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College of Professional Studies
College of Professional Studies (CPS)
PSHS
6240
Political Violence and Terrorism
Pol. Viol. and Terrorism
Spring 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade
students in the MPS in homeland security program
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No

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15
Frederic Lemieux, Rohin Sharma, Richard Mariannos
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The evolution of terrorism and politically motivated violence; causes and origins in regional, national, and international terrorist and insurgent groups and so-called terrorist states; trends in terrorist modus operandi, including asymmetric attacks; formulating effective counterterrorist strategies.
-Understand terrorism trends over the past 50 years -Identify distinctions between diverse terrorist groups and motivations -Understand strategic and operational shifts in terrorism tactics -Make distinctions between primary, secondary and tertiary terrorism -Assess the capacity of terrorism groups (learning capacity, state sponsors, etc.) -Analyze state's response to political violence
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This is a replacement of PSSL 6240 Political Violence and Terrorism
Key: 9925