Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

The Clash between Radicals and Liberals

The Clash between Radicals and Liberals

January 23, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

Deadly attacks against nations make the international headlines and people suffer severely in one way or another. Their fundamental rights – i.e. their rights to life, liberty and property...

Challenges of Democracy in Afghanistan

Challenges of Democracy in Afghanistan

January 22, 2018 |

Openness is one of the main characteristics of democracy. Democracy opens the political process to all actors including those who oppose it. This characteristic is both the strength and weakness of...

Quality of Life Depends on Quality of Food

Quality of Life Depends on Quality of Food

January 22, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Scientific studies have confirmed that there is close relationship between sound life and sound food system. Poor quality food can have negative effect on our brain,personality, health and eventually...

Formulating Development Policies Responsive to the Needs of all groups

Formulating Development Policies  Responsive to the Needs of all groups

January 21, 2018 | Sakhi Rezaie

Responsiveness and accountability is focused on to the centrality of the social contract between the state and citizens. That is: States require responding to the real needs of the people and...

Widespread Violation of Human Rights

Widespread Violation of  Human Rights

January 21, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

The human rights discourse seeks to support the rights and dignit of people regardless of their racial and religious backgrounds. Supporting mankind is the main objective of the human rights and...

Welfare of the People is the State Responsibility

Welfare of the People is the State  Responsibility

January 20, 2018 | Dilawar Sherzai

In the present times, mostly among the developed nations, there is a greater emphasis on the positive role of the state, because it is now clearly realized that the influence of the state...

Will Issuing Fatwa against Terrorists Mitigate Militancy?

Will Issuing Fatwa against Terrorists Mitigate Militancy?

January 20, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Taliban militants have exercised their dogmatic beliefs, which have been against religious principles and moral values. The harsh practices of the Taliban for more than two decades in Afghanistan...

Will Taliban’s Preparation for Talks Lead to Peace?

Will Taliban’s Preparation for Talks Lead to Peace?

January 18, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

The peace deadlock is likely to be broken with the Taliban’s presence around negotiating table. Kabul government has constantly called warring parties, including the Taliban, to hold talks...

Power of Personal Development

Power of Personal Development

January 18, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Research shows that 95% of what we do or say in our daily lives is determined by our habits; that’s why, it is very important to learn about success-creating habits and personality traits...

Let’s Try To Build One Nation

Let’s Try To Build One Nation

January 17, 2018 | Asif Ghaznawi

Parliament of Afghanistan for the first time approved Electronic identity card four years ago in May 2013; but the then president Mr. Hamid Karzai refrained to sign it. The card contained particulars...

Crisis Leadership

Crisis Leadership

January 17, 2018 | Mohammad Sakhi Rezaie

Afghanistan is experiencing one of its most critical periods; insecurity, economic, social injustice and corruption are among the top social issues that challenge the government leadership and...

Only Strong Afghan Air Force Can Guarantee Winning the War on Terror

Only Strong Afghan Air Force Can Guarantee Winning the War on Terror

January 16, 2018 | Sayed Niyam Alami

Although the US and alliance forces have been working to develop the Afghan Air Force (AAF) for more than a decade now, the AAF has still not been enabled to reach a stage whereby it could take...

Hoping for a Peaceful Year

Hoping for a Peaceful Year

January 16, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghanistan was ranked the second worst country in terms of terrorism in the world due to the Taliban’s intensified attacks. The last two years have been highly deadly for Afghan soldiers...

The Name of the New Chinese Ambassador Means Pine Tree: He Will Help Afghanistan Export More Pine Nuts to China

The Name of the New Chinese Ambassador Means Pine Tree: He Will Help Afghanistan Export More Pine Nuts to China

January 15, 2018 | Liu Jinsong

On January 14th, H.E Mr Liu Jinsong, the new Chinese Ambassador to Afghanistan, accepted our written interview. Ambassador Liu said he comes from Chinese Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, where...

Moral Vacuum in Social Life

Moral Vacuum in Social Life

January 14, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

Moral values have been eroded in collective life due to the changing of consuming patterns in the society. People are deeply involved in their self-interests at the stake of moral standards...

Unsustainable Coalitions Results Waste of Opportunities

Unsustainable Coalitions Results Waste of Opportunities

January 14, 2018 | Syed Asif Husseini

A political coalition is a kind of collective action of citizens in response to the ongoing political situation ruling the society. Political activity in a broader level, without an extensive...

Combating Terrorism through Thorough Legislation

Combating Terrorism through Thorough Legislation

January 13, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghans paid high casualties in the wake of militancy within the last decade and half but bore the brunt of insurgency last year. With Mullah Haibatullah at the helm, the Taliban guerilla...

