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International Conference of “Silk-Road and Transport Diplomacy”

January 25-26, 2017

The “Silk-Road and Transport Diplomacy” international conference organized by Allameh Tabataba’i University (ATU) in collaboration with the silk-road Universities Network (SUN) at the strategic city of Chabahar provided a unique opportunity for scholars from countries of the region to exchange views on the future potentials of regional economic cooperation in the Silk Road region. Mr. Nazir Kabiri one of AISS researcher was attended in the conference. The

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Round-table on “US-Afghanistan Relations under President Trump”

On 19th January 2017, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized a roundtable under the title of “US-Afghanistan Relations under President Trump”. The panel was moderated by Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Haidari, Director-General of Policy & Strategy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan / AISS Research Fellow. The speakers of the panel were Mr. Michael Albin, Scholar-Librarian, US Congress Library and Mr. Hamid Arsalan, Program Officer, National Endowment for Democracy, Washing

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Egyptian Deputy Head of Mission visits AISS

Mr. Ibrahim Mamdouh Fouda, Deputy Head of Mission of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Afghanistan visited the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies and held a meeting with Director General of AISS. During this meeting, the two sides exchanged views on ongoing political, security, economic and regional developments in the country and the prospects of further strengthening of bilateral relations between Afghanistan and Egypt.

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AISS releases its research paper on ‘Peace’

Today (Jan 12th, 2017), the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) its latest research paper, titled, “Four Decades of Efforts for Peace and Reconciliation in Afghanistan: Analysis of The Impediments and Barriers to Sustainable Peace”.
This research paper has investigated all active factors and components involved in causing and driving the conflict in Afghanistan through different periods, beginning by the 1978 coup to the present era. The research also looks at practical a

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German Official Visits AISS

Dr. Ulrich Ernst, Chargé d’Affaires of the German Embassy in Kabul 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 further strengthening Afghanistan and Germany bilateral relation

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