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Is presidential or parliamentary system good in Afghanistan?

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad-The presidential system is experienced along the history of Afghanistan. This system has been accepted by the people. Recently, some people claim that the presidential system doesn’t effectively work and should change to parliamentary system. In fact, presidential system has proved that it is effective in the country …

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The last chapter

By Dr. Khurshid Alam-The demography plays an important role in the stability, peace, progress and smooth running of a country and the foreign and domestic policy is grossly rest on demography, strategic location. Watan (Motherland) and country are inherently different words. Countries are made by people and disintegrated by people. …

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A common populism: Trump, Le Pen and Putin

Do they Portent the Beginning of the End for the EU? By Dr. Emanuel L. Paparella “The Brussels wall will have come down just like the Berlin wall came down. The EU, this oppressive model, will have disappeared. But the Europe of free nations will have been born…The EU should …

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Why Flynn’s National Security Council will fail

By Josh Rogin-US President Donald Trump is filling the government’s national security leadership with former military officials and businessmen, rejecting the policy and academic types both parties have traditionally relied on. But the militarisation of the Trump foreign policy team is even more concentrated on the White House staff led …

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 Trump’s turn

By Tomislav Jakić From Friday, January 20th 2017, the United States has a new President – for many, not only in America, still at least controversial and in the extreme version: totally unacceptable Donald John Trump. In a precise ceremony in front of the Congress Trump gave his oath and …

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Bacha Khan: Waging non-violence

By Wakeel Khan-After the fall of Sikh kingdom in Punjab, the British crossed river Indus in 1847, for the second time in nine years, and violently encountered the first non-Indian people on their imperial frontier – the Pashtun tribes. The rough terrain of the Pashtun territory had not much worth …

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Human misery monetized

Capitalizing and profiteering from the occupation: corporate human rights violations in the occupied territories By Aleksandra Krstic-While the new cold war is taking its momentum, the world community is gradually forgetting other pressing issues; such as human rights, right to labor, human dignity and respect. Of course, the national and …

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An Afghan agenda for Trump

As U.S. President Barack Obama leaves office on January 20, he leaves behind an unfinished conflict, the longest lasting and least successful U.S. war in history: Afghanistan. For Afghanistan and the Afghans, Mr. Obama was a President of contradiction whose Afghan policy proved markedly disastrous. He wrongly believed that he …

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