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Bringing Normalcy to Afghanistan & South Asia is West’s Responsibility

Bringing Normalcy to Afghanistan & South  Asia is West’s Responsibility

August 26,2020 | Bimal Prasad Mohapatra

Afghanistan has been in turmoil for last four and half decades. This unprecedented turmoil and civil war during such a long period has so far killed millions, who had nothing ...

What is the Bright Page of Imam Hussein’s Revolution?

What is the Bright Page of Imam  Hussein’s Revolution?

August 25,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

These days, our people are increasingly engaged in mourning of a historic event which had happened more than 1300 years ago in a distant geography called Karbala. The hero of this historic ...

The End of Western Opportunism

The End of Western Opportunism

August 25,2020 | Joschka Fischer

The confrontation between China and the West is escalating almost daily. The conflict is about technology, trade, global market share, and supply chains ...

Peace and the Taliban Endless Conflict

Peace and the Taliban Endless Conflict

August 24,2020 | Ramish Noori and Abdul Qahar Bakhshi

Peace is the process by which war ends, direct violence, and in some cases, structural violence vanishes. In simple terms, but a broader sense, peace brings stability, and balance of power in a society...

The Second Cold War and Its Impact on Region and Afghanistan

The Second Cold War and Its Impact on  Region and Afghanistan

August 24,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

After emergence of hot war deterrent factors like mutual assured destruction (MAD), the hot war has largely replaced with cold war amongst top world powers. The first cold war began after ...

What Values Must be Survive as the Conclusion of Peace With Taliban

What Values Must be Survive as the  Conclusion of Peace With Taliban

August 23,2020 | Dawlat Bakhtiari

Gender apartheid is not acceptable for the people of Afghanistan today. Therefore, women’s right of education must be survive as the conclusion of peace with Taliban ...

Diplomacy and Its Challenges in Foreign Ministry of Afghanistan

Diplomacy and Its Challenges in Foreign  Ministry of Afghanistan

August 23,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In general language the word diplomacy refers to certain behavioral and communication skills which are able to convince the opposite party without annoyance. In diplomatic language ...

The Landscape of Israel-UAE Deal

The Landscape of Israel-UAE Deal

August 22,2020 | Hujjatullah Zia

The normalization of Israel-UAE ties should not have come as a surprise as the two sides had links to some extent for decades and their intelligence links reportedly ...

Profile of Terrorism in South Asia

Profile of Terrorism in South Asia

August 22,2020 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh

In South Asia, the number of fatal casualties in terrorist attacks is the highest in the world; internecine ethnic, communal and separatist conflicts pose a serious threat to stability ...

Independence and its Barriers in Afghanistan

Independence and its Barriers in Afghanistan

August 19,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Today is coincided with Independence Day of Afghanistan which was gained under the leadership of the king Amanullah Khan Ghazi on august 19th, 1919. Although Amanullah Khan Ghazi entered ...

South Korea on Top Again

South Korea on Top Again

August 19,2020 | Jim O’Neill

On August 11, the OECD signaled that it would be revising its 2020 real (inflation-adjusted) GDP forecast for South Korea from -1.2% to -0.8%, adding to the confidence ...

Natural Tendency Towards Vice or Virtue?

Natural Tendency Towards Vice or Virtue?

August 17,2020 | Hujjatullah Zia

the first man who, having fenced in a piece of land, said ‘This is mine,’ and found people naïve enough to believe him, that man was the true founder ...

What is Globalization: A Project or a Process?

What is Globalization: A Project or a Process?

August 17,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Globalization is one of the most controversial topics whereby there is no consensus about its concept and content. According to Martin Albrow, globalization is a process which ...

Will the Taliban Come to Table with Genuine Intention?

Will the Taliban Come to Table  with Genuine Intention?

August 16,2020 | Hujjatullah Zia

The intra-Afghan dialogue, set to be started in the Qatari capital of Doha, will be highly controversial as the Taliban are likely to continue their game. The Taliban ...

I do not see light in the sky of peace with the Taliban!

I do not see light in the sky of peace  with the Taliban!

August 16,2020 | By: Ramesh Noori Translated by: Abdul Qahar Bakhshi

The Taliban group has never come down off the high horse of religious and intellectual dogmatism, strict religious ideology, ethnic view of politics and government ...

The Ambiguity and Challenges of Peace Process in Afghanistan

The Ambiguity and Challenges of Peace  Process in Afghanistan

August 15,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Although the Loy Jirga decision about release of 400 dangerous Taliban prisoners created some hopes and optimism about ending war in the country, there are many ambiguities ...

The Ambiguity and Challenges of Peace Process in Afghanistan

The Ambiguity and Challenges of Peace  Process in Afghanistan

August 15,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Although the Loy Jirga decision about release of 400 dangerous Taliban prisoners created some hopes and optimism about ending war in the country, there are many ambiguities ...

