AISS Begins Mapping Afghanistan’s Corruption Terrain

  Saturday, August 02, 2014


Along with Somalia and North Korea, Afghanistan is nowadays considered as the world’s most corrupt country. A country where civil society’s clout is weak and divided; the economy is largely sustained by international aid; weak governance institutions have limited translucence and ac...

AISS Releases an Election-Related Book

  Tuesday, July 22, 2014


Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies(AISS) published an election-related book titled ”Afghan Democracy: Opportunities and obstacles”. This book is consisted of different articles coming form different perception which mainly focus on the experiences of the last election and shed t...

AISS holds a Round-Table Discussion on “Conversation with Dr. Spanta: “National Unity Government: Structure and Priorities”

  Tuesday, July 22, 2014


The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized a round-table discussion titled “Conversation with Dr. Spanta on, “National Unity Government: Structure and Priorities” in Kabul, as part of its Afghan presidential election program.

The round-table was attended b...

Afghanistan: Beyond Ethnic Politics and ‘Jihad Dividends’

  Monday, July 07, 2014

Dr Davood Moradian

Afghanistan appears to be joining the group of countries that produce contested elections. Unlike the universally commended first round of the presidential election in which Afghan voters and security forces bled for democracy, the second round has resulted...

AISS Holds Launching Ceremony & Roundtable Panel on Heart of Asia Process

  Monday, June 23, 2014


On Monday June 23, 2014, the much-anticipated launching ceremony of the AISS Heart of Asia Process (HoAP) report was held at the institute’s lovely courtyard. Some sixty attendees of Process’ member states and organizations listened to four panelists discussing the HoAP and the repo...