Afghanistan Crisis 2021 International Round Table Zoom webinar


Chairman: Dr. Darko Trifunovic, Director, Institute for National and International Security &Research Associated Professor, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Security Studies, Serbia “Afghanistan / Regional and International Security & Energy”

Co-Chairman: Dr. Zahid Anwar, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences & Director, China Study Center & Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Peshawar, Pakistan "Afghanistan: Peace so near and yet so far"

Co-Chairman: Dr. Jagannath P. Panda, Research Fellow & Centre Coordinator, East Asia, Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, India “India's Security Choices in Afghanistan vis-a-vis China and Pakistan”

Introductions by Chairman and Co-Chairman
Special guest speaker from Afghanistan:
Mr. Mahmood Haji Azizullah, RIEAS researcher
“Contemporary Political issue, Cultural Issues and historical issues of Afghanistan”


Dr. Zhang Jiadong, Fudan University, PR China “China's concern and possible policy on Afghanistan”

Dr. Gordan Akrap, Hybrid Warfare Research Institute, Croatia “Islamic Republic of Afghanistan - Crossroads of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”

Dr. Shlomo Shpiro, Bar Ilan University, Israel 'Western Intelligence Services and Afghanistan'

Dr. John Nomikos, Director, Research Institute for European and American Studies-RIEAS, Greece. “Afghanistan and Eastern Mediterranean Region: Energy Security Challenges”

Dr. Jonathan Levy, Attorney at Law, British Indian Ocean Supreme Court&Astana International Financial Centre Court&Abu Dhabi Global Market Court, USA “War Crimes in Afghanistan”

Dr. Shaul Shay, Founding member of Institute for National and International Security-INIS “Afghanistan at a crossroad”

Dr. Lasha Tchantouridzé, Director of the Graduate Programs in Diplomacy and IR, College of Graduate and Continuing Studies, Norwich University – The Military College of Vermont, US “The differences between Soviet and Western experiences in Afghanistan”

Dr. Marco Lombardi, Director of ITSTIME research center At Catholic University Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy “EU perspective on Afghanistan future”