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Feature: Why ‘War’ Against Narcotics Failed in Afghanistan?

US Marines and Navy Gunnary Sergeant Nat

Afghanistan is a landlocked country, engaged in prolonged internal wars and a war on terror, and the only country in the world whose main production narcotics is circulating in most parts of the world. The country that has the most notorious smuggling network and smugglers, even, some politician included in …

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Feature: Afghan Delegation and Doha Summit

Taliban Blame Kabul for Cancelation of Qatar Meeting

A list of the 250 people was introduced by the Afghan government who were scheduled to attend the Doha Summit to talk to the Taliban, which was also the reason that talks were canceled at the last moment. Taliban ridiculed the number of negotiators and Qatari sponsorship for the talks …

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FEATURE: Who is Responsible for the Failure of PROMOTE?

Who is Responsible for the Failure of PROMOTE?

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), in its new report, said that one of the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) projects in Afghanistan has wasted US taxpayers’ money. It highlighted that USAID has devoted $280 million for the PROMOTE project in Afghanistan with the goal of employing …

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Feature: The Menace of Poverty in Afghanistan

poverty in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries in the world, and the people of Afghanistan have been burdened by poverty for years. The continued, widespread and devastating wars, in which millions of people lost their dear ones, have, along with other problems, brought us poverty and misery. At the same …

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Feature: NUG, Presidential Election and Interim Government

NUG Presidential Election Interim Government

After the postponement of presidential election from July to September, tensions have risen among a number of candidates. The presidential palace has welcomed this delay, but some electoral groups say that the tenure of the National Unity Government (NUG) ends on the first day of July, and an interim government …

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Feature: How to Attain Lasting Peace in Afghanistan?

How to attain lasting peace in Afghanistan

Recently, the negotiations to establish lasting peace in Afghanistan have been held in different places and a couple of talks were organized with Taliban in Doha and Moscow. The US which is the ally of National Unity Government (NUG), after 17 years of war, wants to sign peace agreement with …

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Feature: The Misachievements of NUG

The misachievements of NUG

With the formation of National Unity Government (NUG), the citizens of the country were determined to experience changes within their social, economic and political lives. But over the course of nearly five years, it can be observed that neither their dreams came true, nor there were serious efforts by the …

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Feature: The Need for an Interim Government in Afghanistan

The Need of an Interim Government in Afghanistan

A recent study by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) shows that the emergence of a transitional government, or an interim government, is the only political solution to the Afghan crisis. The research, conducted by Omar Sadr, has analyzed various plans for a political solution to end the Afghan …

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Feature: The Challenging Tasks of Election Commissioners

The Challenging Tasks of Election Commissioners

Since their inception, the election commissions in Afghanistan, like many other failed institutions, have caused a crisis in the country. Since 2004, we do not remember any election in the country that has been free of fraud and misconduct. This issue emerged in the last presidential election and turned into …

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The Reasons Behind the Plan of Loya Jirga

Loya Jirga

Ashraf Ghani, the Afghan president, announced that he would call a ‘Loya Jiga’ by the end of the month, and he would consult with the nation about war and peace. Ashraf Ghani has mandated Umar Dawudzai, the head of the secretariat of the High Peace Council and Zia ul-Haq Amarkhail, …

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