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AISS hosted a meeting on Afghan Peace process

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies hosted a luncheon meeting to discuss latest developments related to Afghan peace process. The meeting brought together Ambassador of India, Amar Sinha, former Pakistani envoy to Afghanistan, Ambassador Ayaz Wazir, former Refugees Affairs Minister & Peace activist, Dr Farugh Azam, member of the Afghan delegation to peace negotiation, Ambassador Natighi and a number of civil society representative. The participants exchanges views on the impediments to

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High Tea with Ambassador of Iran .H.E. Ambassador Mohammad Reza Bahrami

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) was pleased to host Iranian Ambassador, H.E. Mohammad Reza Bahrami, in Kabul as part of the “High Tea with the Ambassador” lecture series.

Government officials, members of parliament, academia as well as civil society activists attended the event.

AISS Director, Dr. Davood Moradian in his welcoming remarks highlighted the cultural and linguistic similarities existing between Iran and Afghanistan, in addition to highligh

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Iran deal: A possible game-changer for Afghanistan

Iran’s nuclear agreement has created a political and geostrategic earthquake in the Middle East and beyond, including accelerating the reform movement within Iran andempowering democratic constituencies in the Islamic world.

Liberated from external containment and internal suppression, Iran could now help itself, the region and the wider Islamic world towards greater prosperity, stability, and a pluralistic future. And Afghanistan will immensely benefit from the restoration of Ira

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AISS conducts a two-day Training for Its Upcoming Project

Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized a two-day training workshop for its upcoming project, “Radicalization Trends among Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF).

The project aims to gauge the level of radical views among the Afghan security personnel and to understand the underlying factors of green on blue attacks, killing of an Afghan solider by an Afghan soldier and other issues which are supposed to be analyzed within radicalism and extremism.

This t

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Afghanistan’s shaky foundations

Beginning June 23, all of the main state bodies in Afghanistan will lose their constitutional basis. The Afghan Parliament’s term will end on June 22 with no new parliament in line to replace it due to the government’s failure to hold elections this past April. The executive branch, led by the national unity government, also lacks a constitutional mandate, as the new government was the product of a political deal rather than a formal electoral process.

The Supreme Court, the att

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