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U.S. Energy Department Roundtable on Energy Security

17.06.2008

PSSI organized a roundtable on energy security with representatives of the US Department of Energy

On Tuesday, June 3, PSSI hosted a roundtable on energy security with representatives of the U.S. Department of Energy.  The U.S. delegation included Carol Dumaine, Deputy Director for Energy and Environmental Security, Alexander C. Goodale, Deputy Director for Intelligence, and Manolis R. Priniotakis, Energy Security Division. The discussion mainly focused on issues connected with the undue dependency of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) on Russian natural gas and oil.  Other issues included an innovative approach to energy development, environmental safeguards, enhanced security of supplies and the need for identifying potential interdisciplinary solutions.  Among the points analyzed were the sharp spike in oil prices and the connectivity with the weak dollar, tight supplies, climate change, continued geopolitical volatility in the Middle East and the added burden of China’s and India’s voracious demands for energy.

'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 »

PSSI's Third Briefing Paper in the Project Identification of Instruments for the Protection of the Czech Republic from the Non-Standard Economic Behavior of the Russian Federation

19.10.2017

The third Briefing Paper to come out of our project "Identification of Instruments for the Protection of the Czech Republic from the Non-Standard Economic Behavior of the Russian Federation" is now available. This time we focus on "The ... more »

PSSI publishes article on space hybrid warfare deterrence via economic and financial tools

21.09.2017

An article by PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, entitled “Deterring Chinese and Russian Space Hybrid Warfare by Economic and Financial Means” was recently published in The Space Review. It proposes that the ... more »

PSSI to host a lecture on the subject of cyber security on 18 September 2017

14.09.2017

PSSI is delighted to invite you to a lecture by Daniel P. Bagge (Director of Cyber Security Policies Department, National Cyber and Information Security Agency, Czech Republic) entitled “Cyber (in)security.” The talk will address the ... more »

PSSI's Second Briefing Paper in the Project Identification of Instruments for the Protection of the Czech Republic from the Non-standard Economic Behavior of the Russian Federation

19.07.2017

The second Briefing Paper of the project "Identification of Instruments for the Protection of the Czech Republic from the Non-standard Economic Behavior of the Russian Federation" is now available! This time we focus on "The Role of Russian ... more »