Economic & Financial Threat Program //PSSI/13 May 2021
“Tens of millions of European retail investors are, for example, unwittingly helping fund Chinese companies enabling genocide and detention camps in Xinjiang as well as enterprises with ties to the People's Liberation Army". Our Frankfurt Report Summary details this and other key findings and recommendations from our recent report on Chinese Bad Actors’ presence on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Regional Security Program //Šimon Pinkas/11 May 2021
PSSI Perspective #10 summarizes two interviews with Czech MEPs, Ms. Markéta Gregorová and Mr. Alexandr Vondra, on the issue of authoritarian influence in the EU. Their sometimes differing opinions on the matter offer a unique perspective on the nature, motivation and countermeasures to the authoritarian influences in the EU.
Economic & Financial Threat Program //PSSI/7 May 2021
PSSI is pleased to announce that Edward P. Kinsey, former Chief Financial Strategy Officer and Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment at the U.S. State Department, has joined the Institute as a Senior Fellow.
Economic & Financial Threat Program //Zack Kramer, Simone Neads, Zuzana Krulichová/6 May 2021
PSSI Perspective #9 examines the Czech Republic’s membership in the Russia-led International Investment Bank (IIB), a tool of malign Russian influence. The Perspective examines a long overdue action that should be taken by the government forthwith, arguing that, in the context of the current Czech-Russia diplomatic crisis, the Czech government should take steps to resign its membership in the Bank immediately.
Space Security Program //PSSI/28 Apr 2021
On Thursday, 22 April 2021, PSSI organized an online, closed roundtable entitled “Strategic Competition for International Space Partnerships and Key Principles for a Sustainable Global Space Economy”.
Regional Security Program //PSSI/26 Apr 2021
Read the final publication of the PSSI's project: Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Ways Forward in Analyzing External Actors Influence (10/2019-04/2021), which has provided an in-depth investigations and analyses of various aspects and mechanisms of external influences in the Western Balkans. The final edited volume contains fourteen analytical studies that bring to the foresight one common topic - the domestic dimension of external actors’ presences in the Western Balkans.
Space Security Program //PSSI/15 Apr 2021
Dr. Jana Robinson, PSSI Space Security Program Director, contributed to panel 2 of the Atlantic Council discussion on "The Future of Security in Space: A Thirty-Year US Strategy". The panel focused on national security and commercial aspects of a future U.S. space strategy.
Economic & Financial Threat Program //Roger W. Robinson, Jr., Zack Kramer/14 Apr 2021
PSSI’s Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE) report reveals that dozens of US-sanctioned and other Chinese corporate "bad actors" are presently traded on the Frankfurt exchange, including companies involved in national security and human rights abuses. It also treats how the US has set about addressing this same challenge and Beijing's potential efforts to thwart meaningful European remedial action in the language of the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI).
Space Security Program //PSSI/24 Mar 2021
Dr. Jana Robinson, PSSI Space Security Program Director, presented, as a member of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), the IAA’s 2018 Study on Space Traffic Management, entitled “Space Traffic Management: Towards a Roadmap for Implementation”, at the 3rd Meeting of the European Space Traffic Management (STM) Conference Preparatory Group.
Security Scholars Program //PSSI/23 Mar 2021
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Since 2005, PSSI has joined forces with the NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division and the Czech Foreign Ministry to offer a select, but intensive, one-week course of study for an elite group of graduate students in political science, international relations, security policy and other relevant fields from NATO member states and partner countries concerning future challenges for NATO and pressing and often under-developed issues on the global security agenda.