AISS’s Recent Research Paper on "Afghan Elites' Perception of Iran's Policies in Afghanistan"
On Thursday 3 May 2018 the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS), held the lunching ceremony of its latest research paper titled “the Afghan elites perception toward the Islamic Republic of Iran” Distinguished politicians and diplomats, academics, civil society members and media representatives attended the event. The AISS latest research paper sheds lights on the perception of Afghanistan’sRead more
Celebration of Khajah Abdullah Ansari's Birthday
On Thursday 3 May 2018 the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) celebrated the 1200th Birthday of the well-known poet Khajah Abdullah Ansari in Herat. A number of government officials, diplomats, academia, civil society activists and journalists participated in the event. During this event, speakers paid respect to the poet's cultural and literary works. The event was organized by the AISS regionalRead more
AISS organizes the third round of ”Herat and Politics”
On Tuesday 24 April 2018, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized the third round of “Herat and Politics” meeting. The third round of this meeting devoted to “Religious Discourses and Socio-Political Transitions in Herat”. This one-day meeting covered three panel discussions: 1) “Tolerance, Convergence and religious discourses”, 2) “Rituals, Institutional Dialogue and Dogmatism&rdquRead more
UN Diplomat Visits AISS
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Mr. Scott Smith, Director, Political Affairs Division at UNAMA, visited the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and met with Dr. Omar Sadr, AISS researcher. During this meeting, both sides discussed the proposed peace and reconciliation process and importance of interregional dialogue for the peace and development in Afghanistan.
Swedish Ambassador Visits AISS
Saturday, April 21, 2018
H.E. Mr. RHEE, Tobias Thyberg Swedish Ambassador to Afghanistan visited the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and met with the Director General of AISS. During this meeting, both sides exchanged views on ongoing political, security, economic and peace process. Both parties also emphasized the importance of sound and independent research for tackling difficult policy questions that the country faces.