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High Time for Peace Talks With Taliban

High Time for Peace Talks With Taliban

November 28, 2017 | Manish Rai

The Taliban recent attacks on the Afghan security forces in the southern province of Kandahar and Farah intended to demoralize Afghan forces beset by casualties and desertions since NATO...

Still Not Hearing the Death Knell of IS

Still Not Hearing the Death  Knell of IS

November 28, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The self-styled Islamic State (IS) group left a tragic history behind. Under the mask of religion, the IS carried out bloody war and shed streams of blood not only in Iraq and Syria but...

Only Negotiation will Pour Oil on Troubled Waters

Only Negotiation will Pour Oil on Troubled Waters

November 27, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Although democracy is debated hotly in modern world, democratic principles are violated to a great extent. People’s rights and dignity are infringed not only by militants but also by...

The Vulnerability of Democracy in Afghanistan

The Vulnerability of Democracy in Afghanistan

November 26, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

In democratic systems, separation of powers is highly crucial and it was first discussed in 1301, Afghan calendar, in the constitution approved by King Amanullah Khan. In the current constitution...

The Consequences of Violence against Women in Family

The Consequences of Violence  against Women in Family

November 26, 2017 | Qurban Ali Ansari

Violence against women means disregarding women’s natural and human rights. The General Assembly of the United Nations approved November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination...

Women – Prone to Social and Political Ills

Women – Prone to Social and Political Ills

November 25, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Women are left at the mercy of social, political, and economic pain and sufferings around the globe. Their rights and freedoms are violated in some ways by many groups. Their social and cultural...

The Echo of Zahra’s Suicide

The Echo of Zahra’s Suicide

November 23, 2017 | Mohammad Hedayat

The news about Zahra’s suicide went viral and triggered public conjecture, which was stereotypical. There were words about the refusal of her monograph for six times, lack of patience...

Casualties Lead to Despair

Casualties Lead to Despair

November 23, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Despite the democratic system, the issue of terrorism has filled the air with a sense of disappointment. The high graph of soldiers’ casualties has hardened the process of recruitment...

Unless You Create Good Universities; You cannot Move into the Next Phase of Development!!

Unless You Create Good Universities; You cannot Move into the Next Phase of Development!!

November 22, 2017 | Hamid Bamik

The title of this paper is derived from the book of The New Asian Hemisphere written by Kishore Mahbubani, the dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University...

Political Hullabaloo in Pakistan

Political Hullabaloo in Pakistan

November 22, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

After Pakistani Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz’s leader Nawaz Sharif disqualified by Supreme Court (SC), a sense of political hullabaloo emerged inside Pakistan...

The Weak Points of Afghanistan’s Higher Education

The Weak Points of Afghanistan’s Higher Education

November 21, 2017 | Mustafa Ahmadi

In the world where all proceed toward progress and development, one cannot underestimate the role of educational institutions since level of higher education and dynamic system of education and...

Civilians Suffer amidst War

Civilians Suffer amidst War

November 21, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Human rights violation constantly makes global headline. People’s rights are violated in some ways or the other, especially on the basis of their racial and religious backgrounds...

From Ethnicity to Democracy

From Ethnicity to Democracy

November 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Basically, Afghanistan was established in 1747 through tribal confederation. The form of state was sultanate and all tribes could not convene in the session when Ahmad Shah Abdali was...

Shyness and Superstition – Options for Women’s Death

Shyness and Superstition – Options for Women’s Death

November 20, 2017 | Fatima Faizi

The labyrinth of life has brought no changes in the world of Afghan women whose life is simple and sad. There is no clear census about their health. In the turbulent state of Afghanistan, there has...

The Hero and Villain

The Hero and Villain

November 19, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

There are not only individuals who shed the blood of innocents but also a number of people who sacrifice their lives to save the blood from being shed. We live in the world where heroes fight...

Five Things You Need to Know about ISIL

Five Things You Need to Know about ISIL

November 18, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) did not only shed the blood of innocent individuals but also dishonored thousands of women and destroyed tens of cultural monuments...

Kabul and a Women’s Garden

Kabul and a Women’s Garden

November 16, 2017 | Fatima Faizi

There are many states with manifold cities in the world, however, there are some countries in need of open spaces for women. Kabul is a city in dire need of open space for women to meander...

Still in Pursuit of Islamic Emirate?

Still in Pursuit of Islamic Emirate?

