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Intelligence Education - Strategic Innovation
Intelligence Education - Strategic Innovation

Author(s): Dan Colesniuc
Subject(s): Security and defense, Military policy
Published by: Centrul tehnic-editorial al armatei
Keywords: education; interdisciplinarity; multiculturalism; strategic decision; intelligence;
Summary/Abstract: Decision-making in the current operational environment, characterised by complexity,dynamism and unpredictability, requires continuous adjustment and optimisation of trainingand education processes in the military training field.Romania’s affiliation to international organisations and alliances involves seamlessstrategic approach, from the conceptual point of view, to implementing common standards,as outcomes of best practices specific to the defence intelligence field. This approach requiresfuture military leaders’ training in an interdisciplinary and multicultural cognitive space.Thus, continuous innovation in the educational field has direct contribution to projecting anddeveloping early warning systems in order to avoid strategic surprise.Virtualising the battlefield replaces the hierarchic-type thinking with the network thinking, areflexive collaborative approach where working tools specific to the intelligence activity mustbe characterised by adaptability and flexibility for timely decision-making.