Afghanistan

Thus a Thug Becomes an Afghan Hero

 I will not mourn the death of Marshal Fahim for a moment let alone three days. This idea of holding national mourning is absolutely ridiculous.  I have not seen a single positive achievement from Fahim to make his death a sad occurrence. There is a saying in Dari, “Morgh kam Read more…

Afghanistan

Afghan War: A popularity contest for Western Leaders

From when NATO invaded Afghanistan under the guise of fighting terrorism, the poverty-stricken country has served as an election-winning tool for leaders of the involved countries. Every time election gets closer, the leaders of these countries make an announcement that could potentially win them votes. Julia Gillard’s announcement of Australian Read more…

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Afghanistan: The blame game

It is very rare for a country to get involved so deep in the affairs of another country without an ulterior motive. If NATO countries are fighting in Afghanistan, they are doing it only for their own sake. They are not the least bit interested in what happens to Afghans Read more…

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Afghanistan: No Way Ahead

First thing first, I do not like Karzai. I really don’t, but I can’t help feeling sorry for him at times. When he was offered the position of being a puppet of USA, he probably thought that he would go to Afghanistan, help NATO in capturing Osama and Mullah Omar, Read more…

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The future is bleak

Afghanistan government estimates that 42 per cent of Afghanistan’s population live below the national poverty line and another 20 per cent just above the line in a position that they could fall below the line at any time. That is pretty sad, however you look at it. There are probably Read more…

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