November 16, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Taliban’s dream for establishing Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan did not come true. They ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001 with the barrel of gun and practiced upon harsh ideology...

Kabul University and Academic Freedom

Kabul University and Academic Freedom

November 15, 2017 | Hamid Bamik

Academic freedom is both a “core value and governing principle” of higher education institutions. Its proponents are in this belief that academic places are designed to...

Al-Qaeda – A Threat to the Region

Al-Qaeda – A Threat to the Region

November 15, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

With the defeat of the self-styled Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Al-Qaeda is most likely to emerge stronger than before and fill the vacuum left by ISIL group. Al-Qaeda sought...

The Evolution of Microfinance in Post Conflict Afghanistan

The Evolution of Microfinance in Post Conflict Afghanistan

November 14, 2017 | Rasuldad Danish

Amid the growing concern on poverty in developing countries, microfinance stood out as a promising means of poverty alleviation in Bangladesh through the initiative taken by Muhammad Yunus...

Does Every Cloud Have a Silver Lining?

Does Every Cloud Have a Silver Lining?

November 14, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Taliban, which held power over roughly three quarters of Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001, still wage war against Afghan government and target both soldiers and civilians. Following the downfall...

‘Man is Born Free, and Everywhere He is in Chains’

‘Man is Born Free, and Everywhere He is in Chains’

November 13, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

In modern world, freedom has been recognized as a natural and fundamental right of mankind. All have been born free and are supposed to exercise their rights freely. Freedom is strongly cherished...

Empty Nest Syndrome

Empty Nest Syndrome

November 12, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The war and militancy created large-scale challenges for human societies. A large number of people from war-torn countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, etc. took refuge to other countries...

Effective Factors in Mental Health

Effective Factors in Mental Health

November 12, 2017 | Ali Rezayi

There is no agreed definition for mental health or illness. Those who play their role constructively in society are mentally healthy and vice versa. Culture will strongly affect a society’s...

Superstition Rules Societies

Superstition Rules Societies

November 11, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Superstition holds strong sway in human societies. People show tendency in myth and legend. They believe in baseless and deceptive statements. Superstitions have continued from primitive...

The Consequences of Punishing Children

The Consequences of Punishing Children

November 09, 2017 | Fatima Faizi

Family plays a key and an irreparable role in socializing children. As a most fundamental environment for training, a family will put a profound effect on its members, mainly on children. Families should...

Muhammad Iqbal – A Charismatic Leader

Muhammad Iqbal – A Charismatic Leader

November 09, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Pakistani philosopher and thinker Muhammad Iqbal – also called the ‘Spiritual Father of Pakistan’ – played a highly crucial role in social, cultural, religious, and political...

Who Listens?

Who Listens?

November 08, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Women’s rights are violated in many parts of the world, including democratic countries. Women are threatened in social media and harassed mentally and sexually. Their vulnerability...

The Peril of ISIL Continues

The Peril of ISIL Continues

November 07, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which is losing its ground in Syria, will continue to menace the region. The defeat of ISIL group in Iraq and Syria is not its death...

The Cornerstone of House is Ruined

The Cornerstone of House is Ruined

November 07, 2017 | Syed Asif Husseini

The acknowledgement of financial corruption by head of parliament is a big fear in Afghanistan. When Wolesi-Jirga (the lower house of parliament) is engaged in corruption, is there left any other...

Why Should Protect Freedom of Expression?

Why Should Protect Freedom of Expression?

November 06, 2017 | Aminullah Amini

In a simple term, democracy is defined as a manner for collective decision, in which all have equal role. Human societies are gradually inclined to move toward democratic decision...

Kabul University and the Prevailing Challenges Awaiting it

Kabul University and the Prevailing Challenges Awaiting it

November 06, 2017 | Hamid Bamik

Kabul University is still bearing the grave and heavy aftermaths of the long period of civil wars. When it was young, it was the center of social, cultural and educational attraction, attention, and...

Do not be the Silent Half!

Do not be the Silent Half!

November 05, 2017 | Fatima Faizi

It is an undeniable fact that women form the half population of society, but nothing has been created to meet their needs. To view stores and markets, the bulk of customers are women who...

Escalation in Hate Crime

Escalation in Hate Crime

November 04, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Hate crime has increased to a great extent in democratic countries, mainly the UK, and Muslim men and women are targeted on the grounds of their beliefs and Islamic covering. Women’s headscarf...