News

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

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 »