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Opinion: Asma’s struggle

By Afrasiab Khattak-Sad news of the sudden death of Asma Jehangir on February 11 not only shocked to core her family, friends and followers in Pakistan but it also hit hard  many people around the world as she was one of the  internationally best  known Pakistanis with a positive image. …

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Opinion: The CIA’s intervention in Afghanistan. U.S. recruitment of “Islamic Terrorists” started in 1979. Zbigniew Brzezinski

By Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski and Le Nouvel Observateur-This text was among the first articles published by Global Research in October 15, 2001, in the week following the US-NATO led invasion of Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. According to this 1998 interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski, the CIA’s intervention in Afghanistan preceded …

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Division and subtraction

By Nusrat Rahimi-Mathematics is a fascinating subject (add, subtract, divide) the vast majority of general population love to solve mathematical problems as a challenge. We humans the genius species  apply mathematics in our daily lives but not  for addition  though we utilize  it for subtraction and generally for division, we …

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National Procurement Authority

By Ahmad Sahil-First, NPA stands for National Procurement Authority. It’s one of the biggest procurement office in Afghanistan, where all the mega contracts take place and are approved on the basis of decision by committee. In accordance with16 decree of H.E. President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Dr. Mohammad Ashraf …

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To the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan!

By Basir Farooqi; Plan to improve security; How can we get rid of current security crisis? In first step, serious attention has to be paid to the National Directorate—to all other security sectors and organs. 1- National Directorate A group of professional and patriotic generals have to be formed from …

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Opinion: Afghanistan-Pakistan bilateral trade analysis

By Ajmal Rahimi Contents: Abstract  Background Current situation  Opportunities Impediments Conclusion Graphs: The bilateral trade Afghanistan-Pakistan (Millions US$) Imports Abstract: Afghanistan is a landlocked country which is heavily dependent on neighboring countries for having trade relations and access to international markets, but still it is linked through the port of …

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Opinion: Pashtun protest

By Afrasiab Khattak-More than a week of peaceful protest by thousands of Pashtun activists (mostly from Waziristan and FATA) in front of Islamabad Press Club may or may not succeed in forcing the government to accept their reasonable demands but it has definitely redefined Pashtun political discourse in Pakistan. The …

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Opinion: Failure is not an option

By Ambassador Dr. Zia Nezam: The BBC reported on 30 January 2018 that the Taliban is “openly active” in “70%” of Afghan territory, and “half the population” live in areas affected by the Taliban’s presence. This is alarmist, British tabloid journalism from the BBC. The report, or study, further asserts …

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Opinion: Political fragmentation

By Afrasiab Khattak-The rapid expansion of electronic media followed by the equally impressive growth of social media during the last two decades in Pakistan has opened up immense possibilities for the people to connect and we have witnessed massive rise in connectivity among individuals, social and political groups and communities …

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