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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's Second Briefing Paper in the Project Identification of Instruments for the Protection of the Czech Republic from the Non-standard Economic Behavior of the Russian Federation

19.07.2017

The second Briefing Paper of the project "Identification of Instruments for the Protection of the Czech Republic from the Non-standard Economic Behavior of the Russian Federation" is now available! This time we focus on "The Role of Russian ... more »

The Call for Applications to Robinson-Martin Security Scholars Program (RMSSP) 2017/2018 is Now Open!

17.07.2017

Are you interested in international and domestic security affairs? Would you like to become a well-equipped professional capable of understanding the complex national security problems and foreign policy issues of the 21st century? Apply to the Robinson-Martin ... more »

PSSI launched its 13th NATO Summer School in Měřín, Czech Republic

10.07.2017

In cooperation with NATO's Public Diplomacy Division, PSSI kicked off its 13th NATO summer school “NATO in the Age of Hybrid Warfare“, which is being held between July 9 - 15, 2017 in Měřín. Over 20 security-minded students from ... more »

PSSI Contributed to CIR Report "Information warfare in the Internet"

03.07.2017

PSSI contributed to the publication "Information warfare in the Internet: Countering Pro-Kremlin Disinformation in the CEE Countries"  that offers recommendations such as teaching children to distinguish fake news from the real ones; naming ... more »

PSSI released a video from the second rountable on Russia's influence activities

15.06.2017

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 »

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 »