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Spring 2017 - MIIS
Jul 13, 2020
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NPTG 8534 - History US CounterterrorPolicy

This course will examine the evolution of US approaches to international terrorism from the emergence of terrorism as a global phenomenon in the 1960s through the challenges of today. Students successfully completing this course will be able to:

 Understand the evolution of US approaches to terrorism.

 Appreciate the roles of perception, contingency and foreign actions in shaping US counterterrorism policy.

 Analyze the roles of intelligence and technology in shaping US policy responses to terrorism.

 Analyze the interplay between the White House and the constituents of the National Security Council.

 Appreciate the human factor, especially the strengths and weaknesses of the US president, in policy outcomes.

 Appreciate the role of domestic politics in US counterterrorism policy.

 Acquire competencies (knowledge, skills and attitudes) to participate effectively as an analyst or decision maker.

1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MIIS Graduate
Schedule Types: Workshop

Intl Policy & Management Division
Nonproliferatn&Terrorsm Stdies Department

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