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We are ‘Part of the Whole’

We are ‘Part of the Whole’

March 30, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

A human being is part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. We experience ourselves, our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of...

“Freedom is not the Absence of Restraints”

“Freedom is not the Absence of Restraints”

March 29, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

The formation of states in human history has been convened by the concept that needs and rights of human beings should be safeguarded. In order to make sure that they have a better living, the...

The Escalated Militancy in Iraq and Syria

The Escalated Militancy in Iraq and Syria

March 28, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Syria’s interminable war resulted in large-scale casualties and destruction. Syrians are left at the mercy of violence which stems from men’s megalomania and radical...

Class Discrepancy

Class Discrepancy

March 26, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

The social and political changes in Afghanistan have been able to cast diverse effects on Afghan society. Among different changes the stratification of society into rich and power classes is a...

Tendency Towards Crime

Tendency Towards Crime

March 25, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

When you see a broken chair, a sandal next to it, and drops of blood on the ground, you will think that a crime has been committed. Crime is part of life in a society and every one fears to be...

Terrorism Leads to Growing Rift

Terrorism Leads to Growing Rift

March 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The recent spike in militancy has triggered a sense of mistrust between Afghan-Pak officials. Following the attack in Lahore and Sehwan, Islamabad claimed that the militants held sanctuaries in...

Where Has All the Water Gone?

Where Has All the Water Gone?

March 20, 2017 | Yasmin Siddiqi

We live on a parched planet. Farmers till arid pastureland, and policymakers fret over empty reservoirs, dry rivers, and thirsty cities. And that only scratches the surface – literally – of the...

Today’s Society; Basic Requirements are Missing

Today’s Society; Basic Requirements are Missing

March 19, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

The societies and states that have been formed in today’s world, though have evolved with the passage of time, still possess dominant shortcomings. These shortcomings if not met on...

Individuals and Institutions

Individuals and Institutions

March 18, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

With the evolution of state and politics, there has been a movement from personality-centered structures and setups to the institutional-led structures. A thorough study of...

Terrorism Leads to Growing rift

Terrorism Leads to Growing rift

March 18, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The recent spike in militancy has triggered a sense of mistrust between Afghan-Pak officials. Following the attack in Lahore and Sehwan, Islamabad claimed that the militants held...

Syria’s Conflict Leads to Unabated Sufferings

Syria’s Conflict Leads to Unabated Sufferings

March 16, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The tragic incidents and heart-wrenching stories make frequent headlines on national and international newspapers and people are affected, all around the globe, by conflict and militancy in...

Basic Requirement

Basic Requirement

March 15, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

Human beings are fortunate that they are blessed with variety of energy resources that have enabled them to live their lives on the planet Earth. It is because of these energy sources that human...

The Unending Conflict of Syria

The Unending Conflict of Syria

March 14, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The members of the Security Council looked forward to the early resumption of the intra-Syrian negotiations and encouraged the Syrian parties to return to talks in good faith and to engage...

Parliamentary Elections!

Parliamentary Elections!

March 13, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Election is a democratic movement which makes a significant landmark in a community. The citizens, who have been marginalized to decide on political issues, are supposed to play their...

Ultimate Motive should be to Save Humanity

Ultimate Motive should be to Save Humanity

March 12, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

Human beings, in the struggle for their survival, have gone to every possible extreme. They, both individually and in the form of some groups, have proved the Darwin's Theory of "Struggle...

ISIL Continues Militancy

ISIL Continues Militancy

March 11, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Following the deadly attacks in Pakistan, on February 16, which killed and wounded more than two hundred people, the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant(ISIL) carried out...

Women’s Day – Meaningless for Afghan Women

Women’s Day – Meaningless for Afghan Women

March 09, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The 8th of March was celebrated as International Women’s Day across the world, but does it matter for Afghan women? The rights of women have been a controversial issue and Afghan...

Women can Play A Greater Role in Realizing South Asia’s Potential

Women can Play A Greater Role in Realizing South Asia’s Potential

March 08, 2017 | Annette Dixon

Roqia Ali is proud to be attending the Daricha-e-Noor or ‘Window of Knowledge” school in Kabul. She aspires to be a doctor and is proud that she is learning to read...

