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Burgeoning Insecurity in Afghanistan

Burgeoning Insecurity in Afghanistan

December 01,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

With the intra-Afghan peace talks in limbo in Doha, Qatar, Afghanistan has been experiencing an unprecedented wave of insecurity. Afghan security forces have been bearing ...

Afghanistan: in the eve of second wave of covid-19

Afghanistan: in the eve of second wave of covid-19

December 01,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In parallel to changes in weather conditions, the concerns over second wave of covid-19 have also increased in Afghanistan. According to latest official reports, 283 positive cases ...

The Implication of Identity Crisis on Afghanistan’s National Unity

The Implication of Identity Crisis on Afghanistan’s National Unity

November 30,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The identity issues have been one of very hot topics in recent centuries. Although the history of identity issue could be ascribed simultaneous to the history of human ...

European Strategic Complacency Is Not an Option

European Strategic Complacency Is Not an Option

November 30,2020 | Josep Borrell

Joe Biden’s election as the next president of the United States has raised hopes in Europe of putting the transatlantic relationship back on track. But there can ...

Women Identity Crisis: Root Factors of Violence in Modern Era

Women Identity Crisis:  Root Factors of Violence in Modern Era

November 29,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In recent days, the issues of violence against women was one of the hot topic in the country. According to Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), the physical ...

War and Peace in Bosnia

War and Peace in Bosnia

November 29,2020 | Carl Bildt

At a US Air Force base in Ohio 25 years ago, the European continent’s most devastating war since 1945 came to an end with the Dayton Agreement. After three and ...

Quantitative and Qualitative Review of International Aid in Afghanistan

Quantitative and Qualitative Review of International Aid in Afghanistan

November 28,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In recent days, the international community has renewed their aid with pledging around $12 billion over four coming years while restricted their money to various conditions ...

The G20 Debt Plan Does Not Go Far Enough

The G20 Debt Plan Does Not Go Far Enough

November 28,2020 | By: Shamshad Akhtar, Kevin P. Gallagher, and Ulrich Volz

The COVID-19 crisis has come at the worst possible time for humanity. The poorest countries were already struggling to meet their development goals in the face of cyclones ...

The Republican System in Afghanistan

The Republican System in Afghanistan

November 25,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

After the downfall of Taliban in 2001 in Afghanistan, the country started its journey towards a republican system of government. Bonn Agreement was the first step ...

Protecting Child Workers During the Pandemic

Protecting Child Workers During the Pandemic

November 25,2020 | Jiniya Afroze

It is already apparent that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be uneven, with poorer countries bearing the brunt of the fallout. This includes the 1.2 million children in Bangladesh ...

The Reasons ‘Why intra-Afghan talk is not fruitful in Doha’

The Reasons ‘Why intra-Afghan talk is not fruitful  in Doha’

November 24,2020 | Dawlat Bakhtiari

As America prepares to pull out its military forces from Afghanistan. The country remains at the center of Afghan elites concern. For, Afghanistan is one of the deadliest ...

A Glimpse at Territory of Addicts in Kabul City

A Glimpse at Territory of Addicts in Kabul City

November 24,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Although there is no accurate reports about level of addiction in the country, it is said that around three million people are addicted in Afghanistan while a large number of them have ...

What COVID Is Costing Women

What COVID Is Costing Women

November 23,2020 | Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

Although COVID-19 infections and deaths are surging in many parts of the world, recent announcements of apparently successful vaccine trials have offered a light at the end of the tunnel...

Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy Under Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy Under  Shavkat Mirziyoyev

November 22,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

Like all other Central Asian countries, Uzbekistan faced major challenges after its independence to pursue an effective foreign policy, particularly, in the light of striking ...

Essential Changes Can Commence after Changes in Political Parities

Essential Changes Can Commence after Changes in Political Parities

November 22,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Unluckily, the Afghan traditional political parties failed to play a constructive role in past two decades in the country. Instead of working for the country, they have downgraded ...

Imran Khan’s “Historic” Visit to Kabul!

Imran Khan’s “Historic” Visit to Kabul!

November 21,2020 | Kazim Ali Gulzari

Since 2001, the relation between Pakistan and Afghanistan has remained quivering and the mistake caused trouble not only to a single country but to the region as a whole ...

Civil Society and Its Challenges in Afghanistan

 Civil Society and Its Challenges in Afghanistan

November 21,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Despite ambiguities in definition or concept of civil society, it is possible to draw out a general picture from the current political literature about its importance ...

