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"
I am from North Afghanistan. Although there is no such thing as North or South Afghanistan but when I look at the state of my country right now, I am assured that Afghanistan is already a psychologically divided nation – a division along ethnic lines of the Pashtuns who claim to be the majority and […]Read more "Afghanistan and the Pashtun Entitlement"
Every once in a while, Afghanistan-related hashtags become a hot topic and make their way high enough in the social media sphere. Although the #GrowingUpAfghan hashtag first made its way in 2011, it only just gained some serious momentum in July 2015. I was away on a short holiday in an isolated island when I […]Read more "Growing Up Afghan: My Personal Picks From Afghan Tweeps Across The World"
Much has been written about and, responded to, the book ‘Heretic’ authored by one of the fiercest critics of Islam and former Muslim, Ayaan Hirsi Ali (referred to as AHA from here on). As usual, I wait for the dust to settle, for the tempers to cool down, and for my own research to conclude […]Read more "The Push for Islamic Reform: Why Muslims Should Hear Out Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Other ‘Heretics of Islam’"
WARNING TO READERS: Please DO NOT read this article if you are easily offended. Some parts of this article make strong reference to sexual themes. All opinions in this article are solely my own and do not represent any person (alive or deceased) or any institution, whether directly or indirectly, associated with in the present […]Read more "Molestation of Islam: The Un-Islamic State of Jahiliyyah"
As a previously successful lawyer, Robin Sharma has truly mastered the knowledge of leadership. Although ‘The Leader Who Had No Title’ is not Robin’s first book, it was the first one I picked up. His Style of writing is that of a story-teller, very similar to other management and leadership gurus like Ken Blanchard. In […]Read more "‘The Leader Who Had No Title’ by Robin Sharma"
With billions of dollars poured in from all sides without accountability after 9/11, the ‘American Dream’ of democracy, freedom, human rights and all the propaganda that comes with the western wars is slowly beginning to unravel in Afghanistan. After the announcement of preliminary election results in Afghanistan yesterday showing Ashraf Ghani leading by approximately a […]Read more "Afghanistan: The Land of the Damned"