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AISS Signs MoU with Russia Institute of Oriental Studies

2017-02-28

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the with Russia Institute of Oriental Studies.The agreement provides a framework for the two institutes’ bilateral cooperation in the areas of joint research, publications, conferences and Scholars' Exchange.

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The AISS celebrated Sepandārmazgān Festival to honor Women’s dignity

2017-02-23

Today, the AISS celebrated Sepandārmazgān/Esfandegan, an ancient festival celebrated for Women on 5th Day of month of Esfand/February. The aim of the ceremony was to honor and appreciate Women’s dignity and to rejuvenate Afghanistan’s historical and cultural heritages. Participants of the ceremony were cultural activists, writers, and social and women’s rights activists. The panelists discussed on women’s role in the ancient Afghani

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NATO Senior Civilian Representative (SCR) visits AISS

2017-02-15

Today, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) hosted Ismail Aramaz, NATO Senior Civilian Representative (SCR) to Afghanistan on his last days of tenure. In this meeting, NATO SCR stressed on strategic partnership of NATO with Afghanistan and said that NATO is committed to stand beside Afghan people to supporting Afghan defense and security forces. In this meeting, the AISS director thanked Mr. Aramaz’s positive endeavors in Afghan

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The mistakes Trump should not repeat in Afghanistan

2017-02-07

By Dr. Davood Moradian

February 07, 2017

Kabul has joined Moscow, Tel Aviv and a few other capitals in welcoming Donald Trump’s presidential administration. Although Trump has not yet elaborated on his policy towards Afghanistan, his harsh and blunt criticisms of Washington’s ills, of the opportunistic and duplicitous US allies and of the US’ failure to win wars resonate with many Afghans.

Trump is the fif

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AISS organises “National Dialogue on Afghanistan’s Foreign Policy”

2017-02-02

On Feb 2, 2017, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) initiated a series of regular consultation, under the title of “National Dialogue) to bring together experts, officials, representatives from political parties, civil society and other stakeholders to discuss a number of key national issues. The first round of National Dialogue devoted to “Afghanistan’s Foreign Policy”. The one-day meeting by scores of high-ranking gover

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