I believe that the best way to reform the security sector within societies is to look to the super powers of the world. As you look at the history of the bigger countries and how they overcame certain obstacles countries with the same problems should learn from their mistakes. As the main library at the University states, “Those who are unaware of history are destined to repeat it.” George Santayana. For reference think of when Britain tried to force their army into the American Colonies to assure that things were being done to the kings pleasure. The same could be said for many countries that are trying to gain independence but are being heavily influenced by other countries surrounding them. To answer the question of how to integrate security reforms into societies is to ask for help and try not to repeat the past.
North Korea and South Korea are complete opposites but both need security reforms to make the country better. North Korea is known...
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