Ambassador Petr Pelz Changes Roles at PSSI


Ambassador Petr Pelz, Executive Director of PSSI over the past two years, has recently left that position and kindly agreed to remain with the Institute as a Senior Fellow.  In his new capacity, he will be identifying and developing projects in his areas of expertise (e.g. Afghanistan, military intelligence, security reform, etc.) to the benefit of the Institute.

Ambassador Pelz ably ushered PSSI through a difficult period of transition after the passing of our Co-Founder and first Executive Director Olda Černý in March 2012.  We are immensely grateful for his service and his mature, steady leadership of the Institute during that time.  PSSI Co-Founder and Chairman Roger Robinson will assume the responsibilities of the Executive Director position. 

PSSI Introduces Its Brand of Economic and Financial Cross-Domain Responses to Space Hybrid Threats


PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, took part in the U.S. Strategic Command’s (USSTRATCOM) Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance 2018 Conference and related tabletop exercise (TTX) at Offutt Air Force Base. The ... more »

PSSI became a member of the Network of Democracy Research Institutes (NDRI)


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PSSI launched the Security Academy for Young Politicians


  PSSI launched a new security scholars program titled “Security Academy for Young Politicians”. The first lecture was held by the former Czech ambassador to France Pavel Fischer who discussed the security challenges in the 21st century ... more »

PSSI's Chairman and Co-Founder Roger W. Robinson, Jr. gave a guest lecture to Charles University students


Charles University students taking a class on Economic Warfare had a chance to attend a guest lecture by PSSI's Chairman and Co-Founder Roger W. Robinson, Jr. who talked about Russia's and China's activities in the financial and economic ... more »

Summaries of four briefing papers examining potentially risky activities of Russian state-owned or state-controlled companies in the Czech Republic now available in English


For the past year, PSSI led a research project which sought to map mechanisms for the protection of the Czech Republic's vital interests from the non-standard economic behavior of foreign powers. In the framework of this project, PSSI prepared ... more »

PSSI Washington's Andrew Davenport appeared on a panel on Capitol Hill organized by the Center for a Secure Free Society


Andrew Davenport addressed the risks and threats associated with Chinese investment activity in Latin America and globally at an event organized by the Center for a Secure Free Society.  A detailed description of the event and photographs ... more »