Water Diplomacy between Iran and Afghanistan

  Saturday, June 09, 2018

By Abdul Farid Zikria

For nearly 45 years, Iran has been violating the Helmand Water Treaty and getting up to four times more water from the river than it is allowed. It's time to stop.


Elite Pashtoons and Democratic Governance

  Monday, June 04, 2018

By Eisa Khan Ayoob Ayoobi

The absence of a real democratic milieu in Afghanistan has sustained the vicious cycle of ethnic superiority. Pashtun elites have vested interest in maintaining this status quo, and to...

Afghanistan’s Peace Puzzle: Why Nothing Moves Forward?

  Saturday, May 12, 2018

By Dr. Yaqub Ibrahimi

Despite the United States’ exacerbation of pressures on Pakistan and the Taliban, and the National Unity Government (NUG)’s efforts for opening a negotiation gate with the Taliban, t...

Reviewing Taliban Narratives

  Tuesday, May 08, 2018

By Omar Sadr

Taliban Narratives, by Professor Thomas Johnson, explores Taliban and U.S. communication cultures by analyzing narratives,...

Mobile Money in Afghanistan - The Tech Revolution that Never Was

  Wednesday, April 25, 2018

By Nafay Choudhury

In 2012, Time Magazine published an article on how “Afghanistan Is on the Leading Edge of a Tech Revolution”.[1] Mobile money, it was claimed, w...