The open-access, double-blind peer-reviewed Obrana a strategie journal has been published since 2001; it focuses on security and strategic studies, military affairs, international relations and other related issues. It is intended for contributors and readers professionally active in areas of security and defence: security experts, decision-makers, practicioners, military officers, scholars, students and anyone with an interest in security and strategic studies, international relations, political science, etc. from the Czech and international security communities.

Since 2007, articles are subject to an obligatory double-blind peer-review process. This measure aims at maintaining maximum quality and objectivity of published papers.

The journal is published in electronic version on the Internet only. Fulltext contents of the current issue and complete archive of the journal are available on the website.

Obrana a strategie is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative definition of open access.

Papers published in the journal are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.


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