Editorial

Shun fighting today – you can’t achieve it through war

EDITORIAL: There is a need of comprehensive military strategy to be choked out in a bid to deal with any uncertainty across the country in war against all form of insurgents, but especially against the Taliban insurgents—who recently announced their spring offensive. The Taliban insurgents has unleashed its annual so-called “spring offensive”, saying they will target Afghan and foreign forces. ...

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Spin-Boldak attack after Pakistani officials’ trip to Kabul

EDITORIAL: Officials in the southern province of Kandahar reported of conflict between Afghan and Pakistani troops in the border area. The Pakistani soldiers entered Afghan soil Friday morning, according to the provincial spokesman, opening fire at the Afghan border guards in the Loqman and Nazar villages of the border district of Spin Boldak. The official added that Pakistan military entered ...

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Mending relations

EDITORIAL: Recently a high-ranking Pakistan delegation has visited Afghanistan, aimed at easing tensions between the two neighbors. At the status-quo relations between the two nations is in the lowest point. It is almost in its brink of collapse. The Afghan government has every reason not to treat well its neighbor. The enemies of Afghans are living in Pakistan. From there ...

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Sending more troops is a good move—if it bears any result

EDITORIAL: Over two years after the drawdown of foreign troops, a group of about 300 US Marines has returned to the ballet-weary southern province of the country. US soldiers have come again to the Helmand province to help the Afghan security forces to nip the evil in the bud. Commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson ...

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Afghanistan trapped between ISIS and Taliban

EDITORIAL: Does Afghanistan really trapped between two atrocities—first, the Taliban insurgents, who freshly killed over 140 Afghan soldiers, and, second the Islamic State (IS), aka Daesh militants, who recently killed, and wounded over 100 people in 400-bed military hospital in Kabul. Both the militants are the enemies of Afghan government and the people. There is no distinguishing between them, and ...

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Mere condemnation would not cure the pain of the victims

KABUL: When there is a heart-wrenching incident taken place in Afghanistan, officials at different stage thumps their chest for condemnation only. And they slam in strongest possible terms, while the enemies are keeping head toward another inhuman act. Mere condemnation would not cure the pain of the victims. Even, international community, and some embassies within the country are also in ...

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Largest bomb tested in Afghanistan

EDITORIAL: The United States military dropped Thursday the largest “non-nuclear” bomb apparently targeting the hideouts of the Daesh terrorist group in the eastern Nangarhar province, according to both US and Afghan officials. The 10-ton ‘Mother of All Bombs’ was dropped from transport airplane in Achin district. A spokesman for President Ashraf Ghani has said that the government was aware of ...

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Editorial: Durand Line is not a border but merely a fictive line

The Durand Line is not a border that officially divides two countries but it is merely a fictive line that was signed under the duress. The 2,430-kilometer long Durand Line was signed in 1893 as a non-popular agreement between Sir Mortimer Durand, a diplomat and civil servant of British India and the Afghan king, Abdur Rahman Khan. The line cuts ...

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Parachinar blast and the safe-heavens of terrorists in Pakistan

EDITORIAL BY KADWAL, KABUL: A very pathetic terrorist attack in Pakistan made the Afghan people grieved. In a powerful car bomb that ripped through a busy market in Parachinar area of the Kurram Agency, left at least 25 civilians martyred while scores of others were wounded Friday, according to Pakistani media reports. The attack that was claimed by a Pakistani ...

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Afghanistan: ‘Nowruz festival and the spring offensive’

Editorial: The Afghan people have celebrated Nowruz, first day of the new solar year with enthusiasm across the country without any security hazards as they were fully trusted in the strong wings of the Afghan security force to maintain security for them during the celebration. Nowruz is celebrated widely in Afghanistan. One day after Nowruz, Afghanistan celebrates Famer’s Day nationwide ...

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