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Editorial: Growing sense of insecurity

The recent wave of violence that left hundreds of security forces and civilians dead, underscores the growing insecurity in Afghanistan despite measurements taking by government to end long-year hostilities via announcement of ceasefire. But nothing has changed rather truce caused more bloodshed and the level of insecurity reached the poling …

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Editorial: Systematic electoral fraud looming

Distrust of electoral institutions haunts Afghanistan’s prospects of inclusive and credible parliamentary and district council elections as Afghanistan will be holding a landmark election this year. In a bid to restore public trust and confidences in the democratic process, the government confined only with replacement of some electoral commissioners, which …

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Editorial: Breaking deadlocks

There is something doing round in mind of US officials who visited Afghanistan, Pakistan and India within a week just after Kabul hits with multiple attacks in the very nose of US troops who stationed in Afghanistan for 17-year. US Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived Kabul in an unexpected …

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Editorial: Pompeo visit to Pakistan

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Pakistan on Wednesday for talks with government functionaries to galvanize fraying bilateral relations with Islamabad and reiterate Washington’s demands for the country to fight militants there and in Afghanistan. Pompeo later left for New Delhi for another key visit. Pompeo’s visit comes a few days after …

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Editorial: Haqqani’s terrorist legacy

Feared leader of the notorious militant Haqqani network finally died. However, his demise will hardly affect the notoriety and brutality of their terror craze. He left a legacy of aggression and massacre behind. A possible schadenfreude and complacent by the west bloc for HQN leader’s death is a farce, because …

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Editorial: Terrorist threat

The threat from terrorism would remain high and could worsen over the decades, unless a concrete steps are made by international community. There are several terrorist groups from more countries active in more places than ever before. Extremists will continue to exploit fragile and violence-prone states. This would be in …

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Editorial: The plight of IDPs

The resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan has caused massive displacement within the country as fighting continues to displace both new groups and Internal Displace People (IDP). Months ago, in its 3rd round of report, International Organization for Migration’s said that one in six people is either a returnee or …

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Editorial: Improve security

Top security officials tendered their resignations, but President Ashraf Ghani did not accept, asking them to work for improvement of security in the country, especially in Kabul. However, some people say that the resignation saga of some security officials is just a symbolic exercise because the core intention within the …

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