Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Saturday, April 20th, 2019

Trust Deficit and Escalated Militancy Hamper Peace Process

April 20, 2019

The United Nations has delisted the Taliban’s leaders as terrorists – despite the Taliban’s announcement of spring offensive – due to the Washington’s request ...

Why Interim Government is not in the Interest of Afghanistan

April 18, 2019

Interim government and caretaker government are the options that some Afghan political figures and presidential candidates including Hanif Atmar have proposed to replace ...

How Afghanistan Can Ensure its National Interests in the Peace Talks

April 17, 2019

Nearly all previous U.S. administrations had rejected repeated Taliban demands to hold direct talks with Washington, saying they should be talking to their own government...

Three Days of Peace: A Blueprint for Stability in Afghanistan

April 16, 2019

On June 7th, 2018, the government of Afghanistan announced a unilateral ceasefire was to occur between the 12th and 19th of June for Eid al-Fitr, the Islamic holiday marking ...

Ups and Downs in Complicated Relationship between Afghanistan and Iran

April 16, 2019

Historically, the formal relationship between Afghanistan and Iran started with gaining independence of Afghanistan from Britain by Ghazi Amanullah Khan, specifically after 1919...

A durable Peace Requires Meaningful Participation of Afghan Women in the Peace Talks

April 16, 2019

In a country like Afghanistan ravaged by war, social cohesion is usually worn-out. Populations are divided along multiple fault lines including ethnic and religious lines ...

Safety Measures Must be Ensured for the Miners

April 15, 2019

People, from all walks of life, should have the same rights within a state. And, the government in the state must strive that those rights are guaranteed, and no one is left neglected...

The Taliban Obstinacy in Persistence of Violence in Afghanistan

April 14, 2019

On the eve of holding the Loya peace consultative Jirga which aims to build consensus amongst Afghan nation in preparation with hoped-for peace talks between Afghan government and ...

Disabilities and its Humanitarian Status in Afghanistan

April 13, 2019

Due to persisting war and abandoned improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Afghanistan, the numbers of people with disabilities are dramatically increasing throughout the country...

How the US Can Leave a Good Legacy in Afghanistan

April 11, 2019

Al-Qaeda terrorist group launched an attack On September 11, 2001by an American Airlines Boeing 767 loaded with 20,000 gallons of jet fuel crashing into the north tower of the World ...

Education Security is Crucial for Afghanistan

April 10, 2019

Education, for a nation, is of paramount significance – this should not be debatable anymore. With rapid developments in education sector, it is very difficult to imagine ...

Challenges before Anti-Polio Campaign

April 09, 2019

Afghanistan is one of the three countries, alongside Pakistan and Nigeria, in the world where polio remains endemic. The number of reported cases has been reduced in recent years ...

Health Sector Should Not Remain Neglected

April 08, 2019

One of the greatest blessings for human beings is good health. If people have good health, they have the capacity to build a better and healthy society...

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

April 07, 2019

Yesterday, i.e. April 06 is being celebrated as International Day of Sport for Development and Peace by United Nations (UN). UN believes that sport, as a tool for education ...

How Afghanistan May Achieve Sustainable Peace?

April 06, 2019

Political conflicts in any country can only be solved through political dialogue. However, to put an end in long conflicts like the one in Afghanistan, some of the egregious ...

Core Values and National Integration

April 04, 2019

Afghanistan as a geo-political entity with diverse ethnic, language and religious groups is faced with terrorism, ethnic and religious crises that threaten ...

People Want True and Sustainable Peace

April 03, 2019

War and peace is one of the most important national issues which affect the wellbeing of all people including political and non-political groups. The war undermines ...

Intra-Afghan Talks Requires Us to Act as a Unified Nation

April 02, 2019

At the international level, in September 2018, appointment of the United States former ambassador to Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, as special advisor on Afghanistan to lead ...

Women’s Meaningful Participation Ensures Peace Quality, Durability

April 01, 2019

Participation of women in peace negotiations plays a key role in durability of peace. Peace studies show that women’s participation in peace negotiations have ...

Ownership of the Peace talks

March 31, 2019

As direct talks between the United States and the Taliban are in the process, ensuring national ownership has gained a central role in the country and international circles...

EU Shows a Clear Stance in Afghan Peace Process

March 30, 2019

Few days ago, Federica Maria Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, came to Kabul and met with President Mohammed ...

Ensuring Effective Governance

March 28, 2019

Favorable, fair, and effective governance is clearly one of the most dominant factors for sustainable development. Today good governance is also a key to sustainable development...

Leaving No One Behind

March 27, 2019

Water is one of the most important resources that human beings require to live alive. Life without water is impossible; therefore, it is necessary that human beings should ...

No Sustainable Peace without Women Participation

March 26, 2019

Afghan women have largely been excluded from political decision making in the course of the history. Thus, women were largely excluded from the Bonn process. Since then ...

Political Changes Ensure Responsiveness of the System

March 25, 2019

A political system is established within a state so as to safeguard the rights of its people and solve the socio-political issues that may hamper the better life opportunities...

We Must Learn Citizen Centered Governance from the NZ Prime Minister

March 24, 2019

Nowadays, everyone talks about citizen centered state and call for citizens’ rights and tolerance. However, if we would like to know how these issues can be put in practice ...

Year of Peace, Democracy and Development

March 23, 2019

The 1398 solar year has been named as the year of Peace, Democracy and Development by President Ghani.
The reason behind it, is that peace talks between ...

Peaceful Co-Existence: A Tool for Sustainable Development

March 20, 2019

The notion of peaceful co-existence is, like all such notions in the social sciences, better understood contextually and thematically. Peaceful co-existence ensures economic ...

Freedom of Expression

March 19, 2019

There have always been efforts to restrict freedom of speech in the world in some way or the other. However, the fact is that it has survived anyway and today there are as many ...

Infrastructure as the Basic Need for Afghanistan Development

March 18, 2019

Afghanistan has come a long way over the past one decade. Much has been accomplished since then in the areas of reconstruction, state-building, poverty alleviation and relief ...

Unmitigated Sufferings of War Victims Should End

March 17, 2019

People sustain inhuman treatment in times of war and peace across the world and their rights and “inherent dignity” are violated in one way or another. ..

Peace Talks: Transparency Ensures Mutual Confidence

March 16, 2019

The longest round of Afghanistan peace talks yet between the U.S. and the Taliban ended in Qatar, and both sides told that progress has been made...

Characteristics of Social Change in Afghanistan

March 14, 2019

The course of history in different societies and states has been dominantly guided by social and political changes. These changes have been able to attract the attentions of social ...

Growth of Water Dams and its Impacts on Domestic Security

March 13, 2019

On Saturday, President Ghani once again emphasized on the management and control of the country’s frontier waters on a visit to the Farah province. The president especially spoke ...

Our Degraded Priorities

March 12, 2019

Every society is recognized from the types of its problems and the nature of its values and habits of its people. The great societies of the world that achieved the zenith of development ...