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Gloomy Projections for Afghanistan Not Based on Reality

Zia Sarhadi

Will Afghanistan descend into civil war? This is what the doomsayers are projecting but the manner in which the Taliban have conducted themselves so far gives hope that fighting, if any, will not be l...

Main Stories

Graveyard of Empires

Eric S. Margolis

One of the best-informed Western journalists and authors, Eric Margolis gives his analysis of the situation in Afghanistan. Unlike many other so-called experts, he went to Afghanistan in the 1980s and...


Facilitating peace in Afghanistan


Unlike distant powers, Afghanistan’s neighbours, especially Pakistan, Iran, China and Russia have a huge stake in a stable and peaceful country. They should assist the Afghans to come to a suitable ...


Nuclear states and Nuclear Lepers

Zafar Bangash

Nuclear weapons are weapons of mass destruction. The US is the only country...


To Avoid Criticism, Do Nothing, Say Nothing, Be Nothing

Abu Dharr

Abu Dharr continues his review of hadiths, true and made-up or misinterpret...

News & Analysis

Hijab Ban Exposes Limits of EU Liberalism

Brecht Jonkers

The West in general and the European Union in particular take pride in thei...

News & Analysis

America’s Agents in Pakistan Upset over Base Refusal

Waseem Shehzad

America has an army of paid agents in Pakistan. These people cannot imagine...

News & Analysis

Kashmiris on the Verge of Being Swamped by Hindu Settler Colonialists

Tahir Mahmoud

Since the Hindu fascist regime led by Narendra Modi in India abrogated Jamm...

News & Analysis

MKO: The West’s Favourite Terrorist Cult

Tahir Mustafa

The West uses the terrorist label against anyone or any group that opposes ...

Saudization has long been touted as a policy to replace expatriate workers with the Saudis. Given the Saudis’ laziness and incompetence, the policy is not making much headway. The only thing the reg...

Why the US and its Nato allies will continue to look for pretexts to continue interference in Afghanistan and why they will fail.

Book Review

Imam Khomeini’s Guidance on Transforming the Educational System in Iran

Zafar Bangash

The book, Imam Khomeini’s views on Academic Institutions and Academicians, edited by Dr. Hamza Aziz, sheds light on Imam Khomeini’s advice on how to reform the educational system in Muslim societi...

News & Analysis

America’s Unrepentant War Criminals

Waseem Shehzad

The neo-cons may be less visible today but they are not inactive. Their dis...

News & Analysis

Once They Came for Our Children. So, Should We Torch Their Churches?

John Andrew Morrow

The recent discovery of thousands of graves of indigenous children in Canad...

Letters to the Editor
Amreekan Hypocrisy
Opinion Poll

The US defeat in Afghanistan should help motivate other resistance groups whether in Palestine or Kashmir, to redouble their efforts and drive the occupiers out

Don't Know

Editors' Pick


John Andrew Morrow

Khalil Abdul-Rahman

Muhammad H. al-'Asi

Salina Khan

Zia Sarhadi

Jamshed Abbas



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