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As such, the ability to ‘best’ explain regional politics in terms of one model does not necessarily invalidate the other models. For example, if a region is characterized by significant internal stability of its members, and if most members in this region are nondemocratic states, all three models agree that security affairs in this region are best accounted for in terms of realist variables. On the other hand, if most states in the region experience high levels of domestic instability, enlightened realists would probably admit that this instability may well have a regional impact even if the region is seemingly ‘stable’ in terms of balances of power.
Rather, it offers an additional dimension of this process, one that focuses on the relationship between military power and domestic political processes. Hence, this approach is predicated on several assumptions. 1. The function of regimes is to stay in power. Security and the well-being of members of a society are means by which regimes seek to maintain power. The key threat to regimes may not be from outside forces, but from internal opposition. National security policy is therefore geared not only— and in many cases not principally—to insure the state’s safety against outside enemies, but rather to insure the regime’s safety against internal enemies.
39 Military allocations during this period were generally low, financial military burdens averaging slightly over five per cent of the states’ GDPs, and human burdens averaging less than one per cent of the subregion’s population. However, toward the end of the period, both material and human burdens began to increase—especially in Egypt and Israel. This trend suggests the increased impact of realist factors compared to domestic political ones on regional security developments in the subregion towards the early and mid 1960s.