Wednesday 16 June, 2021
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Category Archives: Opinions

As I am writing this Op-Ed as a 28-year-old Afghan man, I am focused on the real issues affecting political reality both in Afghanistan and elsewhere as the time for military pull-out nears. I am based in Canada while writing this article...

Over the past four decades, Afghanistan has suffered from prolonged imposed war and internal conflicts, adversely affecting the country on different fronts. Displacement and mass migration to the neighboring countries and beyond, lack of...

Rangelands in Herat province – soil becomes less sandy; shrubs grow across the rangeland after the intervention. © UNDP / S. Omer Sadaat / 2018 Climate change is testing our planet to the limit, with every single ecosystem, from forests...

By Abdullah Al Dardari on Jun 5th, 2021

When the Soviet Union withdrew its troops from Afghanistan in 1989, the then government of Afghanistan crumbled. Now, the same is being speculated in case of the American withdrawal, that if the US withdraws its troop completely from Afghanistan,...

By Jalal Shams on May 11th, 2021

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a new, universal set of goals, targets, and indicators that all UN member states endorsed and adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015. The Sustainable...

By: Takashi Okada and Abdallah Al Dardari Afghanistan is going through a transformative period in its recent history. For the first time in decades, there is genuine hope that peace is on the horizon. However, even if the peace process...

Afghanistan, war-torn for more than 40 years, now has a chance of progressing towards peace. An agreement between the US and the Taliban finally paved the way for negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban. Despite this...

Women wear masks passing from a mosque side in Afghanistan during the Covid-19 times, 2020 By Bambang Susantono and Anita Bhatia 2020 was synonymous with the COVID-19 pandemic and the unprecedented crisis it brought across economic, social,...

By Bambang Susantono on Jan 4th, 2021

A young child is breaking coal with two other kids at his back. [Photo: Archive] “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”  – Nelson Mandela- Children are...

By Eshaq Barna on Dec 17th, 2020

The First Flamenco in Samangan is a new publication and comprehensive coverage that includes memories, poetry, literature, art, culture, and history. A book that offers a cultural narrative of Afghanistan and its heritage and reminds us,...

The Arab Spring was a series of popular pro-democracy uprisings that enveloped several largely Muslim countries. The events began in the spring of 2011. However, the political and social impact of these popular uprisings remains significant...

Pfizer Inc’s PFE.N experimental COVID-19 vaccine projects promising result in phase 3 trial, Nov 10, 2020. [Photo: Quartz] The story of vaccines did not initiate with the first vaccine. It starts with the long history of infectious disease...

FILE: CAMP BOST, AFGHANISTAN – SEPTEMBER 11: U.S. service members walk off a helicopter on the runway at Camp Bost on September 11, 2017 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images) After the 9/11 attacks,...

Since the Western intervention in Afghanistan, which came after decades of civil war and the dark years of the Taliban regime, Afghan children have had the opportunity to go to school, university and other educational institutions. Girls...

By: Farkhunda Seddiqi and Saqalain Eqbal The Taliban movement was created in an opposition to the Mujahidin regime by the financial and motivational support of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. Although the Taliban claimed power in order to...

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