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Media – The Fourth Pillar of Democracy

Media – The Fourth Pillar of Democracy

May 24, 2017 | Abdul Hamid Arifi

Access to news and information is the individuals’ fundamental right in a society. Citizens are entitled to have access to national and international news. Curtailing this right will be...

Diversity – Bone of Contention or Bond of Affection?

Diversity – Bone of Contention or  Bond of Affection?

May 24, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Maintaining the bond of an intimate community is possible through practicing tolerance and the spirit of brotherhood. Tolerance seems to be the glue that holds the multi-ethnic nation...

Afghanistan and Possibility of Technocratic State

Afghanistan and Possibility of Technocratic State

May 23, 2017 | Mohammad Ishaq Arifi

Since Afghanistan is a multi-ethnic country with various racial, cultural, religious and linguistic groups, the type of government will put a significant effect on social and economic...

Renaissance of the Central Bank in Afghanistan

Renaissance of the Central Bank in Afghanistan

May 23, 2017 | T.V.Rajesh

The Vision and Mission of any Central Bank in the world will be more or less the same, and will hurtle towards predictable variants like price stability and economic growth. The true...

The Flagrant Violation of Children’s Rights

The Flagrant Violation of Children’s Rights

May 22, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Children remain vulnerable not only in Afghanistan but around the globe. Their rights are violated to a great extent. They have been exploited in industries, movies, public places and homes...

The Aspects and Structures of Reforming in Judicial Institutions

The Aspects and Structures of Reforming in Judicial Institutions

May 22, 2017 | Zia Danish

Afghan government and international community underline the law enforcement and justice for providing utopia. Implementing law is considered the mainstay of a strong strategy for protecting...

Solution to Insurgency

Solution to Insurgency

May 21, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The widespread violence in Afghanistan fills the air with a sense of disappointment. The graph of casualty remains high and there is no remedy for the bleeding wound of Afghan nation...

Partition will be a Disaster for Syria

Partition will be a Disaster for Syria

May 20, 2017 | Manish Rai

Since the creation of de-escalation zones inside Syria with Russia, Iran and Turkey as guarantors the talks for partition of the country is gaining momentum. This idea of de-jure partition...

Culture in China

Culture in China

May 18, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Chinese state and nation pay especial heed to culture and history. Theaters and fashion shows seek to show culture and tradition to tourists from around the world. The priceless...

Is Equality Attainable?

Is Equality Attainable?

May 17, 2017 | Dilawar Sherzai

Human beings, living in today’s world of ours, seem to be losing contentment and satisfaction. There are many incidents taking place in different parts of world that depict that...

Ethnocentrism – A Menace to National Solidarity

Ethnocentrism – A Menace  to National Solidarity

May 15, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Ethnocentrism will lead to violence and dismantle a nation. A peaceful life is possible when a nation does not view the society from the lens of ethnicity. In tribal structures, ethnic...

Women’s Dignity

Women’s Dignity

May 14, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Nothing and no one else in this world deserves to see even the nails of the feet of a girl. Nakedness is a disease of our time. I am old and my words might sound funny. But me, your...

BRF Promotes Win-win Cooperation for China and Afghanistan

BRF Promotes Win-win Cooperation for China and Afghanistan

May 13, 2017 | Yaojing

China will host the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing from 14 to 15 May 2017, with the aim of discussing ways to address problems of global and...

Corruption and Politics of Transition Period 2

Corruption and Politics of Transition Period 2

May 11, 2017 | Mohammad Hedayat

While according to Fukuyama’s theory and this article are having deep political roots, as it was offered in the first part of this article, it is necessary to offer political solutions...

People – ‘Your Brethren in Religion or in Kind’

People – ‘Your Brethren in Religion or in Kind’

May 11, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently...

Corruption and Politics of Transition Period

Corruption and Politics of Transition Period

May 10, 2017 | Mohammad Hedayat

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has recently issued a report on corruption in Afghanistan. The report says that the Afghan government had considerable progress...

Afghan Women and Need for Widespread Discourse

Afghan Women and Need for Widespread Discourse

May 09, 2017 | Horriah Bayani

Within the last two decades, Afghan women have been the casualty of great changes and several incidents. Women were restricted within the four walls without the right to get education two...

Populism – A Threat to Existing Order

Populism – A Threat to Existing Order

May 09, 2017 | Mohammad Urozgani

Populism, an emotional issue which is in conflict with reason, is a widespread plague across the human society. It is detrimental to social order. Populism is replete with part of society...

