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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 in Europe, and discusses the role of the institutions and policies of NATO, the EU, and Member States.
04.07.2017 | Nicolò Fasola
Zapad 2017: How should the West respond?
Russia’s next wargames do not mean that war is coming.
30.06.2017 |
Job Vacancy: Researcher/Senior Researcher (Full time)
The Institute of International Relations Prague announces a job vacancy: Researcher/Senior Researcher with a focus on gender and equal opportunities in the EU and international institutions.
30.06.2017 |
Job Vacancy: Researcher/Senior Researcher (Part time)
The Institute of International Relations Prague announces a job vacancy: Researcher/Senior Researcher with a focus on gender in the Global South.
28.06.2017 |
Vacancy for the Position of Director of the Institute of International Relations Prague
In accordance with the provisions of Section 18, Subsection (2)(h), of the Act No. 341/2005 Coll., the Board of the Institute of International Relations Prague, a public research institution, is announcing the start of the selection procedure for the position of director.
27.06.2017 | Miroslav Tůma
Does the Negotiated Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons contradict the NPT?
“Each of the Parties to the Treaty undertakes to pursue negotiations in good faith on effective measures relating to cessation of the nuclear arms race at an early date and to nuclear disarmament, and on a treaty on general and complete disarmament under strict and effective international control.” (Article VI, Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons)
NATO Defence Spending: The Irrationality of 2%
Issue brief by our Associate Researcher Nicholas Williams and Simon Lunn, Senior Associate Fellow for the European Leadership Network, argues that elevating the 2% to a test of defence fidelity and solidarity is ultimately counter-productive. The brief was published by the European Leadership Network.
19.06.2017 | Pauline Collins
What future for Peace? The changing nature of democratic governance and the military organization.
Vincent Bernard, the editor in chief of the International Review of the Red Cross (ICRC), has recently written the ‘world seems to be entering a period of selfishness, of one-sided power grabs and of rallying around murderous identities.’ This post considers what hope there is for peace
01.06.2017 | ÚMV
IIR co-hosting high level conference on Resilience
The Institute of International Relations along with NATO Science for Peace and Security Program and the Finnish institute of International Affairs is hosting two-day high level conference on the very current issue of Resilience. We are proud to be working with so many notable persons and institutions. We strive to raise awareness about this topic and contribute to the evolving debate with our expertise.
Terrorist Attacks on the Energy Sector: the Case of Al Qaeda and the Islamic State
Lukáš Tichý together with Jan Eichler are author of an article in the prestigious Studies in Conflict & Terrorism.


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