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Unformatted text preview: How should we define and seek “security” today? 25/02/2008 15:02:00 ← ← ← How well have U.S. Presidents done since 1991? • Zbigniew Brzezinksi o Born Warsaw, Poland , 1928 o National Security Advisor (Carter) o Realist o Served During: Arming of anti-Soviet Afghan soldiers Favored peaceful engagement with USSR/E. Europe o Says of the US presidents.. George HW Bush: B Bill Clinton : C George W. Bush: F ← ← ← What is security? • 17-18 th C. Liberal “pluralistic” vision o security for the individuals o focus on the individual o wealth is useful for the benefit of the citizens • 19-20 th C. State Security o focus not on individuals, but on the state as the guarantor of security for citizens o wealth not a direct part of security, but a means of securing power and arms for defense of territory o if parts of society or states, it was society that needed to do the...
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- Winter '08
- President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, National Security Advisor, threats soft threats