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Copying with drug production and drug addicts is an overwhelming challenge for the Afghan government.


Post the new US strategy on Afghanistan and South Asia, major developments are taking place around the globe.


Afghanistan-Pakistan relationship and being a neighbor with it, is our country’s biggest problem. The recent deadly attacks across the country had claimed by those terrorist outfits that have been enjoying hideouts in Pakistan.


There is no source of doubt that Islamic State (IS), also known as Daesh terrorists has been making all out efforts to further enroot in Afghanistan.


There has been fighting for more than three decades in Afghanistan with leaving huge numbers of Afghan masses killed and wounded.


The multiple terror attacks that killed at least 200 people in Afghanistan last week has set alarm bells ringing in Kabul.


There seems to be no end to violence and mayhem in Afghanistan. The security forces suffered third attack during this week on Wednesday when an explosives laden truck targeted an Afghan army base in Kandahar on Wednesday.


Afghanistan has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world because literacy program has been failed as at least 60 percent of Afghan masses are illiterate. Afghan male and female both have been marred from going to school at some stages.


What is a Loya Jirga? It’s ‘grand assembly’, an Afghan tradition dating back at least three centuries, that brings together elders and community leaders from across the country to discuss matters of major national importance.


Obviously, corruption is not taking Afghanistan to anywhere; rather it is possibility to take it toward devastation.


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