This course is an upper division reading course in terrorism and counter-terrorism. This course will discuss what terrorism is and where it fits in the contemporary conflict spectrum in international relations. We will examine the role of terrorism across time with an emphasis on the 20th and 21st centuries and particular focus on the contemporary context. We will explore the issues raised by contemporary terrorism and seek to explore how this has changed since the end of the Cold War. The course will also deal with efforts to control terrorism in various parts of the world. Primary focus will be on counter-terrorism efforts since 9/11. The course covers a wider range of information at a rapid pace.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00