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Roundtable on Syria with Jonathan Spyer

02.04.2013

On March 26 2013, PSSI hosted Jonathan Spyer, a Senior Research Fellow at the Global Research in International Affairs Center in Herzliya, Israel, author and journalist specializing in the areas of Israel, Lebanon, Syria and broader issues of regional strategy. In his lecture, Mr. Spyer gave a short overview of the events in Syria since the outbreak of the uprising and assessed the current situation in Syria, focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of both the government and the rebels, and the international support both are receiving. Elaborating on the current state of the conflict in Syria, Mr. Spyer stressed the fact that there is a growing Western consensus that the deadly stalemate in Syria has to be broken in order for the moderate rebels to prevail over the hardline Islamists. Last but not least, drawing on his recent immediate experience from the Syria’s Kurdish region, Mr. Spyer mentioned the potential risk of the country’s disintegration and the Syrian Kurds’ rising aspirations. The roundtable was organized with the kind support of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

PSSI at 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

07.10.2018

PSSI took part in the 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) held this year on October 1-5, 2018, in Bremen, Germany. The theme of this year’s Congress was “IAC2018 – Involving Eveyone“ (more information about ... more »

PSSI Published a Second Briefing Paper Written within the Project “Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities"

21.09.2018

The second briefing paper focuses on Russian, Chinese, Turkish and Gulf States’ influence and activities in the political arena of the Western Balkan countries. Defining the political sphere is particularly difficult since it permeates all other ... more »

PSSI to Hold a Public Debate on Cyber Warfare

15.09.2018

Cyber Warfare in the 21st Century Former secretary of defense Leon Panetta once described cyber warfare as “the most serious threat in the twenty-first century,” capable of destroying our entire infrastructure and crippling the nation. ... more »

PSSI Contributes to AMOS SSA Policy Forum

14.09.2018

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, participated in a panel discussion at the SSA Policy Forum, part of the annual Advanced Maui Optical and Surveillance (AMOS) Technologies Conference, held in Maui, Hawaii, on September ... more »

PSSI Held a Brainstorming Meeting on China’s One Belt One Road Initiative with Experts from V4+ Countries

13.09.2018

On September 13, PSSI held a brainstorming meeting with project partners within the project „Comparative analysis of the approach towards China: V4+ and One Belt, One Road (OBOR)“. Invited experts presented their briefings, in which they ... more »

We're Looking for a Project Coordinator!

09.09.2018

PSSI is looking for a project coordinator for the Security Scholars Program. Find more information here. ... more »