|Taliban Targeted by Local Uprisings|
Monday, 09.24.2012, 08:14pm
By HABIB KHAN TOTAKHIL
ANDAR, Afghanistan—The paved road to this district is controlled by government troops. The alternate route, a dirt track, is under Taliban sway. Both ways are perilous for the local villagers who have taken up arms in the first of several anti-Taliban uprisings spreading in Afghanistan.
|Pashtun Awakening: Defeat The Taliban By Changing The Narrative – Analysis|
Monday, 09.17.2012, 09:46am
Pakistan has systemically weakened Afghanistan by undermining the sacred tribal structure of the Pashtuns, the country’s largest ethnic group, by attempting to replace it with the extremist ideology and practices of the Taliban – a process we refer to as “de-Pashtunization”.
|Pakistan & its Educational institutes|
Friday, 09.14.2012, 05:52pm
One of the major differences between humans and animals is that we seek knowledge and we constantly learn and understand the world around us.
By: Aziz Amin Ahmadzai
|Afghans want Taliban peace talks|
Friday, 09.14.2012, 05:25pm
We should welcome the news that parts of the Taliban are reportedly open to the idea of negotiating a general ceasefire and even a peace settlement. The peace process in Afghanistan is fraught with challenges. But we owe it to the Afghan people, and to all those who have suffered in the conflict, to give it a try.
|The dangerous political battle for Afghanistan|
Wednesday, 09.05.2012, 10:51am
KABUL, Afghanistan — A Toyota Land Cruiser sat on the street outside Haji Mohammed Mohaqiq's house, its windows missing, tires punctured, and the hood badly dented. He said his bodyguards had been ambushed by insurgents while driving in a province bordering Kabul.
|Small is beautiful – a realistic vision for Afghan Security Forces|
Tuesday, 09.04.2012, 02:47am
By: Najib Manalai - During the first few months of 2012, more than 40 NATO soldiers have been killed by the Afghan National Security Forces personnel in around 32 incidents. From 2007 to 2011, 58 alliance military personnel have been killed in 26 such incidents. The rise in number of these incidents is a cause of concern for Afghan and NATO military officials.