The model of religious democracy and national security

Document Type : Research Paper



This article measures and analyses the relation between religious democracy and national security. Author explains these concepts from practical point of view. He describes and explains national security in religious democracy from Copenhagen approach, using qualitative content analysis method in analyzing the vision document of Islamic Republic of Iran. He concludes that the concept of national security in religious democracy is compatible with broad concept of national security in Copenhagen school. He claims that regardless of some strong points in societal, social and human security, there are tangible deficits in environmental, economic and social vulnerabilities which have negative security impacts. To restore the shortcomings in security aspect, author suggests national security annex for every policy, analysis of missions from security aspects, to socialize security which means to base security in society and at last to empower security research institutions.