عنوان مقاله [English]
Among the new terms that has appeared in the arena of security in the recent decade is "ethical security" coined
by supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei. According to a search by author, this term does not have a clear
definition in related western literature. However, this term has a new semantic load in the field of security
studies especially human and social security; a type of security that includes aspects of culture, norms, values,
ethics, human dignity and chastity that is closely related to life style. The current study is a scientific survey to
semantically clarify "ethical security" from Ayatollah Khamenei's viewpoint. Functions of ethics, elements of
ethical security and its features are among the issues covered in this article.