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Fall 2017
Nov 17, 2017
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SEST 693 - Domestic Terrorism
People from many different backgrounds, espousing widely divergent viewpoints, and pursuing a variety of tactics have committed terrorist acts in the United States. This course examines the American experience of terrorism in the 20th and 21st centuries (with some broader historical context). It covers the US government’s responses to terrorist actors and focuses on current threat issues. The course explores the many different forces influencing terrorists in the homeland over time as well as the ideologies and movements that informed their activity. It also highlights broader social and cultural reactions to terrorism in the United States.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Security Studies Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Arab Studies
      Asian Studies
      Eurasian, Russian, E Euro Stud
      Foreign Service
      German and European Studies
      Global Human Development
      Latin American Studies
      Law/Arab Studies
      Law/Foreign Service
      Law/Security Studies
      Security Studies

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