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Background and objective: today, security is considered as the most important engine of development and the crucial issues of human society in various aspects of economic, social and security by the governments. In this regard, establishing a sustainable security in border areas is of great importance for its undeniable role in the promotion of sustainable development across the country. The present study aims at providing some guidelines for sustainable development in Sistan and Baluchestan Province.
Method: in terms of its goal, the present study is of an applied research type and in terms of its method, it is of a survey type. The statistical population of the study includes 68 scholars, specialists, and active experts in establishing security in Sistan and Baluchestan province. Due to the limitation of sample size, all of the members were participated in the study. The data were collected via questionnaire, the validity of which was confirmed by the experts and its reliability was confirmed through re-test method. In order to analyze the obtained data and extract the appropriate strategies the SWOT technique was employed.
Findings and results: the findings show that the eastern borders of Sistan and Baluchestan province can be the origins of border threats to the country due to the geographical scope, long boundaries, the number of neighbors and geopolitical situation, ethnic-cultural overlapping with neighboring countries. On the other hand, police forces have the potential abilities to deal with these threats; the obtained results from SWOT indicated that strategy of security-law enforcement capability promotion in the province, according to the existing conditions, has higher priority.