Vulnerability to ISIL’s Toxic Ideology

Vulnerability to ISIL’s Toxic Ideology

March 07, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

One will be shaken up with the tragic incidents resulted from war and violence. Warring factions play highly destructive role and target civilians and soldiers indiscriminately without...

Socio-economic Progress and Frustration

Socio-economic Progress and Frustration

March 06, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

Capitalism has always been in controversy because it has been a class-based system. The presence of three major economic classes in the system has always kept the discussions among the...

Socio-economic Progress and Frustration

Socio-economic Progress and Frustration

March 06, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

Capitalism has always been in controversy because it has been a class-based system. The presence of three major economic classes in the system has always kept the discussions among the...

The Deteriorating Diplomatic Ties

The Deteriorating Diplomatic Ties

March 05, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

The weary war against terrorism brought with itself different sorts of influences and impacts on the lives of people in Afghanistan, South Asian region and U.S. in particular and...

Counter-insurgency Mechanism

Counter-insurgency Mechanism

March 04, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Reeling from the death of Mullah Abdul Salam, the Taliban elements seek to intensify their attacks. A series of suicide attacks have been occurred recently across the country, mainly in...

No Panacea for Bleeding Wounds?

No Panacea for Bleeding Wounds?

March 02, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The flagrant violation of human rights and dignity is a stain on the collective conscience. Streams of blood have been shed and unmitigated war and violence led to large casualties...

Alternative Politics of Renewal

Alternative Politics of Renewal

March 01, 2017 | Yossef Ben-Meir

What does it look like when the local approach to achieving sustainable development projects guides not just how we govern, but is also strategically implemented by candidates to help...

Our Soldiers – Our National Heroes

Our Soldiers – Our National Heroes

February 28, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Combating terrorism, Afghan soldiers paid high sacrifices and triggered an outpouring of national grief. Warring factions, mainly the Taliban guerilla fighters, are widely involved in...

Political System is a Dynamic Phenomenon

Political System is a Dynamic Phenomenon

February 27, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

From the very earlier states the nature of political systems was not the same as they are today. Throughout the history of statehood, human beings have experienced different sorts of...

Geneva Talks – A Gleam of Hope

Geneva Talks – A Gleam of Hope

February 26, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Terrorism fills the air with a strong sense of fear. Life has turned cheap everywhere. Bloodcurdling incidents trigger an outpouring of grief and disappointment. Women and...

Alignment of Afghan Women with Women’s March in January

Alignment of Afghan Women with Women’s March in January

February 25, 2017 | Simin Haidery

Protests during presidential inauguration in United States has been prevalent since inaugural ceremony of President Nixon in 1973. Even during inauguration of Barack Obama back in 2009 there were...

Good Teaching Practices

Good Teaching Practices

February 23, 2017 | Saikat Kumar Basu

Teachers teach different subjects in their class rooms or in the laboratories and libraries; conduct exams and class tests, field trips; and even do research works with their students...

Obstacles before Afghan Women

Obstacles before Afghan Women

February 23, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghan women suffer severe violence and their rights and dignity are violated in some ways. The outpouring of pain and anguish of Afghan women continues and they are still the inferior creature...

Terrorism – A Common Enemy

Terrorism – A Common Enemy

February 22, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The issue of terrorism has changed into a bone of contention between Kabul and Islamabad and the mutual relations hit rock bottom following the deadly attack in the southern Sindh...

US-Russia Relations under President Trump (Second Part)

US-Russia Relations under  President Trump (Second Part)

February 21, 2017 | Naser Koshan

Both Russia and the US hold the world’s largest nuclear stockpile, any mishaps in dealing with each other potentially alarms catastrophic consequences for the rest of the...

Breaking the Shackles of Interest and Usury (Second Part)

Breaking the Shackles of Interest and Usury (Second Part)

February 21, 2017 | Dr. Faisal Ali

The major religions of the world deplore, condemn and prohibit interest in all its forms. The Manu Smriti of Hinduism categorically expresses sentiments for contempt of usury in chapter...

US-Russia Relations under President Trump

US-Russia Relations under  President Trump

February 20, 2017 | Naser Koshan

Though US president Trump and Russian president Putin have not met officially, but the bromance between the two is already the talk of the town as much as it is a myth considering the...