Department of Political Science

IR 229 Terrorism

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Old Political Science Field: Associated Courses
Old International Relations Track: Global Security (A)

This course is archived. It will not be offered again.

Jessica Stoll
Spring 2011 — TR 14:00-15:15

Course Syllabus

This class will examine terrorist groups, methods and counterterrorism, past and present. Topics include psychological approaches, the connection between religion and terrorism, terrorist strategies, suicide terrorism, WMDs, domestic terrorism, terrorist organization, state sponsorship, financing, counterterrorism, intelligence analysis and cyberterrorism. We will also do case studies of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Al Qaeda and 9/11, Hamas and the IRA.