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PSSI organized its first Alumni Guest Lecture.

17.09.2014

As part of its Alumni Program, PSSI organized first Alumni Guest Lecture in cafe Literarni Kavarna in Prague on September 16, 2014. The lecture and discussion was led by Dr. Amin Tarzi, Director of Middle East Studies at the U.S. Marine Corps University. Dr. Tarzi gave a lecture about the current development and Islamic State (IS) advancement in Syria and Iraq.

Mr. Tarzi is a distinguished expert on the Middle East security policies and threat perceptions with focus on Egypt, Iran, Iraq and Israel. Dr. Tarzi’s prior experience includes holding the post of Political Advisor to the Saudi Arabian Mission to the United Nations dealing with the conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Balkans and Somalia; the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty extension. Dr. Tarzi also frequently appears at BBC, CNN, Al-Jazeera, ABC News, CBS and his comments were published in numerous outlets, including The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, The Christian Science Monitor, The Jerusalem Post, The National Journal, The Asia Times, The Associated Press, Forbes, and Defense News.

For more information about Amin Tarzi, please read his profile here.

 

Call for Applications: 15th Annual PSSI Summer School

11.04.2019

We are now accepting applications for this year's summer school! The 15th Annual PSSI Summer School, organized in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, is titled “NATO ... more »

PSSI At 35th Space Symposium

07.04.2019

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, is attending the 35th Space Symposium, organized annually by the Space Foundation. ... more »

The Second Run of PSSI's Security Academy for Young Politicians

06.04.2019

The Security Academy for Young Politicians is a program offered to members of youth organizations of democratic political parties in order to improve their capabilities in the security field. This year's run was concluded on April 6.  The ... more »

PSSI Organized a Public Debate on NATO

05.04.2019

The Prague Security Studies Institute organized a public debate about NATO on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Alliance. The opening remarks were delivered by the U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Stephen ... more »

PSSI Published a Study Looking at the Most Popular Myths about the EU

19.03.2019

The analysis focused on the six most common myths about the EU spreading on disinformation websites in 2018.  The primary data was supplied by manipulatori.cz, the data-gathering was conducted using the >versus< media monitoring tool, ... more »

New Issue of Our Newsletter About the the Economic and Financial Aspects of National Security is Now Available

09.03.2019

The latest issue of the newsletter presents the outline of the Czech investment screening mechanism, explores the role of the International Investment Bank, and takes a look at the Russian investments in Crimea.  ... more »