The Nation-State: Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives
The origins of the nation-state and the sources of nationalism have been a source of profound interest to historians, sociologists, philosophers and anthropologists. A ke...
A Peaceful Afghanistan Key to Regional Connectivity in South and Central Asia
M. Ashraf Haidari
Landlocked countries like Afghanistan are at a great disadvantage over their littoral neighbors with access to sea for regional and global trade. Naturally, the peace,...
The World in Transition: Relevance of Nation State Concept in the Era of Global Interdependence
Gen. Rajiv Narayanan
The extant World Order is in a state of flux in this ‘Age of Strategic Uncertainties’, with the US in strategic retrenchment and the EU in an economic ...
The Illusion of Afghanistan’s Electoral Representative Democracy
Professor Thomas H. Johnson
In April 2014 in the midst of considerable controversy and the inability of President Karzai to run for President again due to term limits, Afghanistan held it...
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Panel VI: Special Session on US' New Strategy for Afghanistan/Region
First round of “Panel VI: The Way forwards
First round of “Panel V: Outsmarting Terrorists; Indigenous Narratives
First round of “Panel IV: Afghanistan: From Great Game to Great Consensus
First round of “Panel III: External Powers: Rules of the Game
First round of “Panel II: New Great Game: Central Asian States: Stakeholders or Passive Observers
First round of “Panel I: The World in Transition; Return of Geopolitics; Evolution of Terrorism
First round of “Opening Session: Afghanistan-Central Asia Dialogue – IV