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Why is it Important to Support the Ghani-Abdullah Talks?

Why is it Important to Support the Ghani-Abdullah Talks?

In the aftermath of  the historic runoff elec...

Pakistan has its own Gaza Called FATA

Pakistan has its own Gaza Called FATA

We only come to know about the Palestinian issue w...

Pakhtuns of Pakistan – Victimized and Demonized at the Same Time

Pakhtuns of Pakistan – Victimized and Demonized at the Same Time

“These are Punjab dogs [sic], whitish Punjabis, te...

National Policy on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Pakistan

National Policy on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Pakistan

Pakistan is prone to natural and man-made disaster...

A Dummies Guide to Tackling Terrorism in Pakistan

A Dummies Guide to Tackling Terrorism in Pakistan

The term terror and its various derivatives (terro...

Current Issues

SETTING

There are Hungry and then there are Power Hungry in Pakistan

Wednesday, 06 August 2014  |  Dr Asim Yousufzai
There are Hungry and then there are Power Hungry in Pakistan

Pakistan’s fragile democracy is once again at cross-roads. The 2013 general elections were never accepted whole-heartedly by Pakistan Tehreeke Insaf (PTI) and its leader Imran Khan has asked the elected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down on the pretext of election irregularities. Ironically, Mr. Khan has accepted the election results in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP) and formed a coalition govern...

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Why is it Important to Support the Ghani-Abdullah Talks?

Monday, 04 August 2014  |  Bilal Nikyar
Why is it Important to Support the Ghani-Abdullah Talks?

In the aftermath of  the historic runoff election of June 14, one of the two candidates, Abdullah Abdullah has levelled non-stop baseless allegations of fraud against the Independent Election Commission, Karzai and his opponent Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (Dr. Abdullah Abdullah’s Tactics and Motives).   It reached the point where Abdullah’s camp, behind closed doors, threatened to stage a...

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Social

SETTING

Pakistan Conflict Ridden Region Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Case Study of Kurram Agency Sectarian Conflict and its Impact on Women and Children)

Saturday, 23 August 2014  |  Noreen Naseer
Pakistan Conflict Ridden Region Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Case Study of Kurram Agency Sectarian Conflict and its Impact on Women and Children)

 

Introduction: Kurram Agency is a Federally Administered Tribal Areas, it’s a beautiful and lush green valley takes its name after Kurram River which passes through it. The Agency is surrounded on the north and west by Afghanistan (the provinces of Nangarhar, Khost and Paktia), on the east by Orakzai and Khyber Agencies, on the southeast is Hangu and on the south is the North Waziristan Age...

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Is it a Burden to Have Four Daughters in a Pakistani Society?

Wednesday, 23 July 2014  |  T Hassan
Is it a Burden to Have Four Daughters in a Pakistani Society?

“Four daughters?” the woman asked, her eyes wide with a mix of horror, pity and fascination.

Then,

“Mashallah!”

A sympathetic smile, followed by,

“They are beautiful. May Allah (SWT) bless them with good kismet (fortune)”

I can’t count how many times I have heard these sentences being said to my mother. Different women, same words, same connotations e...

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Art and Culture

SETTING

Afghan Culture Needs Reforms

Sunday, 18 May 2014  |  Bilal Nikyar
Afghan Culture Needs Reforms

Afghans have inherited a set of rituals and customs from their ancestors. People in this country have traditionally grown up in rural areas within large families and tribal communities. Some of these traditions such as marriage without the consent of girls and boys, barring girls from getting education (in some cases boys) and preventing people from thinking freely have proven to be difficult fo...

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NAZARMATAY; A Ray OF Hope (Guard against evil eye)

Wednesday, 14 May 2014  |  Haroon Shinwari
NAZARMATAY; A Ray OF Hope   (Guard against evil eye)

There are many problems which are solved by the ingenuity of human beings. From the very beginning, man is fighting against nature .It is a great duel. Modern man, no doubt is successful against nature in many battles but there are many instances where logic and science completely fail to secure him. He is then left with the only option to seek refuge in supernatural things.

 Pukhtuns are no...

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Political

SETTING

Tripod Function of Rightist Parties Maneuvering Pakistan towards Sectarian Violence

Thursday, 07 August 2014  |  Yousuf Kakar
Tripod Function of Rightist Parties Maneuvering Pakistan towards Sectarian Violence

The two terms “right” and “left” have been used in politics since the French revolution of 1789. It basically originates from the seating arrangements in the national assembly of French, where the supporters of King and status quo, who were much more inclined towards religion, used to sit on the right side of the King and  revolutionists used to sit on the left. The two different polls show t...

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Pakistan has its own Gaza Called FATA

Wednesday, 23 July 2014  |  Dr Asim Yousufzai
Pakistan has its own Gaza Called FATA

We only come to know about the Palestinian issue when Israel starts an offensive and casualties start to pile up. There are certain facts, certain not-so-facts and certain unknown factors which everyone needs to understand before formulating an opinion.

FACTS

1: Gaza, West Bank and Israel collectively is one of the most populated regions of the world.

2: Gaza is controlled by Hamas and West Ban...

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SETTING

Economical

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Afghanistan: Geo-Strategic Land or Land of Opportunity for Trade?

Monday, 04 August 2014  |  Asad Daudzai
Afghanistan: Geo-Strategic Land or Land of Opportunity for Trade?

Afghanistan has been the jumping pad for invaders and occupiers over the centuries due to its geo-strategic and geo-political location in the heart of Asia. It has also been a significant trade route to Central Asia, South Asia, West Asia and Europe; the prominent Silk Route is one of its best examples.

The Silk route was an important major trade route through which the goods such as spices a...

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Declining Development Aid and Emergence of Afghanistan’s Economy Post-2014

Tuesday, 03 September 2013  |  Ahmad Zia Wahdat
Declining Development Aid and Emergence of Afghanistan’s Economy Post-2014

With Afghanistan’s presidential elections set for April 2014, and the withdrawal of the international security forces towards the end of 2014, both Afghans and the international community have set eyes on the fate of the country. With declining development aid after 2014, the international community has shown concerns over the probable reversal of economic development gains of the last decade, wor...

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