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)
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
(RIEAS Senior Advisor)
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
By Nachik Navoth
(Former Deputy Head of the Mossad, Israel's foreign
Media is a powerful communication device that can either be used for educating & informing people or can be exploited for diverse intelligence activities and operations.
Col. Rose Mary Sheldon
(Department of History, Virginia Military Institute, USA)
When I wrote my dissertation on Roman intelligence gathering, there was little literature on the subject of intelligence in the ancient world, and it was hopelessly scattered throughout professional journals generally unknown to the general public.
John M. Nomikos
Academic intelligence studies are now a firmly –established part of sociology, security studies, political studies, anthropology, international relations, defense studies and history in many universities in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asian countries.