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

  Saturday, September 27, 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, legislat...

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

  Monday, August 18, 2014


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 Re...

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

  Wednesday, August 13, 2014


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...

AISS Welcomes Two International Fellows

  Sunday, August 10, 2014



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 fo...

AISS Held Round-table on “Role of Civil Society in Future Afghan Government”

  Thursday, August 07, 2014



On Thursday August, 7, 2014, Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) with cooperation of Counterpart International held a round-table discussion on “ Future Afghan Government and Role of Civil Society”. The discussion was attended by Afghan government officials, ci...