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Upcoming presidential elections, and its anxiety

‌By Mohamad Mosa Ahmadzai The long-awaited Afghan presidential elections are slated to be held on 28 September 2019. The government has shown complete preparedness to conduct transparent, inclusive and comprehensive elections on the scheduled date but the peace talks between the United States and the Taliban representatives in Qatar spread …

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Taliban worried of rift among fighters: Analyst

AT News Report KABUL: A military and security analyst believes that Taliban militants have launched intensive attacks on some provincial capitals because they are afraid the peace deal with the United States causes their fighters to split. Ali Ahmad Jalali, lecturer at the American University of National Defense and former …

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Leaving? Take all of your belongings with you

Rangin Dadfar Spanta Donald Trump, The President of the United States of America, stated that “Afghanistan is terrorism’s laboratory”. The US will, however, keep its intelligence mission active in the country, even after it withdraws its troops, in order to continue combating terrorist threats. Numerous points about this statement require …

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Small States foreign Policy: Challenges and Opportunities

‌By : Mohamad Mosa Ahmadzai Small states are those entities which are intrinsically small in size, population, face acute shortage of natural resources and have weak economic capabilities. The forum of small states (FOSS) a voluntary and informal grouping at the UN defines small states as those with population of …

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How China chose to weaponize a setback

By: K. Abdullah Many nowadays appear to have lost their ways into the chaotic dynamics of the US-China relationship. Those focusing on the tariffs and the conflict points that are making up most of the stories today find themselves in a difficult situation in making sense of it all. They …

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We the women of Afghanistan

We the women of Afghanistan, some people look at us imagining victims in us, others treat us as objects. Some feel the urge to protect us, and some of them think that “we need to think twice before we laugh or smile” in public. Some of them think it is …

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The Young Afghan Diaspora

By Maria Hayat  After visiting Afghanistan last summer, I could not help but notice all of the flaws and injustices that prevailed in my home country. Whilst I was privileged enough to visit my family, tour around Afghanistan’s notable cafes and wonder around freely in my breathtakingly beautiful village Panjshir, …

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