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Pakistan Doesn’t Want to Ease Peace Process in Afghanistan

  Pakistan Doesn’t Want to Ease Peace  Process in Afghanistan

March 11,2020 | Hadi Miraan

Afghanistan and Pakistan are close neighbors which their relations have always been undulated, since Pakistan came in existence as an independent country. Durand Line ...

Will the Republic be Saved or Tension Repeats in Kabul? (Part 2)

Will the Republic be Saved or  Tension Repeats in Kabul? (Part 2)

March 10,2020 | Mohammad Shafaq Khawati

The Approach of Involved Parties in Peace Issue:
(1) The United States’ Approach
It is evident that the US prefers its own ...

International Women’s Day Marks with hopes and fears in Afghanistan

International Women’s Day Marks with hopes and fears in Afghanistan

March 10,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

This year the 8th of March coincided with murmurings of Islamic Emirate and so marked with increasing waves of hopes and fears in Afghanistan. The hopes are raised because ...

Mismanagement of Funds Will Lead the Afghanistan Cricket Board(ACB) to a Disaster

Mismanagement of Funds Will Lead the  Afghanistan Cricket Board(ACB) to a Disaster

March 10,2020 | Hamayun Khan

The chapter; so far remained folded inside the ACB needed to be unfolded to the public, given the skirmishes that have recently taken place among the players have remained vague and ...

Will the Republic be Saved or Tension Repeats in Kabul?

Will the Republic be Saved or  Tension Repeats in Kabul?

March 08,2020 | Mohammad Shafaq Khawati

The peace agreement between the Taliban and the United States has generated hope and disappointment among Afghan people. Both the concern and hope are reasonable. If Afghan politicians ...

Women’s Crucial Role in History

Women’s Crucial Role in History

March 08,2020 | Hujjatullah Zia

Women played a constructive role in the community and the names of heroines are recorded in the history for their active role and heroic acts. Women supported men during wars ...

Challenges on the Road to Peace - in Afghanistan.

Challenges on the Road to  Peace - in Afghanistan.

March 08,2020 | Dawlat Bakhtiari

Signing the “Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” between the US and the Taliban inserted hope of peace coming to many broken hearts, forgotten . . .

Condition of Afghan Government on the Threshold of Intra-Afghan Dialogue

Condition of Afghan Government on the Threshold of Intra-Afghan Dialogue

March 07,2020 | Moh. Reza Huwaida

Only few days are left for the start of the intra-Afghan dialogue, as stated in the peace agreement signed between the United States and the Taliban. The Afghan government ...

What is the Nature of War in Afghanistan: Religious or Political?

What is the Nature of War in Afghanistan: Religious or Political?

March 07,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

One of the main questions which were repeatedly debated in last two decades was whether the war in Afghanistan is religious or political? According to Afghan people ...

Relation between NPT and arms race in South Asia

Relation between NPT and arms race in South Asia

March 07,2020 | Rajkumar Singh

The NPT entered into force on 5th March 1970 with the best hope: (i) That the nuclear ...

Belief – The First Step to Reach Sustainable Peace

Belief – The First Step to  Reach Sustainable Peace

March 05,2020 | Moh. Reza Huwaida

Initial steps, as the preliminary of establishing peace in Afghanistan, for the start of negotiations were taken. Too short and shaky steps and viewed with public mistrust ...

How to Leave Afghanistan

How to Leave Afghanistan

March 05,2020 | Richard N. Haass

After nearly two decades, 2,400 soldiers killed, another 20,000 wounded, and as much as $2 trillion spent, the United States is understandably eager to withdraw from ...

Coronaviruses outbreak – An abrupt inflation in Afghanistan

Coronaviruses outbreak – An abrupt  inflation in Afghanistan

March 05,2020 | Hamayun Khan

The deadly coronavirus; has stepped up out of the Chinese boundaries spreading across the globe with a sprint, and this time it’s Afghanistan’s turn ...

What Changes Have Taliban Undergone Since the Beginning?

What Changes Have Taliban  Undergone Since the Beginning?

March 04,2020 | Moh. Reza Huwaida

After peace deal was signed between the Taliban and the United States in Qatar, it will be of great significance to view the record of the Taliban regime from its establishment to the ...

A glance at durability of war in Afghanistan

A glance at durability of war in Afghanistan

March 04,2020 | Gholam Ahya Hussaini

Undoubtedly, the conflict of Afghanistan is one of the longest conflicts in the world which has inflicted the most tragic consequences in the country. The prolonged war of Afghanistan ...

Diplomacy is the Best Policy

Diplomacy is the Best Policy

March 04,2020 | Dawlat Baktiari

Having a big stick is nice, but speaking softly is usually more effective that is called diplomacy.  In all aspects, diplomacy is an instrument for solving international crises and create ...

Why Relativism Matters

Why Relativism Matters

March 03,2020 | Dilawar Sherzai

I have a different opinion and you have a different one. I am a part of a distinct group and you are with another group. However, it is not a matter that should be considered something ...

