Herat Security Dialogue

Herat Security Dialogue-VII

7th Herat Security Dialogue (HSD-VII)
"Afghanistan War: Is there a light at the end of the Tunnel?"
26-27 October 2018-Herat, Afghanistan

The crisis of Afghanistan has become one of the longest wars in modern time, spanning four decades, involving multiple actors, causes and drivers. However, despite its length, there remain competing and conflicting understandings of the nature of the conflict among both Afghans and external p

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Herat Security Dialogue-VI

6th Herat Security Dialogue (HSD-VI)
The Future of Nation-States
13-14 October 2017-Herat, Afghanistan

The institution of “nation-state” has been the leading model of political organization since 18th century. While primarily a European invention, it has become a universal model, though often reluctantly and externally-imposed in the case of non-European/Western communities. However, the massive socio-

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Herat Security Dialogue-V

5th Herat Security Dialogue (HSD-V)
“Violence & Political Order”
14-15 October 2016-Herat, Afghanistan

The early decades of the third millennium continue to be haunted by the images of the medieval era and the dark pages of European history.  The promise of “the end of history” has been replaced by the horror of “the return of history”.  Violence in all its manifestations is becoming the “order” of a growing number of nations and regions, including Muslim-ma

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Herat Security Dialogue IV

4th Herat Security Dialogue (HSD- IV)
“Islamic Civilization: Stagnation; Renaissance”
2-3 October 2015-Herat, Afghanistan

The Herat Security Dialogue (HSD) is an annual international conference, held by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS). It is attended by government officials, international organization delegates, legislators, academic experts, distinguished journalists, business delegates, media and civil society representatives from Afghanistan, the regio

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Herat Security Dialogue III

3rd Herat Security Dialogue (HSD-III)
27-28 September 2014-Herat, Afghanistan

The Herat Security Dialogue (HSD) is an annual international conference, held by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS). It is attended by government officials, international organization delegates, legislators, academic experts, distinguished journalists, business delegates, media and civil society repres

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Herat Security Dialogue II

2nd Herat Security Dialogue (HSD-II)
5-6 October 2013-Herat, Afghanistan

The Herat Security Dialogue (HSD) is an annual international conference, held by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS). It is attended by government officials, international organization delegates, legislators, academic experts, distinguished journalists, business delegates, media and civil society representatives from Afghanistan, the region and wider international community.

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