CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING THE PLACE AND ROLE OF INTELLIGENCE FPR NATIONAL SECURITY
The place and the role of intelligence within national security are determined by the capabilities of the inter-institutional structures specialized in planning and directing, collection, processing and disseminating information and data from areas of interest.
Against this background, data and information represent the primary components of the intelligence sub-system, without which one cannot carry out an efficient activity to assess and disseminate this information to the decision makers.
Thus, the place of intelligence within the system of national security is important, because it provides the necessary conditions for efficient decision making process and augments the capability to act of the inter-institutional structures.
In the current security environment, the role of intelligence has rown considerable, given the participation of Romania in missions overseas under various mandates and the need to provide early warning, the identification and evaluation of risk factors, the counterintelligence protection of operations, which all are the core tasks of the intelligence structures present at national level or deployed in the theaters of operations.
Keywords: information, security system, intelligence system, information superiority, integrated intelligence system National
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