The right to freedom of speech as one of the basic human rights enshrined in main international human rights documents and national law.
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.
Resilience of Afghan people is like a broad-day light. It is matchless, and a precedent for many violence-hit countries to follow.
Afghanistan is heavily dependent on foreign assistance. Four decades ago, the country was abode of peace and stability. The heydays are long gone. Interference of neighboring countries and a few major countries have destabilized Afghanistan.
Eastern Nangarhar province badly suffers from the continuing chain of terrorist attacks carried out by notorious global terror outfit, Daesh which is also known as ISIS. Daesh is thought to be a project of Pakistan to destabilize Afghanistan.
In a country suffered by three decades of war, peace is a precious commodity. Unfortunately, here in Afghanistan where an entire generation has been pushed into the unending cycle of violence, conflict and political plus economic instability, whatever peace remains is fragile.
Afghanistan is becoming a dangerous country for civilians with each passing day. The situation will become worse if regional countries were not prevented from forging alliances to use the country as a ground for proxy war.
About 50 families are mourning as three terrorist incidents claimed the lives of nearly fifty people in the provinces of Kabul, Kandahar and Helmand, in which about 100 others were injured.
The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), John Sopko, had presented a very bleak picture of Afghan security forces on Wednesday in Washington. Sopko said that corruption was rampant in the Afghan security forces.
Since end to the combat mission of NATO, the Taliban have changed their strategies.
India remians the inflexible bête-noir for Pakistan, yet there are few books by Indian authors that have sought to interpret the prodigal neighbour in a holistic, informed and empathetic manner.
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