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PSSI organized a lecture on Space Security with Peter Marquez

10.04.2015

On April 9, PSSI, in cooperation with the Institute of Political Studies at the Charles University and the American Center in Prague, organized a lectures on the topic "U.S. Space Policy at the National Level" that was delivered by Peter Marquez. The lecture, the first from the series of four lectures on Space Security, took place at the American Center in Prague.

Mr. Marquez reviewed the U.S. space policy decision-making process, the purpose of a National Space Policy and its individual elements as they relate to geopolitics, national security, commerce/economy and budget considerations.

Mr. Marquez is the Vice-president for Global Engagement at Planetary Resources, owner of Ascending Node, national consulting firm specializing in space, fellow at the George Marshall Institute and formerly served at the White House as Director for Space Policy at the National Security Council. 

Find out more about series of four lectures on "Space Security" here.

Senior Fellow and Former Executive Director Petr Pelz Departs PSSI.

19.01.2018

In the course of his distinguished career, Ambassador Pelz served as a Secretary of the National Intelligence Committee, Chief of the Military Intelligence Service and Director of Defence Intelligence of the Czech Republic. He was also ... more »

PSSI publishes a new study comparing the Czech and Polish approaches to China

31.12.2017

The study titled "Comparing the Czech-Polish Approach to China: Assessing Both Challenges and Opportunities from the Security-Minded Perspective" was prepared in collaboration with our Polish partners from the Centre for International Relations ... more »

PSSI Contributes to Mitchell Institute’s Policy Paper on Major Space Policy Issues

05.12.2017

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, contributed to a study entitled “Major Policy Issues in Evolving Global Space Operations” that was released during a panel discussion hosted by the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace ... more »

PSSI's new publication "United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Kremlin's Leverage in the Visegrad Countries" is now available!

28.11.2017

"United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Kremlin's Leverage in the Visegrad Countries" maps out Kremlin’s regional ploys and compares the different approaches Russia uses for the Central European countries. Executive summaries also ... more »

'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 »