insideintelChristos Patrikalas
(RIEAS Intern, postgraduate student at Groningen University, The Netherlands)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 18 March 2019

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

Within the field of intelligence studies, there has been much discussion concerning the intrinsic purpose and nature of intelligence (Kahn, 2008) (Davies, 2009). Whether its aim lies somewhere between informing and advising or whether it has other collateral uses can be considered as a matter of definition. Whichever definition one may choose to use, the weaponization of intelligence is an occurring phenomenon. Read more