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Jul 28, 2016

European Re-Engagement in UN Peacekeeping?

The small and medium European states need to face the unexpected challenges to be effectively involved in UN peacekeeping missions

Global Security, NATO, EU, United Nations, Human Rights, Europe, Balkan

Jul 28, 2016

Deterrence or Resilience?

Rather than deploying ground forces on its Eastern flank, the Alliance needs to embrace more sophisticated deterrence measures to dissuade Russia from its disruptive activities. NATO can do this through increased emphasis on resilience, but it must ensure

Cyber Security, Global Security, NATO, Russia, EU, Poland, Education, Europe

Jul 28, 2016

Russia’s Nuclear Brinkmanship

NATO's response must consider both military and political dimensions of Russia's renewed nuclear assertiveness

Global Security, Nuclear, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, Europe

Jul 28, 2016

The Derogation from the European Convention on Human Rights by Turkey after the Attempted Coup

After the unsuccessful coup attempt in Turkey, its high-level officials, including the president, have constantly talked about the necessity of the introduction of a state of emergency, and it has actually been declared on 20 July. At the same time, the p

Global Security, EU, United Nations, Democracy, Human Rights, Europe, Turkey

Jul 28, 2016

When the Gloves Go Off? Turkey Intends to Suspend the European Convention on Human Rights

Could the state of emergency and the suspension of the ECHR justify the measures which have been adopted in Turkey in the past days (removal of public servants and teachers, purge in the judiciary, ban on academic travel, etc.)? With the ECHR suspended, a

Global Security, United Nations, Democracy, Human Rights, Europe, Turkey

Jul 21, 2016

(Inter)National Reconstruction: Revising Poststructuralist Encounters with the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The most serious problems in Bosnia and Herzegovina today are linked to the political practices of conflicting visions of nationhood and statehood. The international intervention in the country was expected to create self-sustaining political institutions

Global Security, EU, Human Rights, Europe

Jan 19, 2016

PCTR in 2015

PCTR continued in organizing public lectures and conferences throughout the year of 2015. Total of 17 events were arranged and in cooperation with its partners, professional publications and policy papers were published.

Cyber Security, Economic Security, Global Security, Czech Republic, Democracy, Media, Education, Europe

Nov 17, 2015

Jiri Schneider interview on Security Situation after Paris Attacks

PSSI's Senior Fellow Jiri Schneider discussed the security situation in Europe and the challenges and possible scenarios following last week's terrorist attacks in Paris, in an interview (in Czech) for DVTV

Global Security, Europe, Migration

Oct 05, 2015

Zeman's Big Plan

Zeman's proposla to deal with Islamic terrorism is not original and inapplicable for the situation in Syria.

Global Security, Russia, United Nations, Middle East

Sep 21, 2015

Bad or Even Worse?

The migrants and refugees streaming into the European Union have cast a dark shadow on the Schengen agreement: when everyone enjoys freedom of movement, it isn’t possible to regulate the number of people in any one EU member state.

Global Security, EU, Middle East, Europe, Migration

Jul 20, 2015

Nenechte se terorizovat

The article outlines current worldwide trends in terrorism and political violence. It argues that 'terrorism' conventionally understood remains a marginal risk. The 'terrorists' we should be concerned about, instilling fear in people to further their poli

Global Security, Middle East, Czech Republic, Europe, Migration

Jun 29, 2015

Summary – Euro-Atlantic Café: Geopolitical challenges of Europe

On the 22nd June, 2015 CEID hosted Mr.George Friedman, founder of Stratfor , Ms.Janne Haaland Matláry, Professor of the Oslo University and former State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and our Board Member, Prof. István Gyarmati for

Energy Security, Economic Security, Global Security, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, Hungary, Democracy, Europe, Migration

Mar 31, 2015

Sweden and Finland: Future members of NATO?

Analyse presents the factors influencing a potential entry of Sweden and Finland into the NATO.

Global Security, NATO, Russia, EU

Jun 18, 2014

NATO will ensure as much security as we are willing to invest in security.

Unless we adjust our hesitant attitude to invest, the Czech Republic cannot rely on NATO as a security provider. "Our security is not as obvious as we are willing to admit", writes PSSI's Senior Fellow Jiří Schneider.

Global Security, NATO, Czech Republic

May 21, 2014

Interview with Roger W. Robinson, Jr. on the growing crises in Ukraine

Mr. Robinson was a host in Glen Meakem Talk Show, where he talked about economic dimension of the crises and offered some insight as to how the United States could push back against Russia for its recent aggression against the Ukraine without sending U.S.

Global Security, USA, Ukraine

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