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About Us

Center for Strategic Studies is a leading Scientific-research institution in the country which was founded in the first year after Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan by a group of handful professors and scholars, based on a clear logic and rational method at the Foreign Ministry of Afghanistan.

New trends in foreign policy and their deep impacts on all other dimensions, especially to the national interests and security, have doubled the importance of research on this field. This resulted to the interest of diplomacy institution seeking to promote the knowledge and research in the area of foreign policy as supporting factor beside the Ministry.  Therefore, this Center in the area of Scientific-research tries to give a scientific assessment for the foreign policy complexities, investigates the political and security problems and crises in the present world and also study the influences of the opposite factors to the foreign policy, Strategic exchange of Afghanistan foreign policy in the social, economic process of the region and glob. Thus, seeking a knowledge-oriented diplomacy to promote better output is the main objective.

The Strategic Center focusing in conflation of the science and practice in the political field, will present its achievements to the politicians and policy makers in order to help them to generalize for a better decision makings in the field of foreign policy. In this process, the role of “Strategic Center” is undeniable for the analysis of political options and solution.

The Center for Strategic Studies also understand the necessity of institutionalizing strategic and international investigations through targeted and comprehensive publishing, training, seminars, conferences, and scientific meetings of the Foreign Affairs, which is in the national and international interests of Afghanistan.

Theoretical foundation of the Center for Strategic Studies:

  • Knowledge-oriented policy making is more successful than other methods of foreign policy.
  • Providing foreign policy objectives in the framework of the national interest requires the use of the scientific knowledge of elites for the utilization of the principles, methods, and scientific instruments by policy makers.
  • Accurate and scientific understanding of international environment and international events requires better decisions making in the area of ​​foreign policy.
  • Political Studies and diplomatic training is essential for all external ministries around the world.
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a mirror of Afghanistan to the world should be managed in well and good image to the nations of the world. This mission without the proper skills and knowledge cannot be realized in practice.
  • Our Foreign Policy institution has knowledgeable and trained diplomats in all developed and other most countries in the region and world. They are expert on research and academics works
  • The changing global situation of world and developing location of Afghanistan in the region and world attracts foreign ministry of Afghanistan to take modern scientific steps to promote knowledge of the diplomats in order to anticipate upcoming political-security related issues.