While it is not worth my time writing about journalists who do not seem to know how to perform their jobs by sticking to the ethical guidelines set by their employers, this short blog was a necessary reminder of Afghanistan’s deep rooted problems in my recent blog about Afghanistan’s ‘Zionist syndrome’. As the ‘Afghan Awakening’ […]Read more "Why BBC Should Consider Firing These Employees"
When it comes to fake news, it looks like some Afghans have mastered the art of ‘fake it till you make it’ to a whole new level. Spreading rumors on social media can and normally does manipulate perceptions depending on how much of the internet ecosystem is populated with a particular lie or fake news. […]Read more "The Taliban Boy Toy and Fake News"
CAUTION TO READERS: The opinions expressed in this article are mine alone and do not represent any other person or entity, living or dead. Please DO NOT read this article if you are easily offended! Afghanistan is one of the most beautiful countries I know of but she is always in the news for the […]Read more "The Chosen Ones: Afghanistan’s ‘Zionist Syndrome’"
Afghan Member of Parliament (MP) and a disgrace to the law, Lalai Hamidzai (full name Mohammad Nahim Lalai Hamidzai), has reportedly gone on a drunken shooting rampage on Thursday night in Kabul, according to this report. This nationalist MP is previously reported to have said on national TV that Afghanistan is only for people of […]Read more "The Afghan Debauchery and a Lawful Escapade"
Niloofar Rahmani, the history making first female fixed-wing Air Force aviator of Afghanistan came under fire this week for seeking asylum in the United States after her most recent training in the US. While most of the reports are reactionary, as a blogger I like to take my time and wait for a few days […]Read more "Niloofar Rahmani: Ten Reasons Why I Support Her Decision to Seek Asylum in the USA"
READER DISCRETION ADVISED: Please DO NOT read this article if you are easily offended. The content of this article and opinions expressed here are solely my personal views on matters pertaining to Afghanistan and do not represent views of any other person or entity related directly or indirectly to me in any shape or form. […]Read more "Afghanistan: The Wounded Dove in a Serpent’s Lair"
If you’re not too familiar with politics in Afghanistan and you happen to have never heard of the name ‘Rabbani’, this is probably not the article you should read to become acquainted with the name. However, if you’ve heard of an elderly man named Burhanuddin Rabbani, then I’m happy to tell you that this blog […]Read more "The Rabbani Effect: Afghanistan’s New Generation of Resistance"