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How Afghans View the New U.S. Strategy Trump Plan Spurs Hope, But Poses Tests

Disclaimer: This article was first published elsewhere and is republished here with recommendation and full permission of the author. By Shahmahmood Miakhel Afghanistan’s leaders are mostly breathing a sigh of relief at the release of the new U.S. strategy after such a long delay. President Trump’s speech featured important reassurances …

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Trumponomics: An Elusive Quest in Afghan Mines

By Shoaib Rahim There are no two views that Afghanistan is blessed with mineral wealth. In 2010, a survey by United States Geological Survey (USGS) estimated the total wealth of the minerals to be around 1 trillion, with $908 billion in minerals while another $200 billion in hydrocarbons. These minerals …

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The Gloomy Political weather of Afghanistan: A message and Warning

By: Intizar Khadem Afghanistan is going toward unknown destination. The worsening years ahead are miserable and may cause so many unprecedented incidents inside Afghanistan, regional and globe. The fracture between the Afghan government structures and public is debilitating, and such aversion is getting bigger and bigger every day. The recent …

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Ethnic Tensions: the Emerging Challenge in Afghanistan

By: Abdullah Elham Recently some unexpected positions over national interest issues have surprised Afghans and hence added fuel to the already sparked ethnic tensions in the war-torn country. However, ethnic tensions in Today’s Afghanistan have roots in history and contemporary ground realities of the Country where political parties cash their …

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Panel Discussion on Enhancing Afghan Think-Tanks Effectiveness

Mushtaq Rahim Afghanistan Diplomacy Studies Organization (ASDO) hosted a consultation session on Thursday, 27 July 2017 to discuss ways for enhancing effectiveness of Afghan think-tanks. Representatives from the Center for Regional Studies (CRS), Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies (CAPS), The Afghanistan Committee for Peace, Reconstruction and Culture, intellectuals and …

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New political party announces formation

ADSO A new political party with members from the previous Karzai government and opposition has announced its formation in Kabul. Afghanistan’s Former National Security Advisor Rangin Dadfar Spanta and Ex-Chief of Intelligence Agency Rahmatullah Nabil and few other figures from the previous administration addressed the formation announcement conference on 16 …

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Power to the People: How to extend Afghans’ access to electricity

Disclaimer: This article was first published elsewhere and is republished here with recommendation and full permission of the author. By: Mohsin Amin More than four billion dollars have, to date, been spent on Afghanistan’s power infrastructure. And yet there are still considerable deficiencies, even in the country’s capital, which has …

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The Story Behind China’s Long-Stalled Mine in Afghanistan.

Disclaimer: This article was first published elsewhere and is republished here with recommendation and full permission of the author. By Mohsin Amin One-third of the Afghan population lives below the poverty line (earning less than $2 a day) and a further 50 percent are barely above this line. With a …

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