Review Process

Publications by AAN are subjected to an academic, rigorous style and peer review process to ensure the quality of the research and the reliability of the analysis. AAN thematic reports and briefing papers are reviewed by at least two internal and three external reviewers, discussion papers by at least two internal reviewers, and dispatches are reviewed by at least one internal reviewer (usually more).

The opinions expressed in publications by the Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN) do not necessarily reflect those of the organisation.

For further information about the quality control of AAN’s publications, please request a copy of AAN’s author guidelines at