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Two Roundtables on the Middle East with Professor Uzi Arad

03.11.2011

On October 6-7, 2011, PSSI had the unique opportunity to host Professor Uzi Arad, former Foreign Policy Advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. During the first round-table, Prof. Arad spoke about the factors which determine Israeli security and defense actions. He also explored in detail the history, geography, aspirations, values, and circumstances influencing Israeli strategy. In the second round-table, Prof. Arad's lecture focused on the Middle East in 2012: What to expect. When touching on the issue of the Arab Spring, Prof. Arad mentioned that there is no precedent from the past for such an event. It was not organized by a well developed revolutionary structure.  Rather, it was a spontaneous action organized via new media. Yet, according to Prof. Arad, the political changes in the region may lead to further politicization of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Prof. Arad also lebeled the militarization of the Middle East as a dangerous phenomenon, alluding to the number of countries with nuclear ambitions in the region. In his speech, Prof. Arad concluded by evaluating current Israeli-Turkish relations. 

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 and the Czech MFA Held a Conference on "Fifteen Years of Czech Presence in Civilian Missions"

19.06.2017

On June 19, 2017, PSSI joined forces with the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the first involvement of the Czech Republic in civilian missions of the EU and OSCE in a one-day conference that was held at ... 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 »