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”Herat Security Dialogue IV” International Conference

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) hosted the 4th Herat Security Dialogue (HSD-IV) in Herat, Afghanistan.

The two-day conference, held on October 2, 2015, was attended by scores of high-ranking government officials, legislators, academicians, businessmen, and representatives of different international organizations, media outlets and civil society.

The HSD series aims to challenge the conventional approaches to security and encourage creative and ‘out of

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AISS releases “Trends in radicalization across unregistered madrassas in Afghanistan” research report

AISS released the second of a series of papers dedicated to examining the trends in radicalization across the various sectors throughout Afghanistan. This paper is a comprehensive examination of the trends in radicalization across unregistered madrassas in Afghanistan.
The paper concludes three primary findings relating to religious tolerance and interpretation, as well as external linkages between transnational sources and madrassas.
First, weak and uncompetitive advanced educa

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AISS Signs MoU with Kazakhstan’s Institute for Strategic Studies

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies Under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The agreement provides a framework for the two institutes’ bilateral cooperation in the areas of joint research, publications, conferences and Scholars’ Exchange. The agreement was signed by the director of AISS, Dr. Moradian and Dr. Erlan Karin, director of the Kazakhstan Institute for

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AISS releases “Corruption mapping in Afghanistan” survey outcomes in Herat & Mazar-e-Sharif

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized launching ceremony to release, its recent published report, “Corruption mapping in Afghanistan” survey outcomes in the Western and northern city of Herat and Mazar-e-Sharif. The press conferences took place on Monday 24th in Herat and on Wednesday 26th August 2015, in Mazar-e-Sharif, which brought together local authorities, provincial council members, civil society organizations, Professors, university students and journalists.<

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AISS Releases “Corruption Mapping in Afghanistan” Research Report

Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) releases “Corruption mapping in Afghanistan” survey outcomes focusing on assessment of people’s understanding and viewpoint from corruption in 12 provinces of Afghanistan including Kabul, Herat, Balkh, Kandahar, Bamyan, Badghis, Badakhshan, Kunar, Nangarhar, Jawzjan, Parwan and Kunduz.

It can be said that corruption is a universal challenge which exists in most of the countries around the globe, especially in third world countries.

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