Šulc František

Mgr. František Šulc, born in 1970, he graduated in Political Science at the Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, University of West Bohemia, Plzeň, subsequently in Security Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences (FSV), Charles University Prague. From 1995 journalist, TV Prima, Lidové noviny daily, Týden magazine; in September 2010 head of the team of advisors to the defence minister, since 2012—present, director of the Cabinet of Minister of Defence. As a journalist he visited in dozens of conflict and post-conflict regions, the Former Yugoslavia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Afghanistan, Georgia. During the war in Iraq he was the only Czech journalist who followed the coalition units. For his reports on the conflict he was awarded Ferdinand Peroutka Prize. The founder of internet pages devoted to security problems On War | On Peace. Author and co-author of several publications dealing with security themes. He was in charge of the coordination and processing of the White Paper on Defence.

Country: Czech Republic