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PSSI organized two roundtables on the Middle East

23.04.2012

On March 28, 2012 the Prague Security Studies Institute organized a roundtable debate with professor Hillel Frisch, who teaches at the Departments of Political Studies and Middle East Studies in Bar-Ilan University, Israel and is a Senior Researcher in BESA Center for Strategic Studies. Professor Frisch specializes in Middle Eastern and Palestinian politics and security studies. 

In his opening remarks professor Frisch discussed the reason why there is currently no progress in the peace process between Israel and Palestine. He talked about the domestic situation in Israel, competing political forces in Palestinian society and also about the role of external players. In the following debate professor Frisch discussed the potential consequences for Israel following the latest changes in Egypt and Syria. 

On April 18, Ambassador Jeremy Issacharoff, Deputy Director General, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was the latest guest speaker at PSSI's increasingly popular roundtable series.  Ambassador Issacharoff, who had recently traveled to both the US and Russia for high level bilateral meetings, presented the Israeli position on Iran's quest for weaponizing nuclear materials.  The roundtable also discussed the crisis in Syria and the role of Russia and China in the Middle East.  

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 »