The Implementation of Bela Negara Value in Citizenship Education in the Efforts to Prevent Radicalism

Surryanto D. Waluyo, F. G. Cempaka Timur


Having a perspective and understanding of radicalism alone is not enough to make someone involved into terrorism. However, the radicalism that leads to the acts of terrorism must be prevented early on by every country either through optimizing the country's defense, or the ability of its citizen as a person and also as group, as well. Various efforts to spread the seeds of radicalism under the guise of religion until this day are still life in colleges. This research use qualitative method with descriptive analytics approach, and collected relevant data through study of literatures. The systematic implementation of the bela negara program in numerous educational institutions including in universities will be assessed if it is effective in stemming radical ideologies that continue to threaten the existence of the National Security.

Keywords: Radicalism, Terrorism, Bela Negara, College, and National Security

DOI: 10.7176/RHSS/10-18-10

Publication date:September 30th 2020

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