Imran Khan’s Visit to Afghanistan – An Opportunity to Mark a New Chapter

Imran Khan’s Visit to Afghanistan – An Opportunity to Mark a New Chapter

November 18,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan, is set to visit Afghanistan this week, most probably on November 19. The trip is being made on the invitation of President ...

Millions of people under winter threatening Issues in Afghanistan

Millions of people under winter threatening Issues  in Afghanistan

November 18,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In recent days the local media news quoted from Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) that the upcoming winter could be the coldest in the past 100 years...

Changing perceptions of modern terror techniques

Changing perceptions of modern terror techniques

November 17,2020 | Dr.Rajkumar Singh

In the 1960s national security was perceived as the ability of a nation to protect its internal values from external threats. In the 1990s the notion of national ...

Populism After Trump

Populism After Trump

November 17,2020 | Philippe Legrain

Before he was US president, Donald Trump built a reality-television persona on the catchphrase, “You’re fired.” Now, the American people have fired him...

Mexico reaches 1 million virus cases, nears 100,000 deaths

Mexico reaches 1 million virus cases, nears 100,000 deaths

November 16,2020 |

MEXICO CITY- Mexico on Saturday topped 1 million registered coronavirus cases and nearly 100,000 test-confirmed deaths, though officials agree the number is probably much ...

Islamophobia and its growing Factors in western societies

Islamophobia and its growing Factors in western  societies

November 16,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Islamophobia refers to various prejudicial or irrational behaviors against Islam and Muslims across the world, especially western countries. Based on media news ...

European Strategic Complacency Is Not an Option

European Strategic Complacency Is Not an Option

November 16,2020 | Josep Borrell

Joe Biden’s election as the next president of the United States has raised hopes in Europe of putting the transatlantic relationship back on track...

Role of Afghanistan in the Neighborhood of Rising China

Role of Afghanistan in the Neighborhood of  Rising China

November 15,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

China has experienced a remarkable rise in the international political and economic scenario after the international financial crisis of 2008. Today China is the ...

The Media war and Public Position about It in Afghanistan

The Media war and Public Position about It  in Afghanistan

November 15,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The recent terrorist attack on Kabul University which killed 18 students with an employee and wounded nearly 40 others has raised a lot of questions, public anger and media ...

Security and its typology in Modern Political literature

Security and its typology in Modern Political  literature

November 14,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Security is one of the most complicated concepts in political literature which has been defined in different ways with different types and dimensions. Traditionally ...

Realist and Liberal Traditions in the US Foreign Policy

Realist and Liberal Traditions in the US Foreign Policy

November 14,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

The United States’ (US) foreign policy traditions since the dawn of 20th century can be divided into two broad perspectives — the realist and liberal. The realist ...

What are Fundamental of Challenges of Lasting Peace in Afghanistan?

What are Fundamental of Challenges of Lasting Peace in Afghanistan?

November 12,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

This is about ten years that formal  peace efforts began with the Taliban, no outcome produced yet. It was 2010 that the former Afghan President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai ...

A Safe Retreat from the War on Drugs

A Safe Retreat from the War on Drugs

November 12,2020 | Tlaleng Mofokeng

While the world has been fixated on the results of the presidential election in the United States, less attention has been paid to another outcome of last Tuesday’s vote: significant steps toward ...

Power Politics in Indian Ocean

Power Politics in Indian Ocean

November 11,2020 | Sajjad Aasim

The countries like Russia, India, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan also have their interests in the Indian Ocean and they can prove to be vital players in its power politics...

Afghan People Welcome the Victory of Joe Biden as New US President

Afghan People Welcome the Victory of Joe Biden as New US President

November 10,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

According to the primary vote count results, Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States winning nearly 290 Electoral College votes while his rival Donald Trump won only ...

The Expectations of Afghan people from the new Administration of the United States

The Expectations of Afghan people from the new  Administration of the United States

November 09,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

To the new Administration of the United States:
It has been long time that Doha peace talks with coordination of Khalilzad has produced no outcome other than intensifications ...

How the Taliban chose the bullet over the ballot?

How the Taliban chose the bullet over the ballot?

November 08,2020 | Hussain Yasa

Abstract: Insofar as the Taliban leadership has a vision of the state, it embodies the centralism of the current Afghan state, but with supreme power dominated by the Taliban ....

A Brief Glimpse at C. Christine Fair Research Work: Fighting to the end - the Pakistan Army’s Way of War

A Brief Glimpse at C. Christine Fair Research Work: Fighting to the end - the Pakistan Army’s Way of War

November 07,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Ms. Fair is an American researcher who worked as a Senior Researcher with the Rand Research Institute and also worked in United Nations