So what is human security in Pakistan?

According to Hillary Clinton it's the need for more jobs, schools, food, water and fuel, besides equally focusing on equal access to justice to build a "society that is durable."

That's what Barack Obama said in another way, but calling it people and development centered.

"US President Barak Obama has just laid out his new strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan. He says he wants to build a new people-centered and development-centered relationship with Pakistan. Including through a commitment to invest 1.5 billion dollars per year for next five years in development initiatives in Pakistan."

Now if anyone is still following, this is what was said 4 years ago, when the weekly cost of Iraq, 1.5 billion dollars was weighed against social investment, specifically investment in social enterprise, with these words.

Hold in mind that this was 2 year before the credit crisis:

"An inherent assumption about capitalism is that profit is defined only in terms of monetary gain. This assumption is virtually unquestioned in most of the world. However, it is not a valid assumption. Business enterprise, capitalism, must be measured in terms of monetary profit. That rule is not arguable. A business enterprise must make monetary profit, or it will merely cease to exist. That is an absolute requirement. But it does not follow that this must necessarily be the final bottom line and the sole aim of the enterprise. How this profit is used is another question. It is commonly assumed that profit will enrich enterprise owners and investors, which in turn gives them incentive to participate financially in the enterprise to start with.

"That, however, is not the only possible outcome for use of profits. Profits can be directly applied to help resolve a broad range of social problems: poverty relief, improving childcare, seeding scientific research for nationwide economic advancement, improving communications infrastructure and accessibility, for examples - the target objectives of this particular project plan. The same financial discipline required of any conventional for-profit business can be applied to projects with the primary aim of improving socioeconomic conditions. Profitability provides money needed to be self-sustaining for the purpose of achieving social and economic objectives such as benefit of a nation's poorest, neediest people. In which case, the enterprise is a social enterprise. "



http://en.for-ua.com/analytics/2007/08/09/110003.html



That's people-centered and development-centered economics, targetting "poverty and all its consequences, up to and including terrorism".

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