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TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY CONCEPTS OF SECURITY

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c) international security (see more: Pendarovski, 2009) - modern concepts: security of the community, security regime, security complex and cooperation in security (Simic, 2007: 165-193);
d) the global security (Gacinovic, 2007: 3-23).
Therefore, the breakdown of the bipolar security structure has caused significant changes of "Cold- War" security factors. The circle of non-state subjects that have an impact on the security has significantly expanded at the expense of reducing the role of the state.
At the same time, there has been a change in the security sources and threats. Also, the number of objects occupying the security focus has been significantly expanded, as well as the manner, means and instruments for achieving security. The subjects of security concerns, in addition to national security, are now the security of individuals, common security, as well as international and global security (Vejnovic&Obrenovic, 2012: 66).

CONCLUSION
Instead of a conclusion, here we provide a comparative overview of those elements that are included in the traditional concepts of security, i.e. national and international security, and contemporary concepts of security, i.e. security of people, countries, international security, and global security.
Thus, making a comparison of the contents of traditional and contemporary concepts of security it can be observed that (Mijalkovic, 2009a: 66):
- the focus of traditional concepts - or so-called state-centered security, consists of: state’s territory and boundaries, external security of the state, military factor of the
security, human factor, East-West relations, the willingness of the state to act, and the central role of the state in the security;
- the focus of modern concepts consists of - individuals and community, internal security of the state and transnational security, multidimensional security factors, natural
and environmental factors, global security, preventive and revitalized role of the state, and the presence of non-state or private security entities.
It is obvious that the old, “Cold –War”, theoretical concepts and practical models of security are obsolete, and that the remodeling of the up-to-present ideas and practices of security in the new socio-political relations and a variety of risks that are difficult to identify, has become an imperative for the present and the future (Vejnovic&Obrenovic, 2012: 66).



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