Ionel Niţu, Chairman, New Strategy Center, Romania. Ionel Niţu graduated the National Intelligence Academy “Mihai Viteazul” Bucharest and holds a BA in Psycho-Sociology. He holds a MA from National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest and another one from the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest. He graduated a high level course at the Romanian National Defense College and he holds a PhD in Military Sciences. For over 16 years, he worked at the Romanian Intelligence Service – SRI, where he was for many years, the Head of the SRI Analysis Division. He is a university lecturer at the National Intelligence Academy and he is also guest lecturer at some other universities. He is the author of various articles, books, and scientific publications on geopolitics, management of military organizations, relationships between intelligence and policy-making, intelligence analysis and intelligence forecast.