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Recommendations for the US & Afghan Governments

Compiled by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies

As the new US administration is trying to set its policy for countering the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, on Thursday 20 April 2017, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) held its Second Round of National Dialogue on the topic of “The relationship between Afghanistan and the United States of America”. A number of experts in international relations, government officials, members of parli

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AISS representative attends “Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation”

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) representative attended the China’s “One Belt, One Road” Initiative: “A New Silk Road linking Asia, Africa and Europe” which was held from 14-15 May, 2017 in Beijing, China. The BRF is the highest-level forum under the Belt and Road Initiative and it aims to discuss ways to boost cooperation, build cooperation platforms and share cooperation outcomes. The One Belt One Road summit, the object of which is to build a “new Silk Road li

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AISS representative attends “Rebuilding Trust: Dialogue – Interaction – Crisis

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) representative attended in “Rebuilding Trust: Dialogue – Interaction – Crisis Management” Conference which was conducted in Vienna, Austria from May 11-13, 2017. The conference was co-organized by the Liechtenstein Institute at Princeton University and the Austrian Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). The main theme of the conference was addressing a ubiquitous lack of trust between people an

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AISS representative attends “De-radicalization” Symposium in Diffa, Niger

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) representative attended in International Symposium on the de-radicalization of young people and the reintegration Boko Haram militants who have repented. The aim of the symposium was to exchange views on conflict resolution, de-radicalization and reintegration of ex-combatants in the countries bordering the Lake Chad Basin. The participants also discussed past de-radicalization activities in Africa and, the world.
The three days symposium

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The 7th Round of Afghanistan-Pakistan Bilateral Dialogue Held in Pakistan

The 7th Round of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Bilateral (Track II/ 1.5) Dialogue was concluded in Islamabad with a call on the immediate reopening of border crossing points between the two countries to remedy the emerging humanitarian crises.

The 7th round of the dialogue held from 5-7 March, 2017 co-organized by AISS and the Regional Peace Institute (RPI) mainly focused on spread of religious extremist militancy, terrorism and the reported rise of Da’esh posing existential challenges

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