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Women rights is a domestic question

By Hadi Miraan The Afghan women’s tragic life situation is a historic dilemma that is the direct product of our prevalent culture, traditions and historic beliefs. After 9/11 when the Taliban regime overthrew by international alliance, the dilemma of Afghan women recognized internationally and beside many other issues, it situated …

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Inching towards Afghan reconciliation

There is no better time for peace than now in Afghanistan. The most recent round of intense negotiations between the United States and the Taliban reflects how serious all parties are about achieving peace in Afghanistan. The fact that the talks in Doha continued into the first week of the …

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BRI will clear doubts as it progresses

(By Pan Yixuan, Adapted from China Daily) Editor’s Note: Doubts have again been raised over the Belt and Road Initiative’s goals, with some calling it a “debt trap” for participating countries and China’s “geopolitical expansion tool”. Why are anti-China elements using such ploys to malign China? And will they see …

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BRI, a route of trade and hope

By Seddiq Hussainy The much-touted BRI – the Belt and Road Initiative – which had been proposed by the Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013 is achieving remarkably in terms of international and regional recognition and trust. More and more countries are coming in terms with the fact that the …

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Taliban fights in name of Afghanistan, but fights for Pakistan

NEW DELHI: “Taliban fights in the name of Afghanistan, but fights for Pakistan.” Amrullah Saleh, Afghanistan’s candidate for vice president, minces no words as he talks about Taliban’s alliance with Pakistan. As Afghanistan’s candidate for the position of vice president, Saleh has Pakistan and Taliban on the top of his priority …

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Let women lead peace talks

By Faheem Nazimi      In the run up to the Peace negotiation with Taliban for the Afghan reconciliation in Qatar, government of Afghanistan is in the process of setting up certain organizational structures to facilitate the process to participate in the Peace talks with Taliban including the National Peace Council and …

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Terrorism—a phenomenon that has no relation with any religion

Terrorism has no commonly accepted definition, but to me, terrorism concisely is a source of gaining approach to the desired political, personal or national goals by using violent and illegal techniques. Terrorism, the term gained its fame during the French Revolution of the late 18th century but achieved conventional popularity …

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