44.576 History of Terrorism and Counterterrorism

History of Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37105
Status Active

This course will study the history and potential future of the global al-Qaida movement. Inspirational leaders, strategies, operations, tactics, finances and other key dimensions of this network will be examined in depth. The course will also examine specific vulnerabilities of a decentralized networked organization like al-Qaida, to include tactical control, strategic authority, dependence on technologies, and transactional integrity.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req; CRIM 572 Terrorism/Counter-Terrorism (44.549).