44.577 Terrorist Networks

Terrorism Networks

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37102
Status Active

This course will explore the dynamics of terrorist networks and will equip students with an understanding of the drivers of terrorist network formation, development and disintegration. The course will also provide students with knowledge and understanding of how, why and when networks expand, affiliate, and occasionally splinter. And finally, students will be guided through the applicability of network theory and analysis to the design of hypothetical operational responses and contingency planning surrounding the disruption or containment of terrorist networks.

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