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Former Principal Assistant to the US Air Force Secretary for Space Delivers Guest Lecture for PSSI’s Space Security Course

27.04.2020

On April 27, 2020, Dr. John P. Stopher, a Senior Fellow supporting PSSI’s Space Security Program, previously serving as the Principal Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force for Space, delivered a guest lecture entitled “The United States Space Force for students attending “Space Security in the 21st Century” course, part of PSSI/Charles University’s Master’s Degree Program in International Security Studies and the interested public. 

Mr. Stopher introduced significant changes in the way the United States organizes, trains, equips, and conducts operations across its national security space enterprise. He also discussed what has led to these changes, the status of these efforts, and the strategic implications. In this connection, he provided an overview of the recent re-establishment of the US Space Command and the establishment of a new service – the US Space Force. The video of his lecture can be accessed herepower point presentation is available here.

PSSI US Capital Markets Triumph

12.05.2020

The White House has made a major move to stop the imminent transfer of some $50 billion of  US federal pension funds into a new stock index that includes a number of U.S.-sanctioned Chinese companies and other corporate national security and human ... more »

Invitation: Guest Lecture on the United States Space Force

21.04.2020

The Prague Security Studies Institute invites you to a public guest lecture by Dr John P. Stopher, Senior Fellow supporting PSSI’s Space Security Program and former Principal Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force for Space , on the topic ... more »

Disinformation Pandemic - New Project Monitors Disinformation Narratives Related to Covid-19

11.04.2020

The goal of this project is to monitor the coverage of coronavirus pandemic on the Czech websites known to be spreading disinformation, misinformation and other contested content with the aim of identifying main narratives, authors and patterns of spreading ... more »

PSSI Staff Announcements

01.04.2020

With deep gratitude for his 13 years of dedicated service to PSSI, all of us at the Prague Security Studies Institute wish to bid a fond farewell to our dear friend and colleague, Petr Lang, who has decided to pursue new career opportunities. After the ... more »

New Study on Disinformation Business Model

01.04.2020

PSSI published a new study analyzing advertising revenues of Czech websites spreading disinformation. The study also takes a look at both international and domestic initiatives dealing with the topic. The authors of the study introduce a newly ... more »

PSSI Postpones its July 2020 NATO Summer School until Next Year

24.03.2020

Given the rapidly evolving government and other restrictions related to COVID-19 pandemic, PSSI has, regrettably, decided to postpone its annual NATO Summer School, originally scheduled to be held on 30 June – 4 July 2020, until June 27-July 2, ... more »