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Message of Historical Revolution

Message of Historical Revolution

August 15,2021 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Holy Month of Muharram is celebrated annually among Muslims to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Husain (A.S) and his companions whose blood was spilt in the scorching desert of ...

The Tusk Effect

The Tusk Effect

August 15,2021 | Sławomir Sierakowski

In July, Donald Tusk, the former European Council president who previously served as Poland’s prime minister from 2007 to 2014, returned to Polish politics. Many voters ...

Three Paths for Counterterrorism after the Afghanistan Withdrawal

Three Paths for Counterterrorism after  the Afghanistan Withdrawal

August 14,2021 | William F. Wechsler

The US military intervention in Afghanistan began in the crucible of terrorism. Twenty years later, as US forces withdraw from the country and the Taliban go on the offensive ...

Humanitarian Crises Not Shocking to the Globe?

Humanitarian Crises Not Shocking to the Globe?

August 14,2021 | Hujjatullah Zia

If the Taliban leadership declared ceasefire and reduced violence, neither of the warring sides would sustain the heavy casualties. The escalated violence inflicted heavy casualties ...

Pakistan’s Strategy in Afghanistan: Dimensions and Challenges

Pakistan’s Strategy in Afghanistan: Dimensions and Challenges

August 11,2021 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh

The independent Pakistan found a golden opportunity to enter in Afghan politics and society openly when in December 1979 the Soviet Army intervened in Afghanistan and installed ...

Afghans’ Voice Must Be Heard

Afghans’ Voice Must Be Heard

August 11,2021 | Sattar Soroush

Afghanistan situation is deteriorating. The country’s future is uncertain and the last two decade’s achievements are really at stake, achievements that are too much precious ...

How Russia, China, and Iran will shape Afghanistan’s future

How Russia, China, and Iran will shape  Afghanistan’s future

August 10,2021 | By: Nilofar Sakhi

A new phase of regional cooperation is in bloom following US President Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021 ...

Why Violation of Women’s Rights is no More Shocking to the World?

Why Violation of Women’s Rights is no  More Shocking to the World?

August 09,2021 | Hujjatullah Zia

Violence against women and girls is a problem of pandemic proportions. It is said that at least one in three women in the world has suffered from violence, usually by someone...

Are Central Banks to Blame for Rising Inequality?

Are Central Banks to Blame for  Rising Inequality?

August 09,2021 | Kenneth Rogoff

Judging by the number of times phrases such as “equitable growth” and “the distributional footprint of monetary policy” appear in central ...

Don’t lose Afghanistan

Don’t lose Afghanistan

August 08,2021 | By: James Cunningham, Hugo Llorens, Ronald Neumann, Richard Olson, and Earl Anthony Wayne

Staging a major military offensive. Ignoring calls for peace negotiations. Threatening women and executing prisoners and civilians...

Strategy for Creating and Maintaining National Unity in Afghanistan

Strategy for Creating and Maintaining  National Unity in Afghanistan

August 07,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Along with the Taliban military advances and repeated war crimes, most political figures and people have called for the establishment and maintenance of national unity in Afghanistan...

Apocalypse When?

Apocalypse When?

August 07,2021 | Diane Coyle

In his elegiac memoir The World of Yesterday, which he wrote while in exile from the Nazis, the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig observed that most people cannot comprehend the prospect ...

Environmental Pollution – Common Threat to the World

Environmental Pollution – Common  Threat to the World

August 04,2021 | Hujjatullah Zia

Ecological protection at national and international level is a highly significant issue. The live of people are at the mercy of environmental and industrial pollution ...

How Can Bangladesh Take Part in the Development Process in Afghanistan?

How Can Bangladesh Take Part in the  Development Process in Afghanistan?

August 04,2021 | MD Pathik Hasan

Bangladesh and Afghanistan both situated in South Asia geographically. They share a common regional platform like SAARC. There are some harmonies between Afghanistan in sphere of religion ...

Will China Kick Its Coal Habit?

Will China Kick Its Coal Habit?

August 03,2021 | Daniel K. Gardner

NORTHAMPTON, MA – China is stuck between a fossil fuel-dependent past and a future powered by renewable energy. The country today generates 53% of the world’s coal-fired power...

Blame Game Will be Counterproductive

Blame Game Will be Counterproductive

August 03,2021 |

On the surface, it seemed that Kabul and Islamabad would cultivate a friendly relations as Afghan-Pak officials had high-level exchanges. But harsh rhetoric and blame game resumed ...

A Dose of Solution to End the Disputes between Afghan Government and Media Community

A Dose of Solution to End the Disputes between  Afghan Government and Media Community

August 02,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Although the dispute between democratic governments and the media community is a normal issue, the disputes between the government and media community of Afghanistan are growing serious...

A Big Step Forward for Global Tax Justice

A Big Step Forward for Global Tax Justice

August 02,2021 | Josep Borrell and Paolo Gentiloni

Multilateralism has been on the defensive in recent years. In a global setting that is more multipolar than multilateral, competition between states seems to prevail over ...

