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Seraj ul-Haq Fazl: "Educated Afghans will prevent a repetition of the past"

04.18.2014
Seraj ul-Haq Fazl is a judicial adviser to Afghanistan's Interior Ministry. He studied at the Islamic Azad University in Iran and obtained...
Rand Paul Sounds Presidential in <i>The Washington Post</i>

Rand Paul Sounds Presidential in The Washington Post

04.17.2014
Senator Rand Paul wants to set the record straight on an issue that the foreign policy community in Washington considers one of the biggest...
Lannisters in Foggy Bottom

Lannisters in Foggy Bottom

04.16.2014
It is fine if Americans want to retire from their role in world policing, but juvenile and impractical interventions like the one in Ukraine...

Sayed Ishaq Gailani: 'Our Only Demand Is Attention to Education'

04.16.2014
"I worry about the outcome of the 2014 elections. I fear that we might witness a completely flawed election, wracked with rigging and fraud."...

Barack Obama or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Defer to Putin

04.16.2014
Obama: Hello? Hello, Vladimir? I can't hear you very well. Is that a bear? Um... can you possibly get rid of the bear? Oh -- sure, I can...

Sarvar Hosseini: 'Renovating the Education System Is a Great Achievement'

04.15.2014
"One of the demands is social and political participation by women. Women want to actively and effectively participate in all fields and...
Syria: High-Priced Economic Card for Iran?

Syria: High-Priced Economic Card for Iran?

04.14.2014
Although the Syrian government and leaders of Hezbollah are offering differing signals from the Islamic Republic, Iranian leaders view...

Fakhera Mousavi: 'The Afghan Woman Rests in the Coma of her Predecessors'

04.14.2014
"Educated women demand justice and equality at all levels of society. They demand a justice-based approach to the basic laws in force in...

Motion vs. Action at Foggy Bottom

04.14.2014
The confusion of motion with action directed at a concrete policy objective is best exemplified by John Kerry. He has jetted around the...

Mohammad Afsar Rahbin: 'Drugs Threaten the Entire Nation-building Process'

04.11.2014
"My two daughters are studying medicine and they wish to write poetry. My wish is that they achieve what they aspire for and will be able...
Jimmy Carter Hits Hillary Clinton, Obama On Foreign Policy

Jimmy Carter Hits Hillary Clinton, Obama On Foreign Policy

Shadee Ashtari  04.11.2014
Former President Jimmy Carter criticized President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for their lack of involvement...
NATO on Viagra

NATO on Viagra

04.11.2014
NATO should be getting the message. Someone in Brussels should be ordering a big cake, compiling the festschrift, preparing golden parachutes...

Missing a Trick? Making Natural Resources Work for Development

04.10.2014
Next week, over 1,000 government officials, aid donors, NGO reps, and private businesses will descend on Mexico City for the first meeting...

Nilab Mobarez: 'Women Are Often Deprived of Their Rights Because the Men in Their Family Do Not Feel Secure'

04.10.2014
"Rather than trying to establish security, the men restrict women. The insecurity they feel might not even be real, but it creates some...