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Afghan Lives Matter, stop the death penalty [php] By Emilio Pérez de Ágreda, and Franz-Michael Mellbin , Date:10/10/2016 At the recent Brussels Conference on Afghanistan on 4-5 October, the joint communique stated that the protection and implementation of the constitutional and internationally guaranteed human rights in Afghanistan remains essential. The EU and its... read more
Five Priorities to Boost Afghanistan’s Development [php] Annette Dixon, Date:06/10/2016 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 partners, the World Bank Group pledged its continued support to the... read more
Without Actions, it could be Empty Gestures of Afghanistan [php] Intizar Khadim, Date:06/10/2016 Without foundational reforms, the continuity of the increase in the national revenue by Sep 2016 could be whopper and strategic-lie. The lie that dupe both the impoverished public along with the international community who will be funneling money in... read more
Saving Afghanistan from the Edge of Failure [php] Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam, Date:02/10/2016 In the last two years, Afghanistan has been facing unprecedented challenges. However, several major development projects have initiated, launched or completed. But the government has failed to deliver its promises. Thousands of Afghans died in... read more
Afghanistan in the shadow of the US Presidential Election [php] Mohammad Timor Nawabi, Date:02/10/2016 The first US presidential debate took place at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY September 26, 2016 and the next two major debates are scheduled to take place on 9th and 19th of October, 2016 with first one at Washington University in St. Louis, St... read more
Deconstructing Modi Agenda for Afghanistan [php] Mohammad Dawod, Date:21/09/2016 President Ashraf Ghani made an unexpected visit to India on the Eves of Eid-ul Adha to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. After the meeting, Indian Prime Minister pledged an astounding one billion dollar in economic aid to Afghanistan. This... read more
The Politics of “the Good” and ‘the Bad” Taliban [php] Ajmal Shams , Date:31/08/2016 Ever since President Ashraf Ghani has assumed office about two years ago, Afghan-Pak relations have witnessed many ups and downs. President Ghani in an exclusive interview with Pakistan’s famous Geo Television about a month ago tried to articulate... read more
The apocalypse in Kabul: the Fatal Attack on the AUAF [php] Intizar Khadim, Date:30/08/2016 There is not a day in Afghanistan when dozens of families are not mourning on the deathbed of their loved ones lost for unknown causes. At the average base, 30-40 Afghan National Security Forces are losing their live against malicious enemy of... read more
An Anti-terrorism Approach for Afghanistan that Works [php] Dr. David Leffler, Date:24/07/2016 As demonstrated by terrorist attacks in Afghanistan, suicide terrorists willing to die find ways to thwart anti-terrorism defenses. However, for leaders in Afghanistan who seek it, there is a solution to create lasting peace known in military... read more
Higher Education Reforms in Afghanistan [php] By Ahmad Jawed Samsor, Date:19/07/2016 None of higher education institutions in Afghanistan has ever been evaluated or ranked by an International or regional ranking body, in other words the institutes have not yet met the minimum Requirements to be ranked or be placed in one of those... read more

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