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AISS launches “Herat School of Security” research project

2015-05-28

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) has commenced its first research project in security studies to explore the conception of security in Persian/Sufi sources & the possibility of synergizing Persian/Sufi approaches with contemporary conceptions of security. The two-years old project aims to articulate a conception of security based on normative and ethical principles that Persian/Sufi traditions have long advocated. The concepti

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Iranian Delegation visited AISS

2015-05-17

An Iranian delegation, led by Dr Zahrani, director general of Iran’s Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS) visited Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS). During the luncheon meeting, the Iranian delegation expressed its desire to establish working relations with the AISS in areas of mutual interests . Reiterating AISS’ strategic objective in promoting regional cooperation and mutual understanding, AISS director D

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AISS hosted Afghan Civil Society Representatives

2015-05-06

Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies held a 3-day conference in cooperation with National Endowment for Democracy (NED) from 4-6 May 2015 at the AISS office in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The conference was aimed at identifying the challenges faced by the Afghan civil society organizations in the coming decade of development and explore solutions to strengthen civil society. The conference was attended by 25 representatives of various civi

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PROMINENT AFGHAN GENERAL JOINS AISS

2015-05-06

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies is honored and welcomes Gen. Abdul Hadi Khaled as “Researcher ” to AISS team. He is in charge of AISS’ research project on “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 soli

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AISS hosts OIC Ambassadors

2015-04-25

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) hosted a number of the ambassadors of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Afghanistan. During the luncheon meeting, the ambassadors received briefing about the AISS’ forthcoming programs.Mr Amrullah Saleh, former chief of Afghanistan National Directorate of Security (NDS) gave the keynote speech, which focused on the region’s economic and security challenges.The OIC Permanent

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