Mapping Terrorism in Afghanistan
An atmosphere of ambiguity surrounds the understanding of the nature of conflict and typology of organizations involved in terrorist activities in Afghanistan. With the absenc...
How to Win the Drug War in Afghanistan
M. Ashraf Haidari
This past November, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released its annual survey of opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan for 2017. As ever, the surv...
An Assessment and Critique of National Debates on Alternative Political Systems in Afghanistan
AISS Research Department
Reform of the political system through changing of the system is one of the demands often discussed but, it became formal after the controversial Presidential...
The Nation-State: Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives
The origins of the nation-state and the sources of nationalism have been a source of profound interest to historians, sociologists, philosophers and anthropologists. A ke...
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Panel VI: Special Session on US' New Strategy for Afghanistan/Region
First round of “Panel VI: The Way forwards
First round of “Panel V: Outsmarting Terrorists; Indigenous Narratives
First round of “Panel IV: Afghanistan: From Great Game to Great Consensus
First round of “Panel III: External Powers: Rules of the Game
First round of “Panel II: New Great Game: Central Asian States: Stakeholders or Passive Observers
First round of “Panel I: The World in Transition; Return of Geopolitics; Evolution of Terrorism
First round of “Opening Session: Afghanistan-Central Asia Dialogue – IV