عنوان مقاله [English]
Border management is one of the central policies in border management in promoting programs and activities related to border residents and constructive interaction with neighboring countries; . The purpose of this study is to identify the geopolitical factors affecting border management using the Blake model in the northern border provinces of the country and seeks to answer the question of what are the geopolitical factors in border management from the perspective of border commanders in the northern provinces using the Blake model? The present study is applied in terms of purpose and descriptive-analytical in terms of method. The statistical population of the study includes the commanders of regiments, bases and border and naval checkpoints in Gilan, Mazandaran and Golestan provinces, 50 of whom have been studied in the sample. The validity of the data collection tool (questionnaire) was confirmed by analyzing its data using SPSS software and its reliability was obtained by calculating Cronbach's alpha to 0.92. The results of the studies show that management Access has the most impact and cross-border resource management and environmental management have the least impact on border management, and among them the use of technical and electronic equipment, marking of border lines and the establishment and development of regiments and naval border bases have the highest impact and encouragement. The sharing of environmental tourism, the protection of endangered species and the prevention of poaching have the least impact on the factors affecting border management.