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No Hope for Bombastic Talks

No Hope for Bombastic Talks

November 15, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Taliban insurgents continue militancy with the support of al-Qaeda-linked group. About 45,000 opposition fighters are estimated to be involved in Afghanistan’s...

Stop Terrorism by Stopping Aid

Stop Terrorism by Stopping Aid

November 14, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The recent terrorists attack on German Consulate in Mazar-e-Sharaf, killed six civilians and injured 128, including 19 women, 38 children and damaged 100 homes and shops...

Unending War in Syria

Unending War in Syria

November 13, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Syria is the worst war, the worst humanitarian crisis, the worst displacement crisis, the worst refugee crisis in a generation. So we expect there to be continued, uninterrupted...

Worsening Displacement Crisis in Afghanistan

Worsening Displacement Crisis in Afghanistan

November 12, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Afghans have been suffering nearly 40 years of continuous armed conflict and social disorders. Yet, the country continues to suffer widespread violence, insecurity, poverty, unemployment...

Will Human Rights Alleviate the Men’s Sufferings?

Will Human Rights Alleviate the Men’s Sufferings?

November 10, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Human rights will be practiced in democratic societies, where the individuals tolerate one another irrespective of their racial, sexual or religious backgrounds. In open societies...

Importance of US Election for other Nations

Importance of US Election for other Nations

November 09, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

American engagement in many countries has made the US elections important throughout the world. Media outlets virtually all over the world cover the contentious election, and its results...

Insecurity Crisis Undermined Social and Economic Activities

Insecurity Crisis Undermined Social and Economic Activities

November 08, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Kabul is immersed in successive and paralyzing social and political crisis unprecedented in last 15 years. The Afghan capital is inundated with organized criminal gangs who...

The Dystopian World

The Dystopian World

November 08, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Man’s megalomania and egotism led to war and violence throughout the history. Dictatorial regimes sought to eradicate their political opponents so as to keep their positions...

Solutions to Administrative Corruption

Solutions to Administrative Corruption

November 07, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Administrative Corruption, as a biggest challenge after war, is the main hurdle to the wellbeing, stability and tranquillity in Afghanistan. Billions of dollars in development and...

The World Needs Divine Savior

The World Needs Divine Savior

November 06, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Unfortunately, we live in a world of growing injustice, oppression, ruthlessness, humanitarian crisis and disorders! Power and dangerous weapons are in the hand of some greedy and wolves-likely...

Gender Discrimination

Gender Discrimination

November 05, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghan women suffered under cultural restrictions and public traditions. They were left at the mercy of discriminations on the grounds of their sex and deemed an inferior creature. Their rights and...

Suffering under Democracy?

Suffering under Democracy?

November 03, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

The gap between state and nation has widened and there is a sense of deep mistrust in the air. On the one hand, the exchange of harsh rhetoric among political figures and on the other hand, reports about...

Intolerance leads to Fratricide

Intolerance leads to Fratricide

November 02, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

There is a fascinating little story that is preserved for us in Greek literature about Ulysses and the Sirens. The Sirens had the ability to sing so sweetly that sailors could not resist steering toward their...

New Wave of Violence Against Journalist

New Wave of Violence Against Journalist

November 02, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

In spite of the media’s rapid growth since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Afghan journalists and editors have been facing serious threats and challenges imposed by insurgent groups while the local...

High Birthrate Causing High Death Rate

High Birthrate Causing High Death Rate

November 01, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Afghanistan is on the 11th highest birth rate in the world, and also the highest birth rate in non-African countries. The first country with the highest birth rate is Niger, a western African country...

The Weakest Example of Leadership

The Weakest Example of Leadership

October 31, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Last year, in the same days, a survey conducted among a nationally representative sample of 2,500 adults across all of the country's 34 provinces. It found that nearly 81% of people are dissatisfied with...

Food effect: we are What we Eat

Food effect: we are What we Eat

October 30, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

For thousands of years, people have believed that food could influence their health, personality and well-being. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, once said: “Let your food be your medicine...

A Surge in Sectarianism

A Surge in Sectarianism

October 30, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Sectarian violence is one of the most serious issues being practiced by the radical militants in both Afghanistan and Pakistan and people are killed on the grounds of their caste, creed and color...

