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Tajik Scholars Visits AISS

On October 18, 2017, Tajik scholars visited the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS). The delegation consisted of university professors and researchers of the Center for Strategic Research under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan. During the visit, the Tajik scholars held a meeting with the Director General of AISS. The two sides exchanged views on the opportunities and challenges that lay in the way of bilateral cooperation between Afghanistan and Tajikistan.

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SG of Pugwash Visits AISS

Secretary General of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, Professor Paolo Cotta-Ramusino, paid a visit to the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and met with the Director General of AISS. At the meeting, the two sides discussed the ongoing peace efforts in Afghanistan and the role of Pagwash in facilitating peace talks. Furthermore, the AISS Director briefed Professor Cotta on two recent AISS research reports with regards to peace talks.

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The 6th Herat Security Dialogue (HSD-VI)

The 6th round of Herat Security Dialogue, hosted by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) was held in Herat on 13 and 14 of October 2017. Experts, researchers, university professors, politicians, members of civil society and diplomats from 17 countries were participated in the conference. The main theme of this round of Herat Security Dialogue, “the future of Nation- States” was discussed in six panels focusing on important issues facing nation- states at regional and internat

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Pakistani Official Visits AISS

Deputy Head of Mission of Pakistan embassy to Afghanistan, Mr. Shahbaz Hussain paid a visit to the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and held a meeting with Director General of AISS. At the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on ongoing political, security, economic and regional developments and the prospects of improving Afghanistan and Pakistan bilateral relations.

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AISS celebrates Tamim Asey's appointment as Deputy Minister of Defense (MoD)

On Thursday September 21, 2017, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) held a celebration honoring the appointment of AISS research fellow, Mr. Tamim Asey, as the Deputy Defense Minister of the GIRoA. This event was attended by a number of foreign military attachés based in Kabul and military officials from the Ministry of Defense. During the event, the AISS Director General recognized Mr. Asey's tireless efforts for his country and countrymen, his rich international experienc

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