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Parliament: Center for Rational Discussions or Routine Intimidations

Parliament: Center for Rational Discussions or Routine Intimidations

April 26, 2017 | Naser Koshan

In this day and age, legislatures are meant to be venues for indulging in rational debates, maintaing decency and self-esteem among members. A pragmatic and forward thinking...

The Growing Mistrust

The Growing Mistrust

April 25, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Following the Friday’s deadly attacks on a military base in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghan MPs lashed out at Pakistan. The attack, which killed and wounded hundreds of Afghan soldiers, outraged...

Catastrophe and its Ensuing Necessities

Catastrophe and its Ensuing Necessities

April 25, 2017 | Syed Asif Husaini

Performing religious ritual after a human tragedy is favorable but not enough. The emotions and offering condolence over tragedies are a general occasion that all can do, including simple...

Talibanic Theology and Generating Mind of Killing

Talibanic Theology and Generating Mind of Killing

April 24, 2017 | Mohammad Hedayat

The massacre of Afghan National Army (ANA) in the 209 Shahin Corps of Mazar-e-Sharif was part of Talibanic political theology. The most significant aspect of this massacre – which stems only...

The Downgrading of Knowledge at our Universities

The Downgrading of Knowledge at our Universities

April 23, 2017 | Mohammad Baqirian

University is a highly significant institution which has played a key role regarding human societies around the globe. University is the mainstay of progress and development since great...

When Push Comes to Shove

When Push Comes to Shove

April 22, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The persistent push for talks despite the Taliban’s constant refusal and their large-scale attacks against Afghan nation and National Unity Government (NUG) will not be a well-thought-of...

Strategic Impulses

Strategic Impulses

April 20, 2017 | Mohammad Ishaq Arifi

From long ago, Afghanistan has been the connecting and colliding point of far-reaching strategy for regional and global powers. Therefore, Afghanistan has never gained sustainable peace...

The Gap between State and Nation

The Gap between State and Nation

April 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghanistan’s fragile political system is left at the mercy of countless challenges. The political issue in the government’s machinery which has widened the gap among officials is...

Violence against Women Lingers

Violence against Women Lingers

April 19, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

A number of individuals suffer from tribal culture which is in conflict with national law. Tribal councils play the role of local government in villages regardless of the Constitution...

A Few Questions to the ever-Present Witness

A Few Questions to the ever-Present Witness

April 18, 2017 | Mohammad Orzgani

Following the statements of Afghan former President Hamid Karzai as a backlash against the “Mother Of All Bombs”, his National Security advisor Dr. Rangin Dadfar written in in...

Outrageous Violence

Outrageous Violence

April 18, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Lack of tolerance seems to be one of the challenging issues in Islamic societies. Intolerance stems from parochial mindsets and results in violence which will be a serious threat to...

Will the ‘Mother of All Bombs’ Slay the Mother of ISIL Group?

Will the ‘Mother of All Bombs’ Slay the Mother of ISIL Group?

April 17, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

“If you look at what’s happened over the last eight weeks and compare that really to what’s happened over the past eight years, you’ll see there’s a tremendous...

Marco – The journalist Builds School for Bamyan Residents

Marco – The journalist Builds School for Bamyan Residents

April 16, 2017 | Nawroz Raja

Repressing his breath like a white dove, he focused his penetrating look at tape, which was hanged before the building gate. Gliding the scissor’s tail on the flamboyant tape, a burst of...

Terrorism Remains a Threat to Afghanistan and Pakistan

Terrorism Remains a Threat to  Afghanistan and Pakistan

April 15, 2017 |

The Taliban’s splint groups, which triggered a sense of mistrust between Kabul and Islamabad, have been hot recently. The militant fighters seek to intensify their attacks in Afghan-Pak...

Will Peace Talks Lead to Stability?

Will Peace Talks Lead to Stability?

April 13, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Terrorism, which hampered democracy in Afghanistan, has been a controversial issue and the peace negotiation came to stalemate after years of fluctuation. Afghanistan’s neighboring...

Working Children and Vague Future

Working Children and Vague Future

April 12, 2017 | Mahdi Modabbir

The children’s rights are one of the significant issues in Afghanistan which have been paid little attention. Backbreaking works by children are prohibited in national and...

Barriers before School and Schooling

Barriers before School and Schooling

April 11, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The significant role of education in a society is beyond doubt. A country will have strong economic pillars and power for having standard educational system and qualified instructors...

