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AISS organizes the third round of ”Herat and Politics”

2018-04-24

On Tuesday 24 April 2018, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized the third round of “Herat and Politics” meeting. The third round of this meeting devoted to “Religious Discourses and Socio-Political Transitions in Herat”. This one-day meeting covered three panel discussions: 1) “Tolerance, Convergence and religious discourses”, 2) “Rituals, Institutional Dialogue and Dogmatism&rdqu

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UN Diplomat Visits AISS

2018-04-22

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Mr. Scott Smith, Director, Political Affairs Division at UNAMA, visited the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and met with Dr. Omar Sadr, AISS researcher. During this meeting, both sides discussed the proposed peace and reconciliation process and importance of interregional dialogue for the peace and development in Afghanistan.

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Swedish Ambassador Visits AISS

2018-04-21

Saturday, April 21, 2018
H.E. Mr. RHEE, Tobias Thyberg Swedish Ambassador to Afghanistan visited the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and met with the Director General of AISS. During this meeting, both sides exchanged views on ongoing political, security, economic and peace process. Both parties also emphasized the importance of sound and independent research for tackling difficult policy questions that the country faces. Read more

Pakistan Ambassador Visits AISS

2018-04-15

Sunday, April 15, 2018 
H.E. Mr. Zahid Nasrullah Khan, Pakistan Ambassador, 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 importance of interregional dialogue for the peace and development in Afghanistan and Mr. Ambassador also met with the Director General of AISS, Dr. Davood Moradian. Read more

Launching ceremony of “Typology of Religious trends in Contemporary Herat” in Kabul

2018-04-12

On Thursday 12 April 2018 the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS); launched its research paper entitled “Typology of Religious trends in Contemporary Herat”. 
Mr. Abdulkabir Salihi the author of the paper talked about the historical background and the present status of various Islamic schools, including the school of political Islam in Herat. Analyzing different characteristics of these sects, including their po

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