Prominent International Researchers join AISS
The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) is honored and welcomes Professor. Magnus Marsden as AISS Chief Academic Adviser, Professor Thomas H. Johnson as Non-Resident Senior Fellow, and Mr. Nafay Choudhury as Resident Research Fellow to its team member.
Professor Magnus Marsden is Director of the Sussex Asia Centre School of Global Studies, University of Sussex. He joined Sussex in November 2013 from SOAS, University of LondRead more
AISS organizes the second round of “Herat and Politics“ meeting
On December 13, 2017, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized the second round of "Herat and Politics". The second round of this meeting devoted to "Herat's Historical Position in Politics". This one-day meeting covered three panel discussions: 1) "Herat’s Political Life through the History", 2) "Herat, Politicians, Literature and Politics; Case Studies" and "Herat, Political Isolation and Economic Identity". ParticipRead more
AISS Opens Its Branch Office for the Western Region of Afghanistan
The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) is pleased to inform that it has just opened its branch office in Herat City to assist with the growing efforts of the organization. The opening of this new office is an important landmark for AISS, as it represents the first permanent station of its activities outside of Kabul. The Herat office of AISS consists of both administrative and research sections. It will significantly add to the oRead more
Book Launching of 'From the Monarchy to the Fall of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan'
On December 3, 2017, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized the launching ceremony for the book “From the Monarchy to the Fall of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan”. The book was authored by Mr. Abdul Wakil, Former Foreign Minister of Afghanistan. The book recounts Mr. Abdul Wakil’s personal experiences serving the Afghan government as an active and engaged politician in the past regime. During this event, MrRead more
The 2nd round of Afghanistan-Iran Cultural Dialogue
The second round of the “Afghanistan-Iran Cultural Dialogue” was organized by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies in Kabul on November 28, 2017. The main theme of this round of the dialogue was “Immigration”.
An eleven member Iranian delegation, led by the former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Sayed Rasoul Mousavi, represented Iran. The Iranian delegation was comprised of academics, researchers, and professors fr