Adapting to a Fast-Forward World

Adapting to a Fast-Forward World

March 03,2020 | Mohamed A. El-Erian

Firms and governments must increasingly internalize the possibility – indeed, I would argue, the overwhelming probability – of an acceleration of four secular developments ...

Will Afghanistan Repeat Iran’s Mistake in Combating COVID-19?

Will Afghanistan Repeat Iran’s Mistake  in Combating COVID-19?

March 02,2020 | Reza Huwaida

Afghan minister of public health, Ferozuddin Feroz, announced on February 24 that a patient was tested positive for the COVID-19 the previous day. The afflicted and two other suspects, who were ...

The Corona-virus Increases the Price of Hygienic Stuffs in Free Market of Afghanistan

The Corona-virus Increases the Price of  Hygienic Stuffs in Free Market of Afghanistan

March 02,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

After confirmation one positive case of corona-virus in the Herat province, the prices of the hygienic stuffs have sharply increased in free market of Afghanistan. Similarly ...

Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan between the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan which is not recognized by the United States as a state and is

Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan between the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan which is not recognized by the United States as a state and is

March 01,2020 |

February 29, 2020 which corresponds to Rajab 5, 1441 on the Hijri Lunar calendar and Hoot 10, 1398 on the Hijri Solar calendar

Another March 1st, another Turkish-Afghan Friendship Day, and the Calendar is Counting on!

Another March 1st, another Turkish-Afghan Friendship  Day, and the Calendar is Counting on!

March 01,2020 | Oğuzhan Ertuğrul

Afghanistan has officially recognized Ankara Government 99 years ago today by the Treaty of Alliance in 1921. I use the term “Ankara Government”, because Turkey is founded ...

The Components of Sustainable Peace in Afghanistan

The Components of Sustainable  Peace in Afghanistan

February 29,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

At the beginning of twentieth century, the geopolitical theories were highly highlighted in the world but it lost its importance after invention of continental missiles ...

The West’s Final Countdown?

The West’s Final Countdown?

February 29,2020 | Joschka Fischer

The year is still young, but its historical significance is already clear. At least as far as the West is concerned, foreseeable events in the coming months will have an overwhelming ...

Basics of US Nuclear Politics in South Asia

Basics of US Nuclear Politics in South Asia

February 27,2020 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh

Since the days  of its  first nuclear explosion in May  1974,  India  gave  a strong foothold  to the  US  against China in  the region. It was the result of India’s recognition as a ...

It’s Now or Never for National Data Strategies

It’s Now or Never for National Data Strategies

February 27,2020 | Diane Coyle

Everybody seems to agree that data will play a fundamental role in the economy of the future, whether through health discoveries, smart energy grids, autonomous vehicles, or other ...

Ballot or Bullet: Which one we Must Choose!

Ballot or Bullet: Which one we Must Choose!

February 26,2020 | Dawlat Bakhtiari

There was great hope after 2002 in Afghanistan. Taliban felling down from power, construction of roads, schools and clinics started everywhere as well as more jobs have been created...

The ups and downs of women’s condition in Afghanistan

The ups and downs of women’s condition  in Afghanistan

February 26,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The women’s freedom and condition has been one of the long controversial topics amidst all cultures in the world. After the Second World War, the presence of women in social and ...

The Right to a Better Life

  The Right to a Better Life

February 25,2020 | D. Asim

A society that suffers from the difficulties of obliviousness and deprivation cannot have the dreams of affluence and progress and it does not have the right, either...

Gender Equity and Human Rights are Pivotal for Advancing Progress on SDGs

Gender Equity and Human Rights are Pivotal for Advancing Progress on SDGs

February 25,2020 | Shobha Shukla

The Nairobi Statement endorsed to mark 25 years of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) gives renewed hope and stronger thrust to gender ...

Causes of Violence Against Women

Causes of Violence Against Women

February 24,2020 | M. Hashemi

Afghan women have always been the victims of domestic violence in different ways. Women are required to be docile and obedient in the families. They are required to be able to work hard along ...

Nuclear challenges of South Asia in post-1974

Nuclear challenges of South  Asia in post-1974

February 24,2020 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh

In  the post-Pokharan phase from 1975  onwards Bhutto pursued his  quest for Pakistan’s nuclear status. He  held  that only  nations with  nuclear weapons had  sovereignty ...

Benefits of Freedom of Speech

Benefits of Freedom of Speech

February 23,2020 | Dawlat Bakhtiari

Freedom of speech is one of the major achievements of international community in Afghanistan.  Since, during the Taliban regime there was only on radio station called “Voice of Sharia...

What’s at Stake in Libya?

What’s at Stake in Libya?

February 23,2020 | Bernard Haykel

The ongoing war in Libya is a microcosm of the tragedy that has gripped many Middle Eastern countries. If it is not resolved soon, the fighting in Libya could sow instability in neighboring ...

The Nature and Pace of Afghanistan’s Economic Growth in Last Two Decades

The Nature and Pace of Afghanistan’s  Economic Growth in Last Two Decades

February 22,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Despite notable progress since 2001, Afghanistan still faces many challenges and considered as one of the poorest countries in the world. More than half of the population lives below ...