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PSSI contributes to the 18th Asian Security Conference

11.02.2016

PSSI participated in the 18th Asian Security Conference held in New Delhi on February 9-11, 2016, entitled “Securing Cyberspace: Asian and International Perspectives” organized by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses” (agenda available here). The gathering brought together Indian, European, Japanese, U.S., South Korean, Chinese, Australian and other governmental and non-governmental experts in the field of cyberspace security.  PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Jana Robinson, made a presentation, and contributed an article, to this prestigious gathering entitled “Governance Challenges at the Intersection of Space and Cyber Security”. The presentation and the paper examined considerations relevant to more effective crisis management preparedness. She argued that configuring transparency and confidence-building measures (TCBMs) need to be accompanied by robust crisis management, including the prospect of (often asymmetric) penalties and other responses to future crises. Taken together they provide the proper ingredients to construct an architecture for the management of sensitive space situations/incidents, as well as a credible deterrent.

Ms Robinson’s presentation is available 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 »