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Russia’s Peace Conference on Afghanistan: What Does It Mean?

Last week (November 9), Russia finally convened its long-heralded peace conference on Afghanistan. Attending the conference were members of the Taliban as well as...

New Afghan Generation is the Game Changer

Representing just over 66 percent of the Afghan population, by rights a whopping 164 of the 249 parliamentary seats should be filled by young men...

Upcoming elections in Afghanistan threaten schools

Schools in Afghanistan have become battlegrounds, according to a recent report from the Norwegian Refugee Council. Armed conflict has not only made education seem like...

Afghanistan Imran’s early priority

EVEN before elections in Pakistan had taken place, the media which articulates the western establishment point of view, like the Economist, had already declared...

Time to Talk to the Taliban

Reports have surfaced recently that the White House is instructing its senior diplomats to begin seeking “direct talks with the Taliban.” It’s a measure that would...

War merchandising and neo-colonial dreams have no future in Afghanistan 

Applauded by the mass, the Afghan government's initiative of cleaning warlords seems to be a success story. Yet while the Afghan authorities are busy...

Bypassing the Afghan Government in peace talks is a failure

Taliban has ramped up their 17-years long deadly insurgency that mostly is taking a toll on Afghan civilians under the motto of “Jihad”, a...

France Won the FIFA World Cup: Loved or Loathed by Far-right Political Leaders?

Every four years emerges a FIFA world cup champions and the tournament is considered as the most watched sports event in the world. The...

Why Should the Taliban Peacefully Negotiate with the Afghan Government?

The Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire on Eid with the government of Afghanistan. The halt of hostilities came when President Ashraf Ghani first announced...

US Secretary of State Pompeo visits Kabul, says ‘Taliban cannot wait us out’

KABUL-- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Kabul on an unannounced visit on Monday and held high-level talks with the Afghan government. The top...

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