International Terrorism

This course focuses on International Terrorism. It defines terrorism as a deliberate act designed to inflict violence on and cause harm to innocent civilians for a variety of motivations, ranging from ideological factors on both the left and the right wings of the political spectrum to promoting a religious cause such as engaging in a Holy War, to realizing the self-determination of a group of people who ae pursuing separatist objectives. Special attention in this course will be paid to 9/11, al Qaeda, the war against terror, and some of the ethical and moral dilemmas which this raises.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Global Affairs
Number: 
GLBAFF309
Semester: 
Spring 2017
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 to Monday, February 13, 2017
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