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Equal Representation in the Afghan Elections

By: Hamdullah Mohib Background In a democracy, the result of an election gives legitimacy to the representative of the people or their leader. In Afghanistan’s presidential system, the voters lend their support to the elected president for a five year long term. The number of votes he/she gets is therefore ...

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Teaching Nonviolence in Afghan Classrooms

by: Ahmadullah ArchiwalIn many post conflict societies peace education is an integral part of their education system. Since schools are considered breeding grounds for the future builders of every nation, they are taught the importance of peace and are given a hope for their secure future. Peace education also teaches ...

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The power of narrative

by: Dr Hamdullah Mohib There once was a young religious scholar who just graduated from a Madrassa. Upon completion of his studies, he was advised by his teachers to carry on for another two years studying sociology. But it seemed irrelevant to achieving his dream of becoming an Imam. On ...

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Suspicious murder of a technocratic governor

by: Dr Khesrow SangarwalDetails of a conspiracy theory seldom add up to a convincing and credible account of the event.  Most often a prompt and clear description of the situation, and a rational explanation disperse the acuity and plausibility of a twisted version of the reality. However, the apparent conspiracy ...

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Loopholes in Afghan Electoral Process 2014

by: Dr Khesrow Sangarwal The Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan is probably one of the world’s most under-resourced election authority conducting one of the world’s most complicated and challenging elections. Millions of dollars of international aid might have resolved the issue of funding the 2014 Presidential Election, but it ...

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د افغانستان خواره دیپلوماتیکه څټه رغول غواړي

by: Dr Khesrow Sangarwal د ۱۹۹۱ کال د دسمبر یو واورین ماښام و. په نیویارک کې د ملګرو ملتونو د عمومي جرګې یوه غښتلې او منلې دیپلوماتیکه ډله له یو بېړني خبر نه وروسته یو ناڅاپه بې هېواده پاتې شوه. دا ډله چې تر یو څو شېبو د مخه یې ...

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Current Management of Portal hypertension

by: DR AMANULLAH SHAMS Introduction Portal hypertension is the increase in porto-systmic pressure gradient in any part of the portal venous system. It can result from pre-hepatic, intrahepatic and post-hepatic abnormalities. By far the commonest cause is chronic liver disease and liver cirrhosis. The prevalence of liver disease continues to ...

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