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Sofia Tzamarelou
(Postgraduate Researcher, Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies, Brunel University (UK).

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The tensions between intelligence and democracy can never be entirely resolved.  In new and relatively new democracies like Greece, the relationship between the state, the intelligence organisations and democracy appears to be delicate.


John M Nomikos

(RIEAS Director)

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Since 2005, RIEAS has extensively written on the need for the European Commission to consider the establishment of a new service focused on European Intelligence matters. Moreover, intelligence and security analysts in the European Union member states who promote the idea of a European common intelligence policy argue that the toughest challenge for the European Union has been the highly sensitive area of intelligence-sharing.


John M Nomikos

(RIEAS Director)

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The end of the Cold War created a world in which the relative stability between the two superpowers had disappeared. During the Cold War, a country’s every action was conducted in the light of the adversary relationship between the United States and Soviet Union.

Andy Dabilis
(Journalist)
 
 
The International Intelligence History Association (IIHA) in collaboration with the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS) organized the event Intelligence in the Mediterranean and the Balkans which brought together academics, historians, members of the private sector, political scientists, researchers, active and former intelligence officials and members of the security and armed forces to explore the history of intelligence and the current security challenges facing the Mediterranean and the Balkan regions…..   Read more 
 

Executive Summary of the 19th Annual Conference of the International Intelligence History Association (IIHA) and the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS), June 21-23, 2013, Athens, Greece.

The Executive Summary is prepared by Antonia Dimou, (Senior RIEAS Advisor)

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The International Intelligence History Association (IIHA) in collaboration with the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS) organized the 19th annual conference in Athens on June 21-23, 2013. The conference entitled “Intelligence in the Mediterranean and the Balkans” convened actors from across the region including academics, historians, members of the private sector, political scientists, researchers, active and former intelligence officials and members of the security and armed forces to explore the history of intelligence and the current security challenges facing the Mediterranean and the Balkan regions..... Read more

Daniel Little
(RIEAS Senior Advisor)

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The old biblical adage of not putting ‘old wine into new bottles’ has been used countless times in a variety of disciplines.  In this example, NATO could be construed as being that ‘old wine’ yet this generalization does not have to be so.  When confronted with paradigm shifts, NATO did adopt itself to the surrounding circumstances it faced.  The starkest examples were its performance in Kosovo as the backbone of KFOR, the Declaration of Article V during 9-11 and later its deployment as ISAF in Afghanistan......  Read more 

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