THREATS AGAINST INTERNATIONAL SECURITY IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBALIZATION
The XXIst century security environment is characterized by profound transformations, which demands adjustings for the classic criteria in the analysis of informational security. The new threats towards security, determined by the manifestation of phenomena like globalization and fragmentation, overlap regional threats and vulnerabilities. The beginning of the millennium shows an increased role of the international community in preventing conflicts and managing crisis. The first level on analyzing the behavior tendencies of power relations consists in a competition between regional powers. The second level is one of cooperation and joint action in order to ensure human security.
Keywords: international humanitarian law; global security environment; regional vulnerabilities; weapons of mass destruction; cyber attacks; security threats.
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