Workshop

KAS Workshop on Transnational Jihadism and Regional Security

From the Global to the Afghan Context

On 02 May, the KAS Office Afghanistan organised an international Workshop on "Transnational Jihadism and Regional Security - From the Global to the Afghan Context"

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The key note speaker was Dr. Hans-Jakob Schinder, Senior Director of the CounterExtremism Project (CEP), New York, and a former UNSC diplomat

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Program

Welcome and Introduction

Dr. Ellinor Zeino, KAS Resident Representative

First session: Transnational Jihadism from a Global and Regional Perspective

Chair: Intizar Khadim

Transnational Terrorist Groups in Syria and Iraq

Nils Wörmer, Head of Department for Foreign & Security Affairs, KAS, Berlin

Recent Global Developments of Transnational Terrorist and Jihadist groups (al-Qaida & IS)

Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, Senior Director Counterterrorism Project, New York

Transnational Elements of the Afghan Insurgency: Recent Developments and its Implication for Peace and Stability in Afghanistan

Deputy Director, CAPS Center for Peace and Conflict Studies

Q & A

Lunch Buffet

Second session: National Insurgency and Transnational Jihadism in the Afghan Context

Chair: Dr. Ellinor Zeino, KAS Country Representative

Recent Observations of Radicalisation in Syria

UNDP Damascus, Syria

Faith and Identity in a community bound by history in the Age of Global Jihadism

Country Director, American Institute of Afghanistan Studies
The Taliban: Political aspiration, military strategy, and recruitment

Lecturer Kardan University

Current Jihadist Trends in North Afghanistan

Journalist LA Times

Local legitimacy of the Taliban Movements – Findings from Field Research in Faryab Province

Dr. Florian Weigand, PostDoc, London School of Economics

Q & A / Conclusion

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Venue

Kabul

Contact

Dr. Ellinor Zeino

Leiterin des Auslandsbüros Afghanistan

ellinor.zeino@kas.de
Workshop Transnationaler Jihadismus KAS Kabul
Workshop Transnationaler Jihadismus KAS Kabul
Workshop Transnationaler Jihadismus KAS Kabul
Workshop Transnationaler Jihadismus KAS Kabul
Workshop Transnationaler Jihadismus KAS Kabul
Workshop Transnationaler Jihadismus KAS Kabul
Workshop Transnationaler Jihadismus KAS Kabul
Workshop Transnationaler Jihadismus KAS Kabul
Workshop Transnationaler Jihadismus KAS Kabul
Workshop Transnationaler Jihadismus KAS Kabul