Human Security after 15 Years: Some Introductory Remarks and Critical Reflections

  title={Human Security after 15 Years: Some Introductory Remarks and Critical Reflections},
  author={Sorpong Peou},
  journal={Asian Journal of Peacebuilding},
  • Sorpong Peou
  • Published 30 November 2019
  • Political Science
  • Asian Journal of Peacebuilding
After 25 years, the global vision for human security as a concept and a policy commitment remains unfulfilled in most parts of the world. In fact, more and more evidence points to the growing reality that the idea of securing people has once again succumbed to the traditional concepts of state security and regime security, as it did after World War II. Part of the problem can be found in some major policy instruments adopted by proponents of human security. Military intervention for human… 

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