CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: International Scientific Conference
01. март 2017.

 Strategic Research Institute of the Ministry of Defense and the Department of National Defense Strategy of the School of the Military Academy are going to organize an international scientific conference "Asymmetry and strategy", which will be held on 18 October 2017 in the House of Guards in Belgrade.

We invite you to participate to this activity and contribute to the realization of the goals of the conference.

A letter of invitation for participation in the conference and Instructions for authors can be found in the appendix.

Delegation of the Military Center for Strategic Studies of the Ministry of Defense of Italy Visit Institute for Strategic Research
03. септембар 2015.

Pursuant to the Plan of Bilateral Military Cooperation, the delegation of The Military Center for Strategic Studies of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Italy was visiting the Institute for Strategic Research from 2nd to 04th September 2015. Italian delegation was led by Major General Nicola Gelao, Director of the Military Centre for Strategic Studies, with participation of the Defence Attaché of the Republic of Italy to Belgrade Colonel Paolo Pappalardo. The aim of the visit was to review the achievements and the imminence of research interests, as well as the possibilities for establishing research cooperation.

Both sides agreed that there is a mutual interest in establishing cooperation at bilateral level. In addition, it was started the procedure for the harmonization of technical cooperation agreement between Military Centre for Strategic Studies and the Institute for Strategic Research. As the most important areas of cooperation it was highlighted: participation in research projects, organization of scientific and professional meetings, organization of study visits, publication and exchange scientific research publications as well as encouraging other forms of cooperation according to mutual interest.

In this issue:

  • Options for Serbian Security Policy
  • Relations with the ICTY as an Obstacle for Serbia’s Joining the EU
  • Religious Service in the Serbian Army – a New Model Needed
  • Military Psychologists Needed as Serbian Soldiers Prepare for Peacekeeping Missions
  • Storage of Ammunition and Explosive Ordnance – the Case of Paracin, Lessons And Experiences

Honor General Jovan Dragasevic

He was born on February 4th, 1836 in Pozarevac.
He was one of the Serbian warfare founders and one of the most significant Serbian military philosophers in the 19th century. He had left indelible trace on education of young Serbian officers, military science development and creation of new perspectives in the Serbian Army.
He was a professor in the Artillery School for 26 years (he taught General and Serbian History, Geography, Warfare History, Strategy, Statistics and Stylistics). He was the founder, owner and editor of our first military magazine “Vojin”, and he edited military magazine “Ratnik” as a Chief of the History Department of the General Staff. He was regular member of the Serbian Learned Society and Serbian Royal Academy.
Beside numerous articles in the “Vojin” and “Ratnik”, he had also published: Military Stylistics, 1871; Military Statistics, 1875; Soldiers’ Eloquence, 1876; Military Geography Principles, 1876; Homolje, 1876; Illyrian (Balkan) Peninsula from the Military Point of View, 1881; Structure for the War History 1876, 1883; Military Geography, 1885; Illyrian Peninsula from the Military Point of View (II), 1885; Illyrian (Balkan) Peninsula, 1901; and Military Geography of the Illyrian (Balkan) Peninsula, 1903.
He died on July 1st, 1915 in Nis.