Editing the Taliban’s picture is condemned in Failure

Editing the Taliban’s picture is  condemned in Failure

August 01,2021 | Sattar Soroush

By providing the Al-Qaeda Network with a safe haven, the Taliban caused the United States and the rest of the world being witnessed with the September 11 incident...

A US-Russia Deal on Afghanistan?

A US-Russia Deal on Afghanistan?

August 01,2021 | Djoomart Otorbaev

During their June 16 Geneva summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly offered US President Joe Biden the use of Russian military bases in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan ...

The Moral and Legal Responsibility of the United Nations about the puzzle of Afghanistan

The Moral and Legal Responsibility of the United  Nations about the puzzle of Afghanistan

July 31,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Although mediating and resolving disputes between hostile groups and countries is one of the most important responsibilities of the United Nations, this organization has played no ...

Negotiation Profile of Afghanistan: A Reality Check and Beyond

Negotiation Profile of Afghanistan: A Reality  Check and Beyond

July 31,2021 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh

The official engagement and signing of an agreement with Taliban by the United States of America on February 29, 2020, without involving any other stakeholders has made it a valid ...

Covid-19 and its Impacts on Economic Relations between Afghanistan and India (part 1)

Covid-19 and its Impacts on Economic Relations  between Afghanistan and India (part 1)

July 28,2021 | Written by: Mohammad Jawad Mohaddesi / Translated by: Mohammad Zahir Akbari

According to one of Wikipedia’s most authoritative scientific and research sources, the coronavirus was discovered in the 1960s, but the formal libertine of the Covid-19 ...

Globalization Strikes Back

Globalization Strikes Back

July 28,2021 | Richard Haass

The summer of 2021 has come to be largely defined by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and accelerating climate change. Both are manifestations of ...

Why the Taliban Cannot Win the War?

Why the Taliban Cannot Win the War?

July 27,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Although the Taliban have had rapid advances in winning the battlefield and capturing about 200 districts throughout the country, they failed in winning the heart of the people...

How to Strengthen Anti-Poverty Efforts

How to Strengthen Anti-Poverty Efforts

July 27,2021 | Shameran Abed

From 1990 to 2019, the number of people living in extreme poverty (according to the World Bank threshold of $1.90 per day) plummeted, from 1.9 billion to 648 million...

Why International Community Watching Taliban’s Violence?

Why International Community Watching  Taliban’s Violence?

July 26,2021 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Taliban are purportedly involved in large-scale killings of Afghan civilians, seeking to impose their warped mind on people with the barrel of gun. The militant fighters ...

Afghanistan: Possible Stakes for India, Taliban and Pakistan

Afghanistan: Possible Stakes for India, Taliban and Pakistan

July 26,2021 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh Professor

For more than four decades the country Afghanistan has been a playground for super and regional powers and is now on the verge of being free from foreign forces on its soil ...

Taliban Show no Gesture of Goodwill or Signal for Peace

Taliban Show no Gesture of Goodwill or Signal for Peace

July 25,2021 | Hujjatullah Zia

The recent statements of Suhail Shaheen, a member of the Taliban negotiating team, about agreement over Afghanistan’s future political structure before declaration ...

How to Reach Net Zero

How to Reach Net Zero

July 25,2021 | Helen Mountford and Mauricio Cárdenas

The science is clear: to avoid the most damaging effects of climate change, the world must reach net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions around mid-century. That means reducing human-caused ...

The Implications of Covid-19 on Economic Relations between Afghanistan and India (part 2)

The Implications of Covid-19 on Economic Relations between Afghanistan and India (part 2)

July 24,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In the previous part of this article, it was theoretically explained how the outbreak of covid-19 has damaged today’s interdependent economic relations of the countries including ...

Whither the US-German Relationship?

Whither the US-German Relationship?

July 24,2021 | Joschka Fischer

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s farewell visit to the White House this month offers an ideal opportunity to reflect on the state of US-German relations...

Why Afghans Welcome Turkey in Afghanistan?

Why Afghans Welcome Turkey  in Afghanistan?

July 18,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Before everything, we need to know a bit about Turkey and that the geography of Turkey with 814578 square kilometers situated in Southeast Europe and Northwest Asia bordered with ...

Putin’s Dangerous Ukraine Narrative

Putin’s Dangerous Ukraine Narrative

July 18,2021 | Anders Åslund

Russian President Vladimir Putin is obsessed with Ukraine – or, rather, with pretending that Ukraine doesn’t exist. In his annual call-in show on June 30, he claimed that ...

The Economic Implications of the Taliban Advances in Afghanistan

The Economic Implications of the Taliban  Advances in Afghanistan

July 17,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

As everyone is aware after the rapid advance of the Taliban, the siege and area under the control of the government are hurriedly declining. In addition to taking the control ...