Afghanistan’s Rural Economy: The Challenges & Key Development Strategies

  Tuesday, June 20, 2023

By Abdul Wafi Nayebzai

The rural economy of Afghanistan faces numerous challenges and complexities. Despite efforts to improve its condition, it remains largely underdeveloped and vulnerable to various factors....

Water Wars: Assessing the Stakes for Afghanistan in its Disputes with Iran

  Thursday, June 15, 2023

By Elham Kabir


Recent clashes at the Afghan-Iranian border have raised concerns over a potential conflict between the neighboring countries. This violence resulted in casualties, w...

Broken Promises: Afghanistan's Drugs Trade Thrives Despite the Taliban's Anti-Drugs Pledge

  Monday, May 29, 2023

By Mujtaba Haris 

Drug production and trade in Afghanistan have long been a subject of global concern due to its complex relationship with the Taliban and its far-reaching impact on international security and drug trafficki...

Breaking Down the Socio-Economic Barriers for Women’s Empowerment

  Saturday, May 13, 2023

By Abdul Saboor Sitez

At present, gender equity is understood to be a crucial issue for many societies and cultures worldwide, those which are mostly referred to as “underdeveloped societies”. In such discriminatory contexts, due to the strong impact of...

Can Terrorists Become Counter-Terrorists?

  Wednesday, May 10, 2023

By Ambassador Edmund Fitton-Brown 

To ensure that readers are clear on my relevant experience, the Monitoring Team (MT), which I led from 2017 to 2022, works for the UN Security Council’s committees dealing with sanctions on ISIL, Al-Qaeda (AQ) and the Taliba...