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How Can We Efficiently Involve Afghan Women and Other Affected Parties in Peace Talks

How Can We Efficiently Involve Afghan  Women and Other Affected Parties in Peace Talks

March 24, 2018 | Kawoon Azizi

Nowadays Afghan National Unity Government (NUG) is warmly calling the Afghan Taliban for peace talks ...

Saudi Prince Mohammed’s religious moderation unlikely to change Asian realities

Saudi Prince Mohammed’s religious  moderation unlikely to change Asian realities

March 24, 2018 | James M. Dorsey

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may be seeking to revert his kingdom to an unspecified form of moderate Islam but erasing the impact of 40 years of global ...

Democratization of Our Society

Democratization of Our Society

March 20, 2018 | Dilawar Sherzai

Since the downfall of Taliban, we have been chanting the slogans of democracy and striving to form a democratic country but it is important to understand that there ...

Populists of the World Unite

Populists of the World Unite

March 20, 2018 | Dominique Moisi

In 1965, Henry Kissinger wrote a book called The Troubled Partnership, in which he examined the tensions affecting the transatlantic alliance ...

When Shall We Overcome?

When Shall We Overcome?

March 19, 2018 | Joseph E. Stiglitz

In 1967, riots erupted in cities throughout the United States, from Newark, New Jersey, to Detroit and Minneapolis in the Midwest – all two years after the Watts ...

Seth Berkley is CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

Seth Berkley is CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

March 18, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

A peaceful and violence-free world has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) which practices the ...

Vaccinating Against Poverty

Vaccinating Against Poverty

March 18, 2018 | Seth Berkley

For most people, the choice between a life-threatening disease and a lifetime of crippling debt is no choice at all. Yet every year, hundreds of millions of ...

A Networked Solution to Education Reform

A Networked Solution to Education Reform

March 17, 2018 | Amy Black and Alexis Menten

Around the world, some 250 million children are unable to attend school, and many who do have access to a classroom are not learning the skills they need ...

Food Security’s Social Network

Food Security’s Social Network

March 17, 2018 | Leah Samberg

In 2015, when the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals were officially adopted, the clock began ticking on an ambitious goal: ending global ...

Could the Kim-Trump Summit Succeed?

Could the Kim-Trump Summit Succeed?

March 14, 2018 | Ramesh Thakur

Last year, North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump were hurling kindergarten insults at each other – “Rocket Man is on a suicide ...

China is a Major Country Full of Sunshine (Part 2)

China is a Major Country Full of Sunshine (Part 2)

March 14, 2018 | Liu Jinsong

Chinese foreign policy is full of peace, its national defense policy is just for self-defence and its security policy is of comprehensive consideration, adhere ...

Tashkent to Host a High-Level Conference on Afghanistan

Tashkent to Host a High-Level Conference on Afghanistan

March 13, 2018 | Press Service

The global and regional powers, Afghanistan’s neighbors will attend the Tashkent International Conference “Peace Process, Security Cooperation ...

China is a Major Country Full of Sunshine

China is a Major Country Full of Sunshine

March 13, 2018 | Liu Jinsong

Recently, China is convening the “two sessions”, ie., the National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference...

Improving the Sustainability of Development Finance

Improving the Sustainability  of Development Finance

March 12, 2018 | Ethiopis Tafara

To achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, trillions of dollars in state spending, investment, and aid will be needed annually...

Afghanistan: Shameful Rise of Violence Against Women

Afghanistan: Shameful Rise  of Violence Against Women

March 12, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Following the pervasive mark of women international day, 8th of march,the revealedreportshas divulged ashamefulcondition against women in Afghanistan...

A Tale with a Difference

A Tale with a Difference

March 11, 2018 | Shobha Shukla

This is the story of Razia, a girl from village Bahpur in Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh. It has all the ingredients of a fairy tale, but with a difference...

What Boosts Gender Equality in Developing Countries?

What Boosts Gender Equality in Developing Countries?

March 11, 2018 | Bobbi Gray

WASHINGTON, DC – On March 8, the world will celebrate International Women’s Day, an annual opportunity to recommit to gender equality. This year’s observance ...

Afghanistan can be a $50 billion economy by 2025

Afghanistan can be a $50 billion economy by 2025

March 10, 2018 | Sourajit Aiyer

Afghanistan may have seen muted economic growth in recent years; however impetus on specific drivers of growth can turn the clock around. If it wants to grow its ...