Effects of Education

Effects of Education

October 29, 2016 | Ahmad Shah Karimi

Education is an effort of the senior people to transfer their knowledge to the younger members of society. It is thus an insti­tution, which plays a vital role in integrating an individual with his society...

How to Heal the ‘Bleeding Wound’?

How to Heal the ‘Bleeding Wound’?

October 27, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghan nation has suffered painfully within present and past war and civil unrests. The regimes which menaced Afghans’ religious values, ethical code and cultural norms encountered public resistance...

Opium Fueling War and Crime in Afghanistan

Opium Fueling War and Crime in Afghanistan

October 27, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Since 2001, the production of opium in the country has increased by 40 times fueling organized war, crime and widespread bloodshed throughout the country. Afghanistan’s opium poppy production goes...

Putting Pressure on Taliban

Putting Pressure on Taliban

October 25, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Following the ebb and flow of peace talks between Afghan government and the Taliban, the talks have resurfaced in national and international media. Meanwhile, the civilian fatalities increased on a...

Kabul: Irritating and Dangerous Traffic

Kabul: Irritating and Dangerous Traffic

October 25, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Kabul is the axis of political, commercial, cultural, educational and social life in Afghanistan and the fifth fastest growing city in the world. Because of insufficient basic services and lack of a decentralized...

Prioritizing Education

Prioritizing Education

October 24, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Despite some progresses, there is a wide gap between the quality of the Afghan education system comparing to regional and global standards. With 31 percent the country retains one of the lowest literacy...

Afghanistan: The Most Dangerous Place to Live

Afghanistan: The Most Dangerous Place to Live

October 23, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Afghanistan is one of the most dangerous places in the world to live a healthy life. Due to poor quality health care services the wealthier choose to seek care in other countries but the poorer have to...

ISKP Foments Sectarianism

ISKP Foments Sectarianism

October 23, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Sectarian violence has been stoked by terrorist networks in Afghanistan and a number of individuals are killed on the grounds of their sect and beliefs. The insurgents spill the blood of men and women...

Prospects of Poverty and Income Inequality in Afghanistan

Prospects of Poverty and Income Inequality in Afghanistan

October 22, 2016 | Farzana Rashid Rahimi

Inequality of income is a global phenomenon that has attracted a lot of attention across the word, especially in developing nations. In broader terms, inequality has many aspects but...

Will Peace Talks lead to Peace?

Will Peace Talks lead to Peace?

October 20, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Following the peace agreement with Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the escalated militancy and combatant and non-combatant casualties continued unabated despite the fact that Gulbuddin called...

Low Quality Medicines

Low Quality Medicines

October 19, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The availability of quality pharmaceutical products is critical to promoting and maintaining public health. This is particularly important in impoverished, insecure, countries...

Who is Responsible?

Who is Responsible?

October 18, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

I would say that the most fundamental challenge is security. Security actually affects all activities of life in Afghanistan. After the drawdown of the international forces...

Man is the Creator of his own Fortune

Man is the Creator of his own Fortune

October 18, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

No one can do what a person himself can do for his life. Fortune of a man depends upon his own self; he can make or ruin something as he wishes. In other words, the destiny of...

Educational System in Germany

Educational System in Germany

October 17, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Germany is one the world pioneers in ranking best educational system. Studies show that Germany has a much higher percentage of high-quality performance than many advanced countries...

When Law is not Respected

When Law is not Respected

October 16, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Parliament is considered the beating heart of democracy and established to protect the rights and dignity of a nation and decentralize the power of state. Members of Parliament...

Reconsidering Polices!

Reconsidering Polices!

October 16, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Alexander Mantytskiy, the Russian envoy to Kabul, last Wednesday said the United States and NATO have failed in their mission to ensure security and rid the country of terrorists...

The Epic Movement of Imam Hussain (A.S)

The Epic Movement of Imam Hussain (A.S)

October 15, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

The revolution of Karbala has many aspects to be pondered upon. Imam Hussain (A.S) refused to pledge allegiance to the corrupt regime of Yazid and preferred a glorious death...