This course provides an overview of the prevalent types of terrorism, their impact throughout the world, and its relative significance to the United States. The course will also look at the genesis of terrorist organizations and the moral, financial and logistical support they receive. By the end of this course, students will understand the strategies and tactics terrorist groups employ to achieve their aims as well as the role of the international community in defining terrorism, controlling the supply of money and weapons, and developing and implementing an active international counterterrorism policy.
Define terrorism and its genesis, stages and characteristic features.
Identify and explain the aims and characteristics of various types of terrorism.
Identify and differentiate between military and law enforcement tools to countering terrorism and the appropriate applications of each.
Show how to formulate national, political and diplomatic policies to effectively engage terrorists.
Develop a broad-based counterterrorism operations directive
based on known case studies.
Henley-Putnam’s commitment to service begins with your first call with an advisor and continues through graduation. Our classes are small, so you are never just a number. We get to know you, your goals and your needs. You will be supported by a team of professionals who will help you track your degree progression, advise you on course selection, and inform you of relevant services such as tutoring and mentoring. Your faculty members will be available to you, as will the deans and administrators.
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