عنوان مقاله [English]
One of the most important duties of border guards, after being settled at border areas, is to cooperate mutually with border guards of neighboring countries according to contracts, agreements and protocols between the two states in order to achieve a constant security. This process is called active diplomacy of border guards. The main goal of this research has been to consider effects of active diplomacy of Iranian border guards with their neighboring countries on border security. To achieve this goal, the effects of educational courses on border laws and regulations (with emphasis on border guards’ active diplomacy principles) and also selecting border guards among officers educated in law on improving their active diplomacy have been taken into consideration. Regarding its goal, this research has an applied goal and methodologically it is a survey research. The statistical group studied in this research includes all commanders at border regiments (Grade one border guards) and commanders of border companies (Grade two border guards) and the volume sample(inciuding143officers) has been considered as the whole statistical group. The tool for collecting data has been a questionnaire which was edited based on the theoretical strategy and Border Guard bylaw. Besides, to determine the questionnaire’s credit, the facial technique and to determine the reliability of questions, Cronbach’a alpha have been used and the results(+0.07) show a desirable reliability of the tools for data analysis SPSS software has been used. Results of the research show that active diplomacy of Iranian border guards with border guards of their neighboring countries improves enforcement of border laws and regulations. Also, holding courses on border low and regulations and… appointing border guards out of officers educated in law improves their active diplomacy. At last, results of the research show that the active diplomacy of Iranian border guards with border guards of their neighboring counties has a positive and meaningful effect on border security of the Islamic Republic of Iran.