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  • The Baluch and Hazara Issue

    Pakistan / The Baluch and Hazara Issue

    This is a research-based essay, combining the historic and political account of the Baluch and Hazara people with the ethical question of how ethnicities value in the bigger picture of nationhood.

  • Afghanistan – the Next Decade

    Afghanistan / Afghanistan – the Next Decade

    The question is, how long can the US survive in Afghanistan. This essay will also endeavor to reassess the geopolitical imagination that enshrouds Afghanistan with negatives like its having a ‘cursed geography’ or its being ‘unable to become a nation-state because of its strong ethno-nationalisms’ and to demystify its real standing in the global arena.

  • Afghanistan and the Democratic Process

    Afghanistan / Afghanistan and the Democratic Process

    The Afghans have been a pivot between powerful imperialist contenders for centuries at a stretch, and every Afghan ruler had to ally with either the Russians or the British in order to survive in the Great Game of power.

  • Fallujah - Alarm for Policymakers in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan / Fallujah - Alarm for Policymakers in Afghanistan

    Ramadi and Fallujah present the two live examples; 3 years after the US left, in an Iraq that was never returned to the Iraqi people, where the government is just as corrupt, incompetent and confined as the Karzai regime in Afghanistan.

  • Pak-Afghan Post NATO Ousting

    Afghanistan / Pak-Afghan Post NATO Ousting

    Afghanistan still faces an ongoing crises of violence, conflict and civil war – in a country divided into factions, with no rule of law from any center that could bind the people together.