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The Role of Nuclear Deterrence in European and Global Security

02.03.2011

On February 21, 2011 PSSI co-organized two lectures by Dr. Bruno Tertrais, Senior Research Fellow from the Foundation for Strategic Research in Paris

The first lecture by Dr. Tertrais, organized in co-operation with the French Embassy in Prague and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, was attended by more than 40 participants, including officials from the Czech Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense, representatives of think-tanks, academia and diplomats. 

In his lecture, Dr. Tertrais analyzed various aspects of nuclear deterrence and nuclear weapons in present geopolitical landscape, including possible impact of the  Prague Agenda proposed by President Obama in 2008, compatibility of the planned missile defense system and nuclear deterrence and  different roles attributed to nuclear weapons in national security strategies of respective nuclear powers. 

The second lecture on the same topic took place at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Charles University. It was attended by more than thirty students of Security Studies, MA program established with PSSI´s support.

PSSI launches a project on identification of instruments for the protection of the Czech Republic from the non-standard economic behavior of the Russian Federation

24.05.2017

The use of economic and financial instruments to achieve political goals is an important element of the foreign, defense and development policies of each state. The way in which this power is exercised externally or how it treats foreign investors, almost ... more »

PSSI Contributes to 2017 Space Security Index Working Group Meeting

03.05.2017

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, contributed to the 14th annual Space Security Index Working Group meeting hosted by McGill University in Montreal on May 2-3, 2017. The Space Security Index, a report seeking to assess ... more »

A third PSSI's roundtable on Russia’s influence activities in Warsaw

28.04.2017

PSSI, Centrum Polsko-Rosyjskiego Dialogu i Porozumienia and Centrum Stosunków Międzynarodowych co-organized a third closed-door roundtable, in Warsaw, that presented the progress made in two ongoing projects – “The ... more »

RMSSP students met with George Firth, a security expert and a former member of the British 22 SAS Regiment

26.04.2017

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, RMSSP students met with George Firth, a former member of the British 22 SAS Regiment. Mr. Firth has an extensive military and counterterrorism portfolio and delivered a lecture on Hostile Environment Awareness Training ... more »

Call for Applications: NATO Summer School 2017

12.04.2017

NATO SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 13th Annual PSSI Summer School, in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. “NATO in the Age of Hybrid Warfare“ July 9-15, 2017 (Měřín, ... more »

PSSI held a second roundtable on Russia’s influence activities in Budapest

06.04.2017

On April 5, PSSI and CEID co-organized a closed-door roundtable that presented preliminary findings from two ongoing projects – “The Development of Economic Relations Between V4 and Russia: Before and After Ukraine” and “Raising ... more »