The Seriousness of Global Conflict

The Seriousness of Global Conflict

August 12,2020 | Hujjatullah Zia

Peace remains a fragile issue around the globe. Serious threats are posed against human societies in one way or another. All nations are likely to fluctuate between hope and ...

COVID Coin?

COVID Coin?

August 12,2020 | Kenneth Rogoff

As the COVID-19 crisis accelerates the long-term shift away from cash (at least in tax-compliant, legal transactions), official discussions about digital currencies ...

Peace is the First Priority for Government of Afghanistan.

Peace is the First Priority for  Government of Afghanistan.

August 11,2020 | Dawlat Bakhtiari

the attention of the world has drawn to Taliban Regime in Afghanistan following the attacks on the World Trade Center in September 2001. On October 7 ...

Women Rights is in Need of Peace and Stability

Women Rights is in Need of Peace and Stability

August 11,2020 | Hadi Miraan

The Afghan women’s tragic life situation is a historic dilemma that considers the direct product of our prevalent culture, traditions and religious beliefs...

Hovering Between Peace and Democracy!

Hovering Between Peace and Democracy!

August 10,2020 | By: Hadi Miraan

Democracy is a Grecian historic philosophy which later has been developed in the context of western culture. So it is a cultural phenomenon that the level ...

Relation Between Colonialism and South Asian Terrorism

Relation Between Colonialism and South Asian Terrorism

August 10,2020 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh

South Asia has seen inter-state wars and intra-state violent movements during most of its post colonial history, but its experience with terrorism by non-state actors ...

The Positive and Negative Role of Ethnicity in Social and Political Development

The Positive and Negative Role of Ethnicity in  Social and Political Development

August 05,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Traditionally, the word ethnicity refers to minority group affairs and its racial relationship within a political society. Sociologically, there are two main definitions about ethnicity ...

Paradox of Online Pedagogy to Shape Future Human Capital

Paradox of Online Pedagogy to Shape Future Human Capital

August 05,2020 | Megha Jain

Believe it or not - COVID-19 pandemic has not only played around, with the immunity of the human body but also with the basic Right to Education Act (Article 21-A of Constitution of India)...

Remembering the Objectives of SAARC

Remembering the Objectives of SAARC

August 03,2020 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh

The countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) represents 1.47 billion people, which is around 25 per cent of the world population...

Is Indo-Pacific Region “Powder Keg” On The Brink?

Is Indo-Pacific Region “Powder Keg” On The Brink?

August 03,2020 | Huang Dekai,Zhou Yunsong&Chen Ziwei

Recently, Vogel, professor emeritus of Harvard University and former director of the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies, warned: unfortunately, there is a possibility ...

Peace at Last for Yemen?

Peace at Last for Yemen?

August 03,2020 | By: Thomas R. Pickering, Malcolm Rifkind, Norbert Röttgen, Yang Guang, and Andrey Kortunov

The long-running conflict in Yemen is riper for resolution than ever before. Yemenis on all sides are exhausted by the fighting and were quick to embrace the appeal issued ...

Water Shortage: A Forgotten Problem in Kabul City

Water Shortage: A Forgotten Problem  in Kabul City

August 03,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Undoubtedly, Water is one of the most essential elements of life. It is known as an important factor of health and civilization of a human society. No country or city can maintain its economic, political and social stability without maintaining ...

Republic Political System is the Dream of the Afghan People. Part (#2)

Republic Political System is the Dream  of the Afghan People. Part (#2)

July 29,2020 | Dawlat Bakhtiari

Another specialized value of Republic system is progress and development, as it believes to modernization, reconstruction as well as republicans are civilized people, they are ...

Pandemic Policy Must be Climate Policy

Pandemic Policy Must be Climate Policy

July 29,2020 | Renzo Guinto

While the world focuses on the COVID-19 crisis, climate change continues to advance. The consequences are devastating and becoming more so – and that includes for the pandemic ...

Mental Exhaustion and Its Ways Out

Mental Exhaustion and Its Ways Out

July 28,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

With the onset of covid-19 pandemic, millions of people around the world, including Afghanistan, complain about psychological problems. The covid-19 health crisis combined ...

Turkey’s Approaching Crossroads

Turkey’s Approaching Crossroads

July 28,2020 | Carl Bildt

By reconverting the Hagia Sophia into a mosque and holding celebratory prayers there for the cameras, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems keen to divert attention ...

Republic Political System is the Dream of the Afghan People Part (#1)

Republic Political System is the Dream  of the Afghan People Part (#1)

July 27,2020 | Dawlat Bakhtiari

It is more than forty years that the peace scholars work to find a practical solution for the greatest challenges in the world.  They continue to provide strategic insight solution ...

A New Cold War

A New  Cold War

July 27,2020 | Syed Tahir Rashdi

In defense, trade, technology, media and diplomacy, among other areas, the rancor between the Trump administration and China’s ruling Communist Party is worsening...