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Harsh Rhetoric and Misjudgment Self-Destructive
November 20,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia
With the increase in harsh rhetoric and discord over the result of presidential election, mistrust between Afghan officials will grow further. Both officials and political ...
Education is the most Powerful Weapon to Change Afghanistan
November 19,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
In recent centuries many Mercantilist and Marxist scholars thought economy is the foundation of everything, but in modern era it is widely believed that education and human ...
Time for European Defense Autonomy
November 19,2019 | Noëlle Lenoir
In a recent interview with The Economist, French President Emmanuel Macron presented his geopolitical vision ...
Contexts of Gandhi’s Leadership in Modern Era
November 18,2019 | Rajkumar Singh
The issue of leadership in India is closely related to the socio-economic phenomena, mythology and religion. Although India was never a theocracy, its religious and social ...
Why End the Global Media Crisis?
November 18,2019 | Mark M. Nelson
Almost everywhere one looks nowadays, the news media are in crisis. And unfortunately, although a robust free press is fundamental to a well-functioning democracy, the world’s democratic ...
The Fundamental Challenges of Higher Educational System in Afghanistan
November 17,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Fresh round of escalation between Israelis and Palestinian Islamic Jihad has just completed as hundreds of rockets is being fired towards Israeli cities and Israeli defence ...
Islamic Jihad a headache for Hamas
November 17,2019 | Manish Rai
Fresh round of escalation between Israelis and Palestinian Islamic Jihad has just completed as hundreds of rockets is being fired towards Israeli cities and Israeli defence
Causes and Consequences of Weak Political Parties
November 16,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Before everything we need to have a clear understanding about function, operation and nature of political party; Scientifically, there are several definitions for political ...
Global Trade’s Bright (Green) Future
November 16,2019 | Pascal Lamy
Most discussions of trade nowadays inevitably feature the words “war,” “tariff,” or “Trump.” But look beyond the headlines and you will ...
Dangers of Religious Identity in South Asia
November 14,2019 | Rajkumar Singh
Religion, many feel, needs to be used instrumentally to bind together and to overcome one’s caste and language divides and to create a sense of pride in the past. . .
Psychology of Terrorism
November 14,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
In recent decades, political events have been happening in the ways that Afghan people have seen and experienced its direct impact in their daily lives. This experience and awareness ...
The Role of Afghan Political Culture in New Democracy of the Country
November 13,2019 | Written by: Moh Saalim Naji |Translated by: Mohammad Zahir Akbari
In most eastern societies, democracy or democratic political system is considered as foreign (Western) phenomenon because these countries, especially the Islamic world, have been ...
Goats Against Climate Change
November 13,2019 | Sabine Homann-Kee Tui
Earlier this year, Cyclone Idai swept across Mozambique. Its powerful winds and heavy rains led to massive floods, hundreds of deaths, and the large-scale destruction ...
Kabul and Islamabad Need to Fundamentally Tackle their Long Tensions
November 12,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Afghanistan and Pakistan as two neighboring countries share deep historical and cultural links and each has declared itself an Islamic republic and both have become members ...
Economic and Religious Status of Baloch Bordering Afghanistan
November 12,2019 | Rajkumar Singh
The economy of Balochistan is largely based upon the production of natural gas, coal and minerals. Agriculture and livestock also dominate the Bloch economy. Horticultural ...
Challenges of Afghan Political Parties
November 11,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Political party is defined as a group of people having similar ideas about a country’s policies and commonly seeking to gain political power. The relation between democracy ...
Memoirs of the Kabuliwaala: A Testimony to Indo-Afghan relations
November 11,2019 | Pitamber Kaushik
My family members fondly recall the charming, genial, irradiant persona of the Kabulliwallah, hearty, humorous simpletons who narrated dramatic anecdotes and elaborate ...
Relevance of true Islam today for humanity
November 10,2019 | Rajkumar Singh
The word ‘Islam’, which is derived from ‘aslama’, means surrender to the Will of God. The word has other meanings too – to be at perfect peace ...
Why Afghan preliminary election result is repeatedly postponed
November 10,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Remaining less than one week to the preliminary election result announcement, many Afghan people including Electoral Complaints Commission are concerned about the repeated ...
The cause and consequences of unemployment in Afghanistan
November 07,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
It is said that unemployment is the second most destructive problem in Afghanistan after insecurity. Though there is no accurate report about unemployment rate in the country ...
Larger Causes Surrounding The TerrorismIn The Region
November 06,2019 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh
The root cause of cross-border terrorism, continuing in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir lies in the partition of India in August 1947 as a result of which Pakistan ...
The Hardening of Soft Power
November 06,2019 | Zaki Laïdi
International-relations theorists generally distinguish between soft and hard power. Soft power refers to the exercise of political influence through flexible, non-binding ...
Taliban’s Complicated Attitude toward Peace Talks
November 05,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia
the Taliban leadership did not adopt an outright policy towards peace talks. Omar’s successor Mullah Akhtar Mansour, dismissed talks about peace as ...
What is the economy of workforce?
November 05,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
In economic development theories, there is a model called core investment expansion pertain to economic development as the result of employing cheap labor in the expanding ...
Al-Baghdadi’s Death – Not a Death Knell for ISIL
November 04,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia
US President has confirmed the death of the self-styled ISIL chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. His death is declared as the ISIL is operating as a decentralized outfit after losing ...
Changing status of Islamic women in South Asian region
November 04,2019 | By: Rajkumar Singh
Women’s status, as put in the Sharia’h by Prophet Muhammad is rested on a view of women as dependent on men, not their equals, but entitled to considerations ...
Cruising for Change: North Korea
November 03,2019 | Teresa Studzinski, Arlene J. Schar, and Dr. David Leffler
"May you live in 'interesting' times" is an oft quoted expression to connote living in times of danger and uncertainty, and surely the citizens of Asia are living in such unprecedented times. . .
Moscow Will Dominate Middle East For Long
November 03,2019 | Manish Rai
On one hand United States military outposts and bases are being emptied or destroyed after Washington withdrew from the North East Syria and left its Kurdish allies and on ...
Challenges of Democratization in Afghanistan
November 02,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Afghanistan has experienced many political systems including democracy, Kingdoms, Talibanism, autocracy and so on but none succeeded to change the destiny of Afghan people ...
Anti-Muslim policy of British Empire in South Asia
November 02,2019 | Rajkumar Singh
The British policy in India is responsible not only for Hindu-Muslim divide but also for the social, political and economic backwardness of the Muslims in India. . .
Women’s Inclusion Important in Peace Talks
October 31,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia
The issue of women’s rights and freedoms has been one of the main concerns in the peace talks. Afghan nation, notably women, urges the participation of women ...
The Politics of Frustration in Latin America
October 31,2019 | Jeremy Adelman and Pablo Pryluka
All over Latin America, public patience is wearing thin, with violence in Chile and the return to power of Peronists in Argentina. For almost 40 years, leaders and voters have ...
Real Education Can Transform the Whole Society
October 30,2019 | Dr.Rajkumar Singh
In the larger context education can also be defined as a process and as a social institution. In the broadest sense the process of education occurs whenever any influence produces ...
The Role of Kremlin in Resumption of Afghan Peace Talks
October 30,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
The Afghan geopolitics and its political conflicts have attracted all the regional powers as each of them is trying to achieve his specific goals through showing harmonious ...
Afghan Women Made Strides with Great Suffering
October 29,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia
A number of significant political positions are filled by women. Adela Raz is Afghanistan’s top diplomat abroad – the country’s first female permanent ...