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The Nation-State Contract

The Nation-State Contract

October 11, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

No law shall contravene the tenets and provisions of the holy religion of Islam in Afghanistan,” the Constitution states in article 3. Historical facts, social values and...

Characteristics of Great Teachers

Characteristics of Great Teachers

October 11, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Teaching is one of the most complicated, challenging, stressful, time-consuming careers a person can choose to pursue. It demands broad knowledge of subject matter, enthusiasm...

Counterterrorism Needs International Convention

Counterterrorism  Needs International Convention

October 10, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Terrorism is a flaming fire which burn black and white, Muslim and None-Muslim eastern and western, sinful and sinless equally. According to reports, from 1970 to 2016, there...

International Aid Effectiveness in Afghanistan

International Aid Effectiveness in Afghanistan

October 09, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Considering the links between aid effectiveness and security, the effectiveness of aid has a major impact on development, peace and stability in the country. Corruptions, lack...

Taliban – The Product of Social-Political Background

Taliban – The Product of Social-Political Background

October 09, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Taliban’s sudden emergence in 1994, their swift military upshot and strange ideology brought surprise not only to Afghanistan but to the entire world. A number of...

Five Priorities to Boost Afghanistan’s Development

Five Priorities to Boost Afghanistan’s Development

October 08, 2016 | Annette Dixon

Today I joined leaders and representatives from 70 countries and 20 international organizations and agencies at the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan. Together with its development...

Social Stigma and Youth Trouble in South Asia

Social Stigma and Youth Trouble in South Asia

October 08, 2016 | Dwaipayan Regmi

The shame or disgrace attached to something that is unacceptable to society can be regarded as social stigma. Erving Goffman, one of the most influential sociologists of twentieth...

The Protracted War

The Protracted War

October 06, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

The important thing is for the leaders to try to really think about the country and its future, and how to better serve the people. Of course, since it is a political system...

Glance at Relations between Afghanistan and China

Glance at Relations between Afghanistan and China

October 06, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

China has had peaceful and non-aggressive policies in the world particularly in regard to Afghanistan Affairs. Now China is considered the largest foreign investor in Afghanistan...

Unbreakable Laws of Success

Unbreakable Laws of Success

October 05, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

There is no doubt that everyone wants personal success and a happy, healthy life as well achieves financial independence. And everyone wants to make a difference in the world...

The Revolution of Karbala

The Revolution of Karbala

October 05, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Holy Month of Muharram is celebrated annually as a religious ritual in Islamic societies to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Husain (A.S) – the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)...

Saving Afghanistan from the Edge of Failure

Saving Afghanistan from the Edge of Failure

October 04, 2016 | By Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam

In the last two years, Afghanistan has been facing unprecedented challenges. However, several major development projects have initiated, launched or completed. But the...

“Good” Urbanization: An Investment and A Way of Life

“Good” Urbanization: An Investment and A Way of Life

October 04, 2016 | By Dr. Joan Clos

Urbanization is a human process that has led to profound changes in the daily life of more than half of the world population. The way our cities are planned and organized affects...

Factors to Chinese Economic growth

Factors to Chinese Economic growth

October 03, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Why is China Growing So Fast? In 1978, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Deng Xiaoping, initiated the open door policy, a free-market economic reform. The reform...

Peace Agreement with HIA

Peace Agreement with HIA

October 02, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Addressing a ceremony marking the 5th assassination anniversary of former head of High Peace Council (HPC) Professor Burhanuddin Rabbani on Friday, Jihadi leader Abdul Rab Rassoul...

Great Step Towards Democracy Development in Afghanistan

Great Step Towards Democracy Development in Afghanistan

October 01, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

According to international conventions to which Afghanistan is a signatory and according to Article 50 of the Afghan Constitution, “Right to Know” or “Right...

Role of Education in Economic Development

Role of Education in  Economic Development

September 29, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Education in every sense is one of the fundamental factors of economic development. No country can achieve sustainable economic development without substantial investment in...

