed by the legislative...

The World is on Water over Water

The World is on Water over Water

December 27, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

As climate changes, water Shortages are likely to fuel certain conflicts in many region around the world. According to some political analysts, “Water Wars” are...

The Bleeding Wound of Human Societies

The Bleeding Wound of Human Societies

December 27, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Human societies left a bloody history behind and men’s selfishness led to perilous wars within centuries. The cruel practices and ethnocentric emotion inflicted heavy...

Why Not Taking a Shorter Route to Peace?

Why Not Taking a Shorter Route to Peace?

December 25, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

The peace agreement signed with Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA), led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, on September 29, 2016, is considered a breakthrough and shows Afghans’ strong will...

Role of Young Generation

Role of Young Generation

December 25, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The young generation is able to change their life and ultimately change a nation if they do not exclude from long term policies and programs. Young people are often heralded as...

Government Needs to Deal Seriously with Migration of Youths

Government Needs to Deal Seriously with Migration of Youths

December 24, 2016 | Asif Ghaznawi

Germany has sent back 34 Afghan refugees to Kabul. German officials have said that more Afghan refugees would be deported according to an agreement between Germany and...

Injustice

Injustice

December 22, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Despite written legal guarantees for social justice and non-discriminatory society, the underdogs are widely subjected to critical inequity due to racial, gender, religious...