It is clear from the previous definition that it involves a mixture of multiple and complex security concepts that cannot give a specific character to Arab national security as necessary. But from the previous definition, we can put our hands on the requirements of Arab national security, which must Arab regimes achieve by controlling their internal and external policies, bilateral and multilateral relations: • To be integrated based on unity and cooperation. • Be realistic, logical and applicable.
• Have the ability to deter and extend sovereignty. • Have the resources and tools to achieve it. • To carry within it the values of Islamic civilization and humanity [1, 13, 24, 8]. In view of the previous criteria and requirements compared to the definition that preceded it, the extent of the discrepancy between the definition and the requirements on which the concept should be understood is apparent. The internal challenges in most Arab countries, if not all of them are similar and vary because most political regimes in the Arab countries are characterized by a number of negative features that have become known and specific and accurately identified to the enemies of the Arab nation . • Absence of the active role of political institutions, where the issue of extreme centralization, the weakness and small size of the ruling elites. • The absence of political parties and trade unions, professional and active workers who have deep
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- Spring '16
- Bernard Simonin
- Diplomacy, United Arab Emirates, Arab World, Arab National Security