AISS holds the 4th Afghanistan-Central Asia Dialogue-IV (ACAD-IV)



The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) held the fourth “Afghanistan-Central Asia Dialogue (ACAD-IV)” in Bamyan, Afghanistan on July 14-15, 2017. This year’s Dialogue was devoted to discuss, "Nexus of “Geo-Politics and Terrorism". A group of Afghan experts, government officials, diplomats, academia and civil society members and as well as representatives from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Indi

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AISS representative attends “The role of women and youth in conflict prevention in


The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) representative Mr. Mohammad Erfani attended in a regional seminar entitled “The role of women and youth in conflict prevention in Central Asia” concluded today in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event was organized by the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) in cooperation with the UN-Women Multi-country Office of in Central Asia (UN-Women) and the Regional Office o

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AISS Hosts the Special Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul


On June 15, 2017, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) as a part of its regular interactions on Afghanistan’s foreign policy hosted H.E Ambassador Mr. Hugo Llorens, Special Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. Ambassador Llorens presented a key note speech on “U.S.-Afghanistan relations in the early stage of President Trump’s administration”.

In his remarks, Ambassador Llorens highlighted the enormo

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Kabul Process, people’s attitude and four decades of peace talks


Afghanistan is hosting the international conference of “Kabul Process”. It is going to be held in Kabul and representatives of some 25 international organizations and countries will attend the event. “Kabul Process” meeting will focus on “peace talks” and “coordination of efforts against terrorism”.

The Afghanistan’s President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with foreign ambassadors and representatives of interna

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The world, including a well-meaning India, fiddles while Kabul burns


By Dr. Davood Moradian

June 01, 2017

As Kabul begins to look Stalingrad in the Second World War, it’s not clear whether the international coalition of democracies has the will and determination to take on the Islamo-fascists

Babur would be rolling in his grave to see his beloved city, Kabul, city of a large varieties of tulips and different wines, resembling Stalingrad during the Second World War. Many Afghans a

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