Government and Cases of Violence against Journalists

Government and Cases of Violence against Journalists

May 08, 2017 | Syed Asif Husaini

War and violence hamper progress in many fields in Afghanistan including the media. The media staffs, alike other citizens, suffer from violence more than anything else. The ground of...

Wars in North Should be Taken Serious

Wars in North Should be Taken Serious

May 07, 2017 | Mohammad Sarwar Jawadi

Seeking news, reports, officials’ statements, newspapers and social media, I have found out no more than the pain and shouts of some individuals on Facebook and reports in foreign...

Peace Remains Elusive

Peace Remains Elusive

May 07, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Despite peace agreement signed between Afghan government and Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) – mostly known as Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin – in September 2016, the insurgency did not...

The North Korean Dilemma

The North Korean Dilemma

May 06, 2017 | Naser Koshan

North Korea is one of the most reclusive countries in the world. The sole remnant of the Cold War era, the Kim dynasty has ruled the country with an iron fist since the Korean War. North...

Freedom of Expression

Freedom of Expression

May 04, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Freedom is men’s natural and inalienable right. People are free to speak what they have in their mind – which is called freedoms of thought and expression. One has to raise their...

Twists of Purple Flowers

Twists of Purple Flowers

May 04, 2017 | Mohammad Eshaq Arifi

Nowadays the purple flowers of poppy have embellished the desert of southern Afghanistan more beautifully than its brown sherbet does, which has given twists to the policy towards opium...

Hekmatyar – A Notable Figure

Hekmatyar – A Notable Figure

May 03, 2017 | Mohammad Sarwar Jawadi

Afghanistan’s peace agreement with the emir of Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has led to controversial debates and triggered anti and pro-HIA feelings...

Hekmatyar in the Spotlight

Hekmatyar in the Spotlight

May 02, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Signing peace agreement with Afghan government, the head of Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has entered the country. His return triggered mixed feelings among Afghan...

Peace and Need for New Approach in Religious Knowledge

Peace and Need for New Approach in Religious Knowledge

May 02, 2017 | Mohammad Eshaq Arifi

Peace, which is a serious need in Islamic world mainly in Afghanistan, is in need of the political evolution in educational system in elementary and higher levels. The dictation of...

Afghanistan’s Water Management – A Bright Future of Self-Sufficiency

Afghanistan’s Water Management – A Bright Future of Self-Sufficiency

May 01, 2017 | Zia Danish

From 1960s, struggles were made for utilizing water which were hampered by war. Within the last decade and half, Afghan state and nation have resumed the plan to manage this unique asset...

Displaying Power through Violence and Bloodshed

Displaying Power through Violence and Bloodshed

April 30, 2017 | Qurban Ali Ansari

Being defeated in battles, the Taliban militants have targeted public places and military bases within recent months with a sense of revenge. The Taliban fighters are unable to have...

History – An Eye-opener for the Nation

History – An Eye-opener for the Nation

April 30, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghanistan’s historical ebb and flow led to political upheaval. A large number of factions played role in civil unrests pursuing various objectives. Streams of blood were shed...

The Consequence and Solution for Child Marriage

The Consequence and Solution  for Child Marriage

April 27, 2017 | Zia Danish

Marriage has certain rules and regulations in Islam and other Abrahamic religions for establishing a sound community and cherishing sound generation. Getting marriage will not achieve...

The Relentless Violation of Human Rights

The Relentless Violation of Human Rights

April 27, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The heart-wrenching picture of three-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi, who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea on September 02, 2015, reflected the pains and sufferings of Syrian nation...

Peace and Sustainable Community

Peace and Sustainable Community

April 26, 2017 | Mohammad Eshaq Arifi

One of the main purposes of the United Nation for development is peace, justice and sustainable community. This was also a key issue for Afghanistan National Youth Symposium which came...

Parliament: Center for Rational Discussions or Routine Intimidations

Parliament: Center for Rational Discussions or Routine Intimidations

April 26, 2017 | Naser Koshan

In this day and age, legislatures are meant to be venues for indulging in rational debates, maintaing decency and self-esteem among members. A pragmatic and forward thinking...

The Growing Mistrust

The Growing Mistrust

April 25, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Following the Friday’s deadly attacks on a military base in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghan MPs lashed out at Pakistan. The attack, which killed and wounded hundreds of Afghan soldiers, outraged...