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POS 339  POLITICAL VIOLENCE & TERRORISM

Definition of terrorism; distinction between terrorism and revolutionary warfare; the evolving nature of the threat including the potental use of weapons of mass destruction and cyberterrorism; theoretical writings. Focus on the history and current status of terrorism and political violence in the US. The trade-offs between civil liberties and security. (3)

Credits:  3

Prerequisites:

  • POS 101 (with a min grade of C)
  • AND  ENG 102 (with a min grade of C-)
  •   OR  POS 103 (with a min grade of C)
  •   OR  POS 201 (with a min grade of C)
  •   OR  POS 203 (with a min grade of C)
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    Course Notes:

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