AISS and IDSA signs MoU


The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with India’s Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA).

The agreement provides a framework for the two institutes’ bilateral cooperation in areas of joint research, publication, conference and scholars’ exchanges. The agreement was signed by the director of AISS, Dr. Moradian and the acting IDSA director/deputy director, Brig. Rumel Dahiya, SM (Retd.). The signin

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Dr. Spanta Delivers Keynote Speech at “Future Development of Afghanistan-China Relations”


Former National Security Adviser of Afghanistan and the chairman of the advisory board of Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS), Dr Rangin Dadfar Spanta delivered the keynote speech at the seminar on “Future Development of Afghanistan-China Relations” organized by AISS on November 10, 2014 in Kabul.

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AISS hosts Conference on “Future Development of Afghanistan-China Relations”

November 10, 2014

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized a joint Conference on “Future Development of Afghanistan-China Relations” with Chinese Embassy in Kabul and China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) on 10 November 2014 in Kabul – Afghanistan. The conference was attended by more than 100 participants comprising of Afghan government officials, Chinese scholars and officials , Afghan legislators, academic experts, distinguished journa

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AISS Releases “Trends in Student Radicalization Across University Campuses in Afghanistan” Research Report


AISS released the first 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 student radicalization across university campuses in Afghanistan. Arguing that trends differ across campuses, the report advances three noteworthy findings.

First, most university students are more concerned over prospects of post-graduation follow-on careers than

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AISS attended Afghanistan-Pakistan-China Trilateral Meeting



Director of Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS), Dr. Davood Moradian attended at the second meeting of “Afghanistan-Pakistan-China Trilateral Process” on 19-20 October 2014 in Islamabad. The Pakistan China Institute, in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung hosted the conference. The conference follows the Beijing Trilateral Dialogue: China-Afghanistan-Pakistan, held in Beijing in August 2013, co-hosted by the Pakistan-China Institute and the Ch

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