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“Herat Security Dialogue III” International Conference

September 27-28, 2014
The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) hosted the Herat Security Dialogue III (HSD) 27-28 September 2014 in Herat, Afghanistan. This was the third annual international conference AISS hosted.It was attended by government officials, international organization delegates, legislators, academic experts, distinguished journalists, business delegates, media and civil society representatives from Afghanistan, the region and wider international commun

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National Security Adviser, Dr. Spanta’s Opening Speech at “Herat Security Dialogue


The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) hosted the Herat Security Dialogue III (HSD) 27-28 September 2014 in Herat, Afghanistan. This was the third annual international conference AISS hosted.It was attended by government officials, international organization delegates, legislators, academic experts, distinguished journalists, business delegates, media and civil society representatives from Afghanistan, the region and wider international community.

 

Its

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AISS co-parts in Afghanistan-Tajikistan-India Trilateral Meeting

 

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) participated at the first meeting of Afghanistan-Tajikistan-India Trilateral process, in Tajik capital, Dushanbe on 17-19 August 2014. The process is co-partnered with Delhi Policy Group (DPG) and Tajikistan’s Center for Strategic Researches under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan. The meeting brought together senior academic, former and serving officials from the three countries to explore possible areas of cooperat

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Jihadism in Central Asia: A Credible Threat After the Western Withdrawal From Afghanistan?

 

Bayram Balci, Didier Chaudet

The states of Central Asia—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan—are closely watching the political situation in Afghanistan, a neighbor with whom three of them share a border. This situation concerns them very deeply.

Central Asian governments view with alarm and pessimism the withdrawal by the end of 2014 of most of the Western troops that have been present in Afghanistan since a

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AISS Welcomes Two International Fellows

 

 

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Didier Chaudet and Ms. Farzana Marie as visiting fellows.

Mr. Didier Chaudet is the Head of the Programme on Iranian and South Asian Studies at European Institute for Prospective and Security (IPSE), a French think tank based in Paris. He was a Visiting Research Fellow at IPRI (Islamabad Policy Research Institute) during the academic year 2013-2014. Presently h

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