Xinhua Insight: President Xi’s five years (Part 2)

Xinhua Insight: President Xi’s five years (Part 2)

March 10, 2018 | Xinhua writers

Two action films recently rose to stardom of China’s film industry. The plots of “Wolf Warrior 2” and “Operation Red Sea” were similar: Chinese soldiers fighting hard ...

Women Hold Up Half of the Sky both in China and Afghanistan

Women Hold Up Half of the  Sky both in China and Afghanistan

March 08, 2018 | Liu Jinsong

Today, March 8th, is the International Women’s Day. Both China and Afghanistan attach great importance to this day, for it is a festival for women, as well as ...

The Fluctuation of Women’s Rights and Freedoms in Afghanistan

The Fluctuation of Women’s Rights  and Freedoms in Afghanistan

March 08, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

Gender discrimination has been widely practiced in Afghanistan and curtailed the freedoms of women in one way or another. The past patriarchal systems ...

Xinhua Insight: President Xi’s Five Years (Part 1)

Xinhua Insight: President Xi’s Five Years (Part 1)

March 07, 2018 | Xinhua writers Xu Lingui, Huang Xiaoxi, Meng Na, Li Zhihui

BEIJING, March 4 (Xinhua) -- The imposing Great Hall of the People, in the center of Beijing, bears witness to China’s democratic politics...

Education: The most Powerful Weapon to Change World

Education:  The most  Powerful Weapon to Change World

March 07, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

No nation has succeeded to change its destiny without strategic investment on education and human capital yet. In fact, education is the only powerful weapon ...

Economists vs. Scientists on Long-Term Growth

Economists vs. Scientists on Long-Term Growth

March 06, 2018 | Kenneth Rogoff

CAMBRIDGE – Most economic forecasters have largely shrugged off recent advances in artificial intelligence (for example, the quantum leap demonstrated by ...

The Middle East’s nuclear Technology clock is ticking

The Middle East’s nuclear  Technology clock is ticking

March 06, 2018 | James M. Dorsey

Concern about a nuclear arms race is fuelled by uncertainty over the future of Iran’s 2015 nuclear agreement, a seeming US willingness to weaken its strict ...

Making the Business Case for Gender Equality

Making the Business  Case for Gender Equality

March 05, 2018 | Achim Steiner and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Around the world, gender bias is attracting renewed attention. Through protest marches and viral social-media campaigns, women everywhere are demanding an ...

The Main Features of Democracy

The Main Features of Democracy

March 05, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Undoubtedly, democracy is the most important factor in stabilization and development of post-conflict countries; on the contrary, there are no kingdoms or autocratic ...

The Reasons behind a Peaceful Coexistence in China

The Reasons behind a  Peaceful Coexistence in China

March 04, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

In the People’s Republic of China, all individuals are able to exercise their fundamental rights –i.e. their rights to life, liberty, and property – without barriers...

Strategic Significance of Chabahar Port for India & Afghanistan International Business Relations

Strategic Significance of Chabahar  Port for India & Afghanistan  International Business Relations

March 04, 2018 | Fayazuddin Ghiasi

The Iranian port of Chabahar (previously Bandar Beheshti), directly or indirectly, is situated in the path of some of the some strategic ...

Improving Legitimacy Through Welfare Services

Improving Legitimacy  Through Welfare Services

March 03, 2018 | Dilawar Sherzai

It is one of the most important responsibilities of a government that it must make efforts to provide the basic requirements of life to the people; particularly ...

The Outcome of Kabul Process

The Outcome of Kabul Process

March 01, 2018 | Hujjatullah Zia

The issue of peace had its ebb and flow within the past decade and Afghans were fluctuating between fear and hope. The reconciliation process has been a rocky road for the past and present administrations...

High Birthrate: Potential Threats to The Social Order

High Birthrate: Potential  Threats to The Social Order

March 01, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Beside other challenges, the High Birthrate has also been identified as one of  the most worrying issues in the world, especially in Afghanistan. ...

The Significant Role of Intellectuals

The Significant Role of Intellectuals

Fabruary 27, 2018 | Dilawar Sherzai

It is a crystal clear fact that throughout the decades the intellectuals and writers have not been given the position and the status they deserve...

Role of Internet in the Modern Era

Role of Internet in the Modern Era

Fabruary 26, 2018 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari

Today’s modernizations have been extremely beholden tolaunch of the internet and its applications which have provided the individuals and organizations ...

Freeing German Democracy

Freeing German Democracy

Fabruary 26, 2018 | Helmut K. Anheier

BERLIN – The spectacle surrounding the recent talks to form a new coalition government in Germany is a bellwether of voter discontent. The power games, pork barreling ...