Taliban ban girls from secondary education in Afghanistan

Taliban ban girls from secondary education in Afghanistan

Taliban government announces re-opening of high schools for boys but makes no mention of girls. Only male teachers to report to work. Watch CSFilm’s “L is for Light D is for for Darkness” Source: The Guardian, Emma Graham-Harrison in Kandahar,...
ON AFGHANISTAN | Exit Strategy

ON AFGHANISTAN | Exit Strategy

There will be no power-sharing, no reconciliation, no peace of the brave. The United States will be able to pick sides in the conflict, a luxury it does not now have. For decades it has been subject to implicit and explicit Pakistani threats to choke the supply lines...
AFGHANISTAN: Time for Pakistan to walk the talk on Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN: Time for Pakistan to walk the talk on Afghanistan

Opinion: Ashraf Jehangir Qazi, former Pakistan ambassador to the US, India and China and head of UN missions in Iraq and Sudan. “…Given the perversity of our [Pakistan’s] political and decision-making processes, we have consistently opted for the...