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The cause and consequences of women addiction in Afghanistan
December 03,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Nowadays, drug addiction is one of the most important problems which challenge many of the world countries, especially Afghanistan. In recent years, this ominous phenomenon ...
The Makings of a “Geopolitical” European Commission
December 03,2019 | Mark Leonard
Ursula von der Leyen will finally take office as president of the European Commission. She has promised ...
Women and Children as the main victims of War in Afghanistan
December 02,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
After many years of insecurity and economic instability combined with rise of addition, Afghanistan is considered to be among the most dangerous geography for children and women!
The Power of Green Public Finance
December 02,2019 | Werner Hoyer
Policymakers and pundits have been wringing their hands over the crises afflicting the European Union, arguing that it is falling behind in confronting major threats to its long ...
The Role and Importance of Human Rights Laws
December 01,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Human rights are as important as it may override any enacted laws and regulation in national and international level. Human rights are commonly considered as inalienable and fundamental ...
Why We Strike Again
December 01,2019 | Greta Thunberg
For more than a year, children and young people from around the world have been striking for the climate. We launched a movement that defied all expectations, with millions ...
Why Democracy is not Successful in Third World Countries
November 30,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Undoubtedly democracy is the most important factor in stabilization and development of third world countries, but it has not produced a good result in Afghanistan. . .
Climate Adaptation Now
November 30,2019 | Emma Navarro
AS world leaders gather in Madrid for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25), they must address more than future targets for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions...
Relevant nuclear safety measures of South Asia
November 28,2019 | Rajkumar Singh
Nuclear proliferation in the sub-continent, has led to South Asia’s Cold War, ideationally rooted in collective memory and materially underpinned by the dynamics ...
Democracy Ensures Equal Opportunities
November 28,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
The word Democracy traces back to the Greek words demos, meaning “people,” and kratia, meaning “power or government”. According to a very ...
Chinese Contribution to Afghanistan Obvious to All
November 27,2019 | Ambassador Wang Yu
It is my great honour to serve as Chinese ambassador to Afghanistan. Since taking office, I have spent most of my time meeting friends from all walks of life. I have deeply felt ...
Alliances Under Stress: South Korea, Japan and the United States
November 27,2019 | Marcus Noland
Rising diplomatic tensions between South Korea and Japan are putting American security interests at risk. Yet the United States government appears detached, unable to facilitate ...
Health Concerns over Rise of Air-Pollution in Winter Season
November 26,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
In the eve of winter seasons, Kabul residents are concerned about air-pollution emitted as a result of heating household in the winter season. In past years, coal fuel pollution ...
The EU Must Recognize Palestine
November 26,2019 | Daoud Kuttab
The United States may have just obliterated any remaining hope for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s declaration ...
Why Afghanistan Shall Learn from Economic Development of China’s Xinjiang
November 25,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia
No place tells the story of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) better in practice than China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, bordering eight countries including ...
Uniting through South Asian Games
November 25,2019 | Dwaipayan Regmi
Sports does not have a language. They don’t have any words. Or, there is nothing communicable within sports - but it unites people. It doesn’t matter whether you are Islam ...
Relevance of Secular Traditions in South Asian Context
November 24,2019 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh
In the post-independence era, with secularism laid down in the constitution, which the Muslim community’s elected representatives unanimously ...
Islamic State in Afghanistan: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
November 24,2019 | Samiullah Doorandesh
It was undoubtedly a major strategic blunder of ISIS to opt Afghanistan as their base for recruitment and recuperation. They were never welcomed here. The US forces ...
Will the Prisoners Swap Push the Peace Process Forward?
November 23,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Three years ago, two professors of American University of Afghanistan were abducted from Kabul, capital city. Since then, many efforts have been made to release the professors ...
Putin Means Money
November 23,2019 | Nina L. Khrushcheva
In her 2014 book Putin’s Kleptocracy, the late Karen Dawisha argued that the key to understanding Vladimir Putin’s Russia is money. While Putin was selling stories ...
Motivations for South Asian Nuclearisation
November 21,2019 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh
In the South Asian context, non-proliferation is not merely nuclear question. The larger forces and interests at work both within the region and outside have to be understood ...
The Coming Nuclear Crises
November 21,2019 | Richard N. Haass
Until just a few years ago, it looked as if the problem posed by nuclear weapons had been successfully managed, if not solved. American and Russian nuclear stockpiles had been ...
Building a Euro-Japanese Alliance of Hope
November 20,2019 | Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Geography aside, Japan and the European Union have never been so close. With Europe’s long-standing transatlantic ties under strain, and China presenting a challenge ...
Harsh Rhetoric and Misjudgment Self-Destructive
November 20,2019 | Hujjatullah Zia
With the increase in harsh rhetoric and discord over the result of presidential election, mistrust between Afghan officials will grow further. Both officials and political ...
Education is the most Powerful Weapon to Change Afghanistan
November 19,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
In recent centuries many Mercantilist and Marxist scholars thought economy is the foundation of everything, but in modern era it is widely believed that education and human ...
Time for European Defense Autonomy
November 19,2019 | Noëlle Lenoir
In a recent interview with The Economist, French President Emmanuel Macron presented his geopolitical vision ...
Contexts of Gandhi’s Leadership in Modern Era
November 18,2019 | Rajkumar Singh
The issue of leadership in India is closely related to the socio-economic phenomena, mythology and religion. Although India was never a theocracy, its religious and social ...
Why End the Global Media Crisis?
November 18,2019 | Mark M. Nelson
Almost everywhere one looks nowadays, the news media are in crisis. And unfortunately, although a robust free press is fundamental to a well-functioning democracy, the world’s democratic ...
The Fundamental Challenges of Higher Educational System in Afghanistan
November 17,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Fresh round of escalation between Israelis and Palestinian Islamic Jihad has just completed as hundreds of rockets is being fired towards Israeli cities and Israeli defence ...
Islamic Jihad a headache for Hamas
November 17,2019 | Manish Rai
Fresh round of escalation between Israelis and Palestinian Islamic Jihad has just completed as hundreds of rockets is being fired towards Israeli cities and Israeli defence
Causes and Consequences of Weak Political Parties
November 16,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
Before everything we need to have a clear understanding about function, operation and nature of political party; Scientifically, there are several definitions for political ...
Global Trade’s Bright (Green) Future
November 16,2019 | Pascal Lamy
Most discussions of trade nowadays inevitably feature the words “war,” “tariff,” or “Trump.” But look beyond the headlines and you will ...
Dangers of Religious Identity in South Asia
November 14,2019 | Rajkumar Singh
Religion, many feel, needs to be used instrumentally to bind together and to overcome one’s caste and language divides and to create a sense of pride in the past. . .
Psychology of Terrorism
November 14,2019 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari
In recent decades, political events have been happening in the ways that Afghan people have seen and experienced its direct impact in their daily lives. This experience and awareness ...
The Role of Afghan Political Culture in New Democracy of the Country
November 13,2019 | Written by: Moh Saalim Naji |Translated by: Mohammad Zahir Akbari
In most eastern societies, democracy or democratic political system is considered as foreign (Western) phenomenon because these countries, especially the Islamic world, have been ...