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PSSI Annual Summer School 2013 has just finished

13.07.2013

PSSI 9th annual Summer School entitled "NATO' s Security Challenges" has just finished. As each year, it was a week full of lectures, informal conversations with distinguished Czech and international speakers and leisure time activities. For the first time, the course took place in military spa and recreation facility in Merin, Czech Republic. The list of our speakers this year included:

Roger W. Robinson, Jr., PSSI's Co-founer and Chairman

Jan Havranek, Director of the Policy Planning at the Czech MoD

Petr Lunak, Deputy Head, Engagements Section, NATO' s Public Diplomacy Division

Jiri Schneider, First Deputy Minister, Czech MFA

Kurt Volker, Executive Director of the McCain Institute and former U.S. Ambassador to NATO

Keir Giles, Conflict Studies Research Center, UK Defence Academy

Petr Pelz, Executive Director of PSSI and former Czech Ambassador to Afghanistan

Karel Klinovsky, Czech Armed Forces Academy

Vaclav Pecha, Former Civilian Head of the Czech Provincial Reconstruction Team in Logar and Executive Director of the Zaostreno.

Kenneth Geers, former U.S Representative to the Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn

Henry Plater-Zyberk, Senior Research Fellow at PSSI, former senior lecturer/analyst for the MoD of the United Kingdom

Vaclav Bartuska, Czech Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security

'Harsh Expectations Versus a Modest Reality' - the final publication of the project "Economic Relations Between the Visegrad Countries and Russia: Before and After Ukraine" is now available.

06.11.2017

The Russian annexation of Crimea and its involvement in the war in Eastern Ukraine represented a major shift in relations with Russia for the Visegrad countries. The tensions between Russia and the West had a significant impact on mutual economic ties ... more »

PSSI and Charles University to hold three public lectures on space security

22.10.2017

PSSI and Charles University’s Institute of Political Studies, in collaboration with the American Center, are organizing a series of three public lectures on the topic of space security. On November 8, an international law expert and Czech diplomat ... more »

PSSI's Third 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

19.10.2017

The third Briefing Paper to come out of our 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 ... more »

PSSI publishes article on space hybrid warfare deterrence via economic and financial tools

21.09.2017

An article by PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, entitled “Deterring Chinese and Russian Space Hybrid Warfare by Economic and Financial Means” was recently published in The Space Review. It proposes that the ... more »

PSSI to host a lecture on the subject of cyber security on 18 September 2017

14.09.2017

PSSI is delighted to invite you to a lecture by Daniel P. Bagge (Director of Cyber Security Policies Department, National Cyber and Information Security Agency, Czech Republic) entitled “Cyber (in)security.” The talk will address the ... more »

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 »