High Tea with Ambassador Series Pt.V: Russian Ambassador H.E Andrey Avetisyan




Sunday, September 15, 2013

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) was pleased to host H.E. Andrey Avetisyan, the Russian Ambassador in Kabul, as a part of the “High Tea with the Ambassador” series.

Government and military officials as well as civil society and Afghan media members attended the event.

In his speech, Mr. Avetisyan addressed Russia’s involvement a

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Launching Ceremony “Political Memories of Gen.Abdul Qadir in Conversation with Dr.Parwiz Arezo”


Thursday, September 13, 2013

On Thursday September 13, 2013, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) hosted the launching ceremony for General Abdul Qadir’s personal memoir, “Political Memories of General Abdul Qadir in Conversation with Dr. Parwiz Arezo.”

Dr. Davood Moradian, AISS director, made the opening remarks, and a discussion panel followed.

Parwiz Kawa, Editor in Chief of Hasht-

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AISS & TAF’s Joint Study on the Effects of Transition in Faryab Province



Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS), in partnership with the Asia Foundation (TAF) conducted a research project to study the ensuing social, economic, gender, governance and security-related changes after the security transition in Faryab. Its objective was to serve as a general guideline for the ISAF and Afghan government to direct the security transition so as to redu

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A perfect match struggling to survive



Thursday, August 15, 2013

In the conflictual and interest-driven world of international politics, it is unusual to see common civilisational heritage and sentimental affection coexisting with shared political, security and economic interests between two sovereign nations. The relationship between India and Afghanistan is of such a nature.

The kingdom of Kabulistan was o

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AISS Delegation Meets Chinese Vice Foreign Minister


Wednesday, August 07, 2013


The participants of first AISS co-organized Afghanistan-China-Pakistan trilateral meeting met with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister, Mr Zhai Jun in Beijing. The Chinese official expressed his government full support to the objectives of the trilateral process and wished for the further expansion of the process. He described Pakistan and Afghanistan as China’s “close and friendly nei

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