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DHP P244: Modern Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Course Description

This course examines the nature of terrorism; the spectrum of terrorist motivations, strategies, and operations; the socio-political, economic and other factors that can enable terrorist group activities; the unique threat of WMD terrorism; and the internal vulnerabilities of terrorist organizations. Students will examine current and classic research on terrorism, and explore many of the puzzles that remain unanswered. Finally, the course will analyze these critical issues within the context of policies and strategies for responding to the threat of terrorism with increasing sophistication and success.

Course faculty: James Forest
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Spring 2020

Faculty: James Forest
Room: Cabot 206
Day(s): Monday
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
SIS number: 24339

Final Exam

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Spring 2021

Faculty: James Forest
Room: Cabot 206
Day(s): Monday
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Final Exam

Consult instructor for exam details