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Fall 2019
Jul 10, 2020
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Terrorism: M East & N Africa - 36477 - JCIV 341 - 01
Students who do not attend the first class will be dropped. Class restricted to JCIV major and certificates only. Terrorism has long been a means of political expression in the Middle East and has flourished throughout the region from antiquity to the present. This seminar surveys the arc and evolution of terrorism from the Sicarii and the assassins through the violence and rebellions in Egypt and Palestine of the 1920s through the end of World War II; The anti-colonial campaigns in both those places as well as in Algeria and Yemen; The persistence of both Palestinian and Jewish extremist violence; The emergence of Hezbollah in Lebanon; Salience of state-sponsored terrorism across the region, the insurgencies in Iraq; The rise of Al Qaeda and ISIS; And the ongoing upheavals in Syria, Libya, the Sinai, and Yemen.
Associated Term: Fall 2019
Registration Dates: Apr 01, 2019 to Sep 06, 2019
Levels: Undergraduate
Attributes: SFS/IPOL Security Studies, SFS/RCST Africa, SFS/RCST Middle East, X-List: GOVT

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3.000 Credits
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Type Time Days Where Date Range Schedule Type Instructors
Seminar 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm M St. Marys 120 Aug 28, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019 Seminar Bruce Hoffman E-mail

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