Legislation – A Panacea for Problems

Legislation – A Panacea for Problems

September 29, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Law is established to ensure social justice and protect the citizens’ fundamental rights namely their rights to life, liberty and estate. In natural state, which is void...

Drastic Changes between Generations

Drastic Changes between Generations

September 28, 2016 | Dilawar Sherzai

There is nothing as permanent as change. And, this phenomenon is true for the entire universe. Wherever there is matter, there is change. The changes in the physical environment...

Role of Teachers in Modern Educational System

Role of Teachers in Modern Educational System

September 27, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The role of teacher in modern educational system is not only imparting merely knowledge to students but also, as a real architect of new generation, responsible to build...

The Futility of Presidential Agenda

The Futility of Presidential Agenda

September 27, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

The security situation has been deteriorated recently and the Taliban fighters gained upper hand in restive provinces. The escalated militancy has filled the air with a sense...

The Adverse Effects of Unemployment

The Adverse Effects of Unemployment

September 26, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

When a person is actively searching for a job, and is unable to find any work this is called unemployment. It can also be defined as a situation where someone of working age is...

A Dose of Solution to Economic Crisis

A Dose of Solution to Economic Crisis

September 25, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Unfortunately the Afghan governments have never been able to optimally exploit the economic potential resources and opportunities have in hand. The long term insecurities...

The Controversy over Peace Talks

The Controversy over Peace Talks

September 25, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Peace talks have been a serious challenge for Afghan administration and came to a standstill in one way or another. The Taliban outfits played a deceptive game and assassinated...

Afghan Women – The Nation’s Flag-bearers

Afghan Women – The Nation’s Flag-bearers

September 24, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Women played a constructive role in the community and the names of heroines are recorded in the history for their active role and heroic acts. Women supported men during wars and...

NUG Facing Fiasco and Illegitimacy Crisis

NUG Facing Fiasco and Illegitimacy Crisis

September 22, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

It seems that Afghan National Unity Government confused with enormous challenges Unprecedented in recent history of this country. They are harshly accused of failing and not...

The Dark Page of History

The Dark Page of History

September 22, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

The deadly episode in Afghanistan’s history reveals the ugly face of the kings’ despotic regimes who ruled under the mask of religion. Afghans’ rights to life...

The Final Steps of Peace Talks with HIA

The Final Steps of Peace Talks with HIA

September 21, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

The peace agreement that is said to be in finalizing steps between government and Gulbuddin Hekmatyar the chief of Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) is not likely to bring significant...

Political Conflicts Will Aggravate the Challenges

Political Conflicts Will Aggravate the Challenges

September 21, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Downplaying the precarious security situation and escalated militancy will deteriorate the status quo. The conflict in government’s machinery and mistrust between...

The Nation’s Cheap Life

The Nation’s Cheap Life

September 20, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

The terror and targeted killings carried out by the militant guerrilla fighters have filled the air with a sense of fear and disappointment. The security situation deteriorates...

The Outcome of Historical Sacrifices

The Outcome of Historical Sacrifices

September 19, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Establishing a nascent democratic system in Afghanistan has been a pyrrhic victory for the nation as streams of blood were spilt and the rights and liberty of the public were...

Incessant Criticism of Ex-President on Arbitrary Attacks

Incessant Criticism of Ex-President on Arbitrary Attacks

September 19, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has sharply criticized new authorities giving the U.S. military greater freedom to fight Taliban insurgents, saying they were a further erosion...

The New Normal; An Ever Increasing Insurgency

The New Normal; An Ever Increasing Insurgency

September 18, 2016 | Naser Koshan

Afghanistan is witnessing an unprecedented stream of Taliban offensive in the last two years, very casual, fragmented insurgent activities confined in certain southern provinces...

North Korea's Nuclear Test

North Korea's Nuclear Test

September 18, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

North Korea conducted its fifth and the biggest nuclear test last week and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile, ratcheting up a threat that...

Talks with HIA

Talks with HIA

September 17, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia

Within the escalated violence and bloodshed, peace talks between the Afghan government and Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar (HIA) come under discussion...