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AISS holds launching ceremony “The Return of Abel”

On May 30, 2016, Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) hosted a launching ceremony for “The Return of Abel”, a Novel by Ahmad Zia Siamak Herawi. The ceremony was inaugurated by Reza Mohammadi, Kawa Jobran and Alam Sahar whom informed the participants of Mr. Siamak Herawi’s important role in the literature and culture activities. Government officials, members of parliament, academia, civil society activists as well as journalists attended the event.

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AISS Co-organizes 5th Afghanistan-Pakistan Dialogue

The fifth “Afghanistan-Pakistan Refugee Bilateral Dialogue”, co-organized by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies and the Regional Peace Institute (RPI) held from 20th to 21st of May 2016 in Islamabad, Pakistan.

The 5th round of the dialogue principally focused on the Afghan refugee issues under the umbrella theme of “Finding a Sustainable Solution to a Human Crisis: Unraveling the Pak-Afghan Paradigm”.

The sub-themes that came up for discussion in the clos

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AISS Holds a Farewell Ceremony in Honor of the Ambassador of the Republic of France, H.E Ambassador Mr. Jean-Michel Marlaud

On Friday May 13, 2016, Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) held a farewell dinner in honor of the Ambassador of the Republic of France, H.E Mr. Jean-Michel Marlaud. This event was attended by Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta, Former National Security Advisor, Indian Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Manpreet Vohra, German Ambassador, H.E Mr. Markus Potzel, TurkishAmbassador, H.E. Mr. Ali Sait AKIN, organization of Islamic cooperation permanent representative to Afghanistan, Ambassador Aydin Nurhan, NAT

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Uzbek Ambassador visited AISS

On April 20th Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan, H.E Ambassador Yadgar Shadmanov and two other Uzbek Officials from the Uzbekistan embassy visited Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and held a meeting with AISS representatives, Mujtaba Ayan and Reza Mohammadi. Both sides exchanged views on different issues pertaining to Afghanistan and the regional. H.E Ambassador Yadgar Shadmanov and AISS representatives also discussed the potential areas of close cooperation between AISS

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Roundtable Panel on “Afghanistan’s Regional Dynamics & Expectations”

On Saturday, April 16, 2016, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) held a round-table on “Afghanistan’s Regional Dynamics & Expectations”.  The discussion was attended by the Afghan government officials, civil society activists, representatives of foreign embassies in Kabul, political experts, academia and media.
The speakers in the roundtable were General Karimi, former Chief of Staff, Afghanistan, Dr Nasir Andisha, Deputy Foreign Minister of Afghanistan and Ambass

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