Latest posts by Rustam Ali Seerat
Empowerment on paper has not led to empowerment in practice.
"Education is the antidote to the Taliban: education is tantamount to freeing the minds from the cages of extremism and bigotry."
"Finally, President Trump made it clear and said what Afghans were saying in last 15 years: Pakistan hosts terrorists."
If you want to go backcountry skiing in Afghanistan, Bamyan is the place.
The practice of 'Bacha Bazi' has been in the news a lot of late, but there is a shortage of political will to help victims.
"Being delivered into this world by someone brain-defected, the deputy to the Kabul clerical council must himself be without a brain."
"When will Mr. Hekmatyar be launched at Kabul?"
"America is mother of Daesh [ISIS] and the grandmother of the Taliban. It supports Daesh by injecting Dollars. It supports the Taliban by injecting Pakistani Rupees."
"Those who share the bloody pictures of victims not only irritate [victims'] families but also unintentionally assist the Taliban in their propaganda."
"Pashtun zealots, water-carrying Tajiks, porter Hazaras and raw-brained Uzbeks, good morning!"
From cycling teams to volunteers treating drug addicted men, Afghan women are carving out roles in a country wracked by violence and insecurity.