South Africa and the world
In an Open Opportunity Society for All, the government must be willing to promote the values that underpin this society in every corner of the world. In addition, citizens know that their government is able to physically protect them from external aggression and, if necessary, defend the integrity of other countries who share our values.
Being a vigorous promoter of democracy and freedom, and a fierce defender of human rights; and
maximising the strength and capability of the defence force by structuring it for more efficiency, by re-instilling discipline and by focusing clearly on creating a professional force.