US Diplomats Visit AISS


On Saturday 29 December 2018, US diplomats visited the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and met with the AISS researchers. During this meeting, both sides discussed the proposed peace and reconciliation process and the importance of interregional dialogue for the peace and development in Afghanistan.

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AISS representative attends 11th South Asia Conference


Dr. Omar Sadr, Researcher at AISS, participated in the 11th South Asia Conference organized by the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi on 18-19 December 2018 and delivered talk on the Trends of Radicalization of the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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AISS Hosts David D. Arnold


On Thursday, December 6, 2018, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) hosted the Asia Foundation President David D. Arnold and his accompanying delegation. The Asia Foundation has been working in different areas in Afghanistan including Education, Governance, Regional cooperation, Research, and Women’s empowerment. On the sidelines of reception, both sides discussed on ongoing peace negotiations and other key issues in the country

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The fourth round of "Afghanistan-India Security Dialogue"


The fourth round of the “Afghanistan-India Security Dialogue” was co-organized by Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and United Service Institute of India (USI) on November 25, 2018, in Kabul, Afghanistan. This round of the dialogue was held under the theme of "Experience of Afghanistan and India in the field of counterterrorism."
This dialogue was attended by a select number o

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AISS holds Roundtable Discussion on “Moscow-Format Conference”


On Thursday, 22 November 2018, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) hold a roundtable discussion on the recent Moscow-Format Conference. Distinguished academics, Diplomats, civil society members, and media representatives attended the event. The program was aimed to discuss the latest Moscow-Format Conference, which was held in the Russian Federation and some of the Taliban representative, Afghanistan Hi

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