Kremlin's puzzle: how to frame Putin's re-election?

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Prague European Summit 2017 spot

Not a pilot year, nor the first annual. It's a tradition! Take a look back on how Prague European Summit has stepped among the main international forums. More intense, but the message remains - to deal with issues that Europe is facing. Read more »

Collective Defence in the Age of Hybrid Warfare

The discussion paper by Benjamin Tallis and Michal Šimečka, senior researchers at the Institute of International Relations, provides a (critical) reflection on hybrid warfare – as both a concept and a practice – in the context of collective security...

News

Terrorist Attacks on the Energy Sector: A Strategic Instrument of the Islamic State in the Middle East and North Africa

Article by Lukáš Tichý was published in Mediterranean Quarterly. It focuses on the global terrorist and militant group the Islamic State (IS),...

The Historically Important Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Was Adopted

Entirely unnoticed by the Czech media, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (NWT) was approved on July 7 2017, the last day of the...

IIR in the media

Not-So-Soft Power: Russia’s Military Police in Syria

New article by Mark Galeotti for War on the Rocks platform analyzes the role of Russia's military police in Syria.

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Kremlin's puzzle: how to frame Putin's re-election?

New monthly column of Mark Galeotti on Russian politics for the Dutch site Raam on Rusland (Window on Russia).

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Conspiracy theories dominate East-West relations: time for realism

New article by Mark Galeotti for Raam op Russia   about the latest big Russian-Belarusian military exercise Zapad-2017.

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Benjamin Tallis chairing pre-election debate

Benjamin Tallis is chairing the Seznam pre-election debate of Andrej Babiš, Jan Hamáček and Luděk Niedermayer. It is so far the only English p...

 
 

Journals

Russian Soft Power – A Different Concept

What is soft power? American political scientis...

The Right to Self-Determination: Catalonia plebiscite

Today, October 1, Spain’s autonomous region of ...

Kurdové stojí na rozcestí. Společný Kurdistán je jen sen

O Kurdech se říká, že jsou největším národem be...

Russian Orthodox Church as a Source of Soft Power

Russian Orthodox Church is at the time the bigg...

EU and Turkey deal: The dark side of the Refugee Statement

The refugee protection term with its basic rule...

Waiting for the Dark, Waiting for the Light

New Perspectives 1/2017 EDITORIAL

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Russia and the World: 2017 IMEMO Forecast IMEMO

New Perspectives 1/2017 INTERVENTION

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Policy papers