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A heart-melting plea and the govt’s inattention

Since their ouster way back in 2001, the Taliban insurgents are like a bear with sore head. None looks to be safe from the anger of the Taliban. Whoever, stands in their way or even remains on the sidelines or away, are gored. They don’t differentiate among foreigners, locals, Muslims, …

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Commending ‘no performance’

Where is the sterling performance? If it’s not fretting what else it is? Give a cursory sight to the six months journey of the government and you will conclude without much trouble that insecurity is on the rise, kidnappings are soaring, and national economy is faltering. Students are protesting because …

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Protect national economy before it collapses

As Afghanistan already has ranked amongst the lowest globally in regard to human development indicators, the dwindling national economy and decline in international aid doesn’t bode well for the people, at all. This national economy downfall is happening to be in the new setup despite signing a highly crucial security …

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Bolstering roads security

There has been a serious spike in roads insecurity. Masses, once again urged the government to take decisive measures to ensure security along highways. However, the calls fell once again on deaf ears as kidnapping and killing of passengers have become an order of the day.  Instead of establishing security …

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Blackwater and drug production

Much of ex-President Hamid Karzai’s tenure was fraught with tensions. He was seen in diatribe against American policies. Most of the times, he was rebuked in western corporate media. And at times he was painted an astute leader. He was in battle with Americans over the long sought ban on …

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War on terror and human losses in Afghanistan

And here comes a grisly report on human losses—the losses this nation sustained in the US war on terror during the past 14 years. This figure is horrific. The report says this war has left nearly 220,000 people killed following the 9/11 attacks in the US. This report has been …

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Taliban’s senselessness

Skirmishes between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters in Kajaki area have caused disruption of energy supply to the southern Helmand and Kandahar provinces. It means militancy not only create terror in the society, inflict unbearable damages in men but also in material. When the nation is eagerly waiting for …

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Unemployment backlash

Billions of dollars have been funneled into this war-wracked country yet extreme poverty, joblessness and the signs of war are quite visible in every nook and cranny of the country. Poverty and inequality are considered as preconditions for militancy. Nearly 400 educated but jobless youth in western Ghor province have …

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Of terror and despair

It is yet another incident of terror. Wednesday brought another story of terror and grief. When the heartless Taliban don’t spill the blood of innocent Afghan civilians they cannot sleep well. On Wednesday, a suicide bomber blew his car up in front of the Ministry of Finance in the capital …

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