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PSC 136 - Terrorism in World Politics

Semester Hours: 3
Once a Year
This course examines the nature of terrorism and related forms of political violence and the motivations behind their use. In addition, the class examines some of the most pressing problems related to terrorism and the means by which governments have attempted to deal with these problems. Specific issues to be covered include: terrorist decision-making, ideology and terrorism, the phenomenon of suicide terrorism, past and present significant terrorist organizations and movements, state sponsorship of terrorism, weapons of mass destruction and terrorism, and military, diplomatic, and other counterterrorism approaches. 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis. Credit given for this course, PSC 152: Terrorism in World Politics, or PSC 152A: Terrorism in World Politics. (Formerly PSC 152: Terrorism in World Politics, PSC 152A: Terrorism in World Politics.)





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