Events & Updates

The Second Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCC) Youth Camp

  The second SCO Youth camp was held in Shanghai and Beijing from 21st to 29th August 2017, where more than 160 participants of SCO member and observers participated in it. Afghanistan, which is one of the observers in SCO, also took part in it. One of the researchers of the Center for Strategic and […]

A delegation of the Chinese research centers visits CSRS

  A delegation of the Chinese researchers, who have come to Kabul in coordination with the Chinese Embassy in Afghanistan, met the leadership and members of the Center for Strategic and Regional Studies (CSRS) in its central office. In this meeting, on 22 August 2017, they discussed the situation in Afghanistan and the region particularly […]

The Egyptian Deputy Ambassador to Afghanistan met CSRS’s leadership

  The Egyptian Deputy Ambassador to Afghanistan Ibrahim Mamdoh Foda visited the Center for Strategic and Regional Studies (CSRS). In this meeting, on 13 August 2017, Mr. Foda said that by visiting the center he aimed to get informed about the activities of the CSRS. Mr. Mamdoh pointed out the Egyptian point of view about […]

CSRS Releases the Fourth Issue of the Tahlil Journal

  Tahlil is the six-month scientific and research magazine which includes analysis of various national, regional and international issues. This issue of the Journal of Tahlil contains articles about the country’s political, economic and security situation as well as the existing opportunities and challenges and the ways to deal with these challenges. In this issue, […]

Academic debate: the current political crisis in the country; Reasons and the Way Forward

  Since a while, especially after Hekmatyar’s coming to Kabul and after the bloody explosion in Kabul followed by demonstrations, the country’s political situation is moving toward crisis day by day. Although the NUG was confronted with internal disputes since ever the beginning, these disputes have recently resulted in the formation of the High Council […]

The “Afghanistan in the past one and a half-decade” press conference report

  The outcomes and the summary of the research and analytical report of “Afghanistan in the past one and a half decade, prepared by the Center for Strategic and Regional Studies (CSRS), was released on Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 in a press conference in Intercontinental Hotel, Kabul. The report, prepared in 400 pages, has comprehensively […]

A summary of the report “Afghanistan in the past one and a half-decade”

  The need to this report: There exist various institutions that annually release reports about the situation in Afghanistan; but these reports are either confined to a particular sector or present either statistics or the findings of surveys about all sectors in Afghanistan. So far, no research and analytical report is released that has analyzed […]

Seminar: the NUG’s current situation and future

  Two years ago, after the long disputes between the two leading candidates of the presidential elections, National Unity Government (NUG) was formed with the mediation of the US Secretary of States John Kerry and in the past two years it experienced many challenges. After two years the NUG has now reached a stage that […]

Seminar: peace deal between Afghan government and Hezb-e-Islami (HI)

After prolonged negotiations, Hezb-e-Islami (HI) under Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s leadership signed peace deal with the Afghan government. Both sides labeled this deal as an outcome of intra-afghan talks. In its monthly academic debate, which discusses each month’s hot issue and would carry on in the future, the Center for Strategic and Regional Studies (CSRS) discussed the […]

»Holding elections is a public obligation«

Speaking at a seminar entitled “elections in Islamic jurisprudence and law” in Kabul, the Director General of the Center for Strategic and Regional Studies, Kabul, Dr. Abdul Baqi Amin said that holding elections is a principle of Islamic political and added that the legitimacy of a regime will be questioned if it is established through […]

The CSRS Academic delegation visits China

A delegation of the Center for Strategic and Regional Studies (CSRS) visited China under “2016 Think Tank Exchange Program’’. Along with CSRS delegation, delegations from other Afghan research centers also visited China in this program. The official 12-day trip (17-29 July) was organized with the assistance of the Chinese Embassy in Afghanistan. The Senior Manager […]