An Assessment of the Possibility of Producing Consensus within the Parliamentary & Decentralized System of Democracy in Afghanistan
Saturday, May 01, 2021
In this paper, the central question is how to navigate compromises and reach an agreement on a peace settlement with the Taliban within the constitutional framework of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan? Although this paper focuses on a post-peace political system in Afghanistan, parts can be used for an interim and transitional period to build a political consensus in the country.
A Constitutional Reckoning with The Taliban’s Brand of Islamist Politics: The Hard Path Ahead
Thursday, April 01, 2021
“A Constitutional Reckoning with The Taliban’s Brand of Islamist Politics: The Hard Path Ahead” is a recent research paper by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies. This research investigates the Taliban’s views on the relation between state law and Fiqh, and the legislative power by examining three documents with credible links to the Taliban in the context of Afghanistan’s constitutional...
Prospects and Economic Priorities for a Durable Peace in Afghanistan
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
This paper aims to examine economic prospects and challenges for a negotiated settlement in Afghanistan. In doing so, it explores the state of the economy and conflict, prospects for a political settlement, priorities and the political economy. The paper uses primary and secondary data from the Afghan government, the World Bank and other international institutions.
Political Settlement and Post-Conflict Order in Afghanistan People’s Views
Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS), launched its recent research paper titled “Political Settlement and Post-Conflict Order in Afghanistan People’s Views”. Distinguished politicians, diplomats, academics, civil society members and media representatives attended the event. Hadi Ayoobi, AISS researcher, H.E Abdul Salam Rahimi, State Minister in peace affairs and Aziz Rafiee, Director o...
Political Settlement of the Afghanistan Conflict: Divergent Models
Friday, March 01, 2019
Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS), launched its recent research paper titled “Political Settlement of the Afghanistan Conflict: Divergent Models”. This paper explores and analyses different possibilities of a political settlement in Afghanistan.
The Fallacy of Peace Process in Afghanistan: The People’s Perspectives
Thursday, November 01, 2018
The AISS released its latest research paper, entitled “The Fallacy of Peace Process in Afghanistan the People’s Perspectives" The purpose of the current paper is to discuss Afghanistan’s peace processes post 2001, as well as level of awareness on the peace process, People’s perception of the Taliban and evaluation of the current peace process.
Modalities of Conflict Resolution in Afghanistan: A Negotiated Settlement Scenario
Saturday, September 01, 2018
The AISS released its latest research paper, entitled “Modalities of Conflict Resolution in Afghanistan: A Negotiated Settlement Scenario“ The purpose of this paper sheds lights onmultiple perspectives on conflict, conflict resolution, and negotiations in Afghanistan.
Four Decades of Efforts for Peace and Reconciliation in Afghanistan
Sunday, January 01, 2017
The AISS released its latest research paper, titled, “Four Decades of Efforts for Peace and Reconciliation in Afghanistan: Analysis of The Impediments and Barriers to Sustainable Peace”.This research paper has investigated all active factors and components involved in causing and driving the conflict in Afghanistan through different periods, beginning by the 1978 coup to the present era. The re...
Afghan people’s attitudes and perceptions towards peace talks between the government and the Taliban
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
The AISS released the findings of its latest public opinion survey report titled: Afghan people’s attitudes andperceptions towards peace talks between the Government and theTaliban. The main objective of the survey was to analyze and examine theviews and interpretation of the Afghan people on the process and nature ofpeace talks with the Taliban which has been initiated by the government of Afg...