Achievements and Challenges of NUG in Rule of Law

Achievements and Challenges of NUG in Rule of Law

April 11, 2017 | By Syed Asif Husaini

The rule of law is one of the issues which has drawn the attention of lawyers, economists and political figures. Today, it is accepted that it will not be considered legal system without...

Economic and Financial Outcomes of President’s Trip

Economic and Financial Outcomes  of President’s Trip

April 10, 2017 | Tawsily Gharjistani

Active diplomacy in the international arena reflects the tact and policy of a country. Since the establishment of the National Unity Government (NUG) the aspect of the foreign policy has been...

Obstacles before Getting Education

Obstacles before Getting Education

April 10, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghanistan’s educational system remains fragile after decades of war and violence. Militancy carried out by warring factions, mainly the Taliban guerilla fighters, will minimize...

Strategic View to Economic Policy-making and Mines

Strategic View to Economic  Policy-making and Mines

April 09, 2017 | Tawsily Gharjistani

In the realm of economy, mid-term and long-term growth and self-sufficiency need different outlook, definition and strategic policy-making. There is enough potential vis-à-vis economic...

Syria’s War Goes from Bad to Worse

Syria’s War Goes from Bad to Worse

April 08, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Syria’s conflict, which started in 2011, has changed into a highly perilous game. The rights and liberty of the non-combatants are left at the mercy of militancy and...

When Sports Meet Politics

When Sports Meet Politics

April 06, 2017 | Naser Koshan

Afghanistan cherishes a remarkable precedent of successive wins and outstanding achievements in sporting fields. Afghan athletes with mal-nurtured infrastructure and bureaucratic hurdles...

Do Good have Good!

Do  Good have Good!

April 05, 2017 | Muhammad Rasool Shah

The father of the child was sitting in front of me. As expected he first shouted advocating his son and tried all his efforts to make him prove as innocent and having characters similar...

A Society without Crime?

A Society without Crime?

April 04, 2017 |

There are some practices which are considered against collective conscience and will hurt the feelings of the public in a society. For instance, violence and bloodshed and flagrant violation...

One Belt One Road and its impact on Afghanistan

One Belt One Road and its impact on Afghanistan

April 03, 2017 | Sakhi Danish

One Belt One Road Initiative (OBOR) was first introduced by Chinese government in 2013, which is a development strategy and framework that focuses on connectivity and cooperation among...

A Blessed Bound!

A Blessed Bound!

April 02, 2017 | Muhammad Rasool Shah

Scene is of a big wedding hall which is full of guests. In the center lies the beautifully decorated stage where a grand but empty chair is waiting for the bridegroom. The hall is divided...

Any Room for Democracy?

Any Room for Democracy?

April 01, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The escalated militancy fills the air with a strong sense of fear and disappointment. The Taliban outfits have intensified their attacks which undermined democratic bases in Afghanistan...

We are ‘Part of the Whole’

We are ‘Part of the Whole’

March 30, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

A human being is part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. We experience ourselves, our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of...

“Freedom is not the Absence of Restraints”

“Freedom is not the Absence of Restraints”

March 29, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

The formation of states in human history has been convened by the concept that needs and rights of human beings should be safeguarded. In order to make sure that they have a better living, the...

The Escalated Militancy in Iraq and Syria

The Escalated Militancy in Iraq and Syria

March 28, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Syria’s interminable war resulted in large-scale casualties and destruction. Syrians are left at the mercy of violence which stems from men’s megalomania and radical...

Class Discrepancy

Class Discrepancy

March 26, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

The social and political changes in Afghanistan have been able to cast diverse effects on Afghan society. Among different changes the stratification of society into rich and power classes is a...

Tendency Towards Crime

Tendency Towards Crime

March 25, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

When you see a broken chair, a sandal next to it, and drops of blood on the ground, you will think that a crime has been committed. Crime is part of life in a society and every one fears to be...

Terrorism Leads to Growing Rift

Terrorism Leads to Growing Rift

March 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The recent spike in militancy has triggered a sense of mistrust between Afghan-Pak officials. Following the attack in Lahore and Sehwan, Islamabad claimed that the militants held sanctuaries in...

Where Has All the Water Gone?

Where Has All the Water Gone?

March 20, 2017 | Yasmin Siddiqi

We live on a parched planet. Farmers till arid pastureland, and policymakers fret over empty reservoirs, dry rivers, and thirsty cities. And that only scratches the surface – literally – of the...