George Fidas is on the faculty at the Joint Military Intelligence College, where he has been since retiring last year after thirty-one years of service to the CIA. At the time of his retirement, Fidas held the position of Director for Outreach of the Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Analysis and Production. Prior to taking that position, he served as Intelligence Officer-in-Residence at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs where he taught seminars on Intelligence and National Security, Transnational Security Issues, and the Mediterranean Region and continues to teach there as a professorial lecturer. He has written extensively about European and Global issues, including Balkan politics, health and environmental security, and international migration. Fidas received his B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island.