In-person Roundtable Discussion on Digital Mullahs: Understanding Taliban’s Online Strategy & Policy Responses

  Friday, February 10, 2023

On Friday, February 10, 2023, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) in partnership with the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit of the LSE held an in-person roundtable discussion on Taliban’s Online Strategy.

The Taliban’s victory was facilitated by many fac...

Online Roundtable Discussion on Chasing Unicorn: Norway’s Taliban Diplomacy

  Friday, January 20, 2023

Norway's recent efforts, including mediation secret talks between the former authorities of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban, and subsequently Norway's hosting of Taliban leaders in January 2022 have raised many questions regarding Norway’s foreign policy and its...

Annual Glasgow Afghan United Supper for Robert Burns and Mawlana Jalal ad-Din Mohammad Rumi

  Wednesday, January 18, 2023

On 18 January 2023, AISS’s General Director, Dr Davood Moradian participated in Annual Glasgow Afghan United Supper for “Burns & Rumi Night” and delivered a special lecture on “Rummi/Balkhi: The Prophet of Love from Khorosan”. Dr. Moradian spoke comparatively abo...

In-person Roundtable Discussion: Holding the Taliban Accountable: Utilising International Laws

  Friday, October 28, 2022

As part of its ongoing roundtable discussion series, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies UK (AISS-UK) held its second in-person roundtable discussion on "Holding the Taliban accountable: Utilising international laws" on 28th October at the "Frontline Club” media center...

AISS will Organise its Flagship Herat Security Dialogue-X (HSD-10) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

  Friday, October 07, 2022

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) is pleased to announce that the 10th Herat Security Dialogue (HSD-X) will be held on 29-30 November, 2022 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. This year’s conference theme will be “Inclusive Political System: The Way forward”. As with the pr...