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The History of Modern Terrorism

This course studies the phenomenon of terrorism by considering twentieth-century political movements that have used or are using terror to achieve their objectives. The course develops an analytical framework for the study of terrorism and uses this framework in exploring the historical backgrounds, objectives, ideologies, tactics, and membership profiles of selected groups, and in considering the responses of their opponents. Groups to be studied include the IRA, the Irgun, the PLO, the Baader-Meinhof, and the Ku Klux Klan.

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2017 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 7043 TuTh
11:00 - 12:15 pm
Bookbinder,Paul Y02-2110
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2017 - 12/13/2017
Capacity: 40
Enrolled: 28
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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