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Fall 2021
Nov 27, 2021
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Terrorism: M East & N Africa - 36228 - IPOL 341 - 01
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. Students who do not attend the first class will be dropped. Class restricted to JCIV minor/certificate and SFS students only. Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors only.
Associated Term: Fall 2021
Registration Dates: Apr 05, 2021 to Sep 03, 2021
Levels: Undergraduate
Attributes: SFS/IPOL Security Studies, SFS/RCST Africa, SFS/RCST Middle East, X-List: GOVT

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Type Time Days Where Date Range Schedule Type Instructors
Seminar 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm M Walsh 494 Aug 25, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021 Seminar Bruce Hoffman E-mail

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