GOVT 332

Terrorism and Insurgency

Prerequisite: GOVT 109. This course explores the causes of terrorism and insurgency. Conceptual and historical examinations of the subject will be followed by a consideration of the various sources of terrorism and insurgency including the psychological, social, religious, organizational, and strategic influences that generate transnational political violence. Students will examine contending arguments pertaining to effective counterterrorism and counterinsurgency policies. Offered alternate years. This course cannot be taken on a P/CR/NC grading option. V.7

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