Why our public sector organizations need Business Process Re-engineering?

Why our public sector organizations need Business Process Re-engineering?

January 13, 2018 | Sakhi Rezaie

Ambiguity in purpose, complicated operation, low efficiency, low results and low profit are the main organizational issues that Afghan public sector organization faces in the country...

The Endless Sufferings of Human Family

The Endless Sufferings of Human Family

January 11, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

One’s right to life, which is a fundamental right, has been violated widely mainly as a result of war and violence. People suffer severely across the world. Militant fighters show no respect to...

Glance at Challenges of Higher Educational System

 Glance at Challenges of Higher Educational System

January 11, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Without doubt universities play significant roles in development but we have not seen any considerable academic production in Afghan Universities Since its establishment, nearly nine decades ago...

Has Public Attitude Changed Toward Women?

Has Public Attitude Changed Toward Women?

January 09, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

Despite the establishment of democratic system in the post-Taliban Afghanistan, Afghan women are not able to exercise their rights and freedom. There are many obstacles before women...

Dose of Solution to Challenges of Educational System

Dose of Solution to Challenges of Educational System

January 08, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Though education is one of the most fundamental factors in socio-economic development but the condition of educational system in Afghanistan is getting more critical as day passes...

Democracy – An Afghans’ Dream Never Come True

Democracy – An Afghans’ Dream Never Come True

January 07, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

Following the downfall of the Taliban’s regime, Afghans dreamt of a democratic society where they could exercise their rights and liberty. It was believed that Taliban’s fall marked the...

The Educational System of Afghanistan in Need of Decisive Change

The Educational System of Afghanistan in Need of Decisive Change

January 07, 2018 | Mohammad Erfani

Historical study of economic development and educational evolution of developed/developing countries pinpoints their strict consideration on improvement of education systems and promotion of...

No Hope for a Fruitful Peace Negotiation in 2018

No Hope for a Fruitful Peace Negotiation in 2018

January 06, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghan nation left two deadly years behind. The graph of soldier and civilian casualties were very high in the two past years. Holding out against peace talks, the militant fighters, mainly...

Irony of Afghan Abundant Resources and Pressing Energy Crisis

Irony of Afghan Abundant Resources and Pressing Energy Crisis

January 06, 2018 | Sayed Niyam Alami

Recently Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) has published a report on cutting off power supply to our northern provinces by Turkmenistan. Our northern neighbor demanded double price for the imported...

Deadly Silence Against Air-pollution

Deadly Silence Against Air-pollution

January 04, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Both government and citizens are aware that air-pollution have reached a serious threatening level in Afghanistan but knowingly underestimate the deteriorating issue! thousands of people...

Terrorism – A Bone of Contention

Terrorism – A Bone of Contention

January 04, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

The relation between Washington and Islamabad has hit rock bottom following the recent statements of US President Donald Trump, who claims that Pakistan harbors militant fighters. The relation...

Children – The Victims of Conflicts

Children – The Victims of Conflicts

January 02, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

Last year has been deadly for people in general and for children in particular. Children suffered severely in conflict zones and fell victim to war and violence in many parts of the world...

Defining Democracy

Defining Democracy

January 01, 2018 | Dilawar Sherzai

The basic question about a democratic system is that whether it protects the liberty and rights of the people as whole or it protects the liberty of every individual. Does it let the individuals...

The Diverse Effects of Investment Barriers

The Diverse Effects of Investment Barriers

January 01, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Paving the way for foreign and domestic investment is considered as a key factor for developing the Afghan fragile economy. Promoting investment will help domestic production, unemployment...

Is ISIL on the Run?

Is ISIL on the Run?

December 31, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Losing ground in Iraq and Syria, the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has extended its reach in other parts of the region, including Afghanistan. 2017 has been a deadly...

Open a New Chapter for China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Cooperation

Open a New Chapter for China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Cooperation

December 30, 2017 | Zhang Zhixin

The first China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers' Dialogue was held successfully in Beijing on 26th December 2017. Foreign Minister Wang Yi of the People’s Republic of China, Foreign...

2017 – A Deadly Year for the World

2017 – A Deadly Year for the World

December 30, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The carnage and violence occur frequently around the world despite the public concern. The voices of human rights activists in advocating the rights of individuals fall on deaf ears and all...

Political Rift Widens

Political Rift Widens

December 28, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The tension between Afghan officials has resurfaced after a lull. With the controversial result of third round presidential election, which was held in 2014, the National Unity Government...