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Dec 12th 2016

This course gives an introduction into the field of terrorism & counterterrorism studies. It will help you to analyze and understand these complex phenomena and discuss its impact on society with a global audience. Students, policy makers, journalists or anyone with a strong interest in understanding issues like the history, origins and nature of terrorism, security, fear management, resilience, politics, violence, foreign fighters and radicalization will find the course most relevant.

Average: 9 (12 votes)
Nov 28th 2016

From the Nuremberg trial to the case against Saddam Hussein, from the prosecution of Al-Qaeda terrorists to the trial of Somali pirates – no area of law is as important to world peace and security as international criminal law. Taught by one of the world’s leading experts in the field, this course will educate students about the fundamentals of international criminal law and policy. We will explore the contours of international crimes such as genocide, war crimes, terrorism, and piracy. We will examine unique modes of international criminal liability and specialized defenses. And we will delve into the challenges of obtaining custody of the accused and maintaining control of the courtroom.

Average: 8 (6 votes)
Nov 21st 2016

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence housed at the University of Maryland, offers a course looking at the who, what and how of Terrorism Studies, by introducing students to cutting-edge research from the social and behavioral sciences and the experts investigating these topics.

Average: 7 (4 votes)
Nov 7th 2016

Ce cours propose une analyse historique précise et détaillée des mutations du terrorisme, de ses évolutions et ruptures, de son passage d’un outil criminel singulier à une dimension plurielle. Y sont abordées : les définitions, les acteurs, les cibles, les méthodes et les outils de lutte contre le terrorisme. Ce cours a pour objectif de fournir une meilleure connaissance et une plus grande capacité d’analyse de l’information sur les problématiques terroristes.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Apr 25th 2016

Ce cours présente les grandes tendances et évolutions de la criminalité, ce qui définit la criminalité dans une société et ce qui influence son évolution. L'État établit de nouvelles interdictions qu'il assortit de sanctions pénales au fur et à mesure de l'évolution de ses propres intérêts, mais surtout pour répondre à de nouvelles formes de criminalités, car le crime est un phénomène aussi évolutif que protéiforme.

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Sep 24th 2015

What is the danger of terrorism, and how can the world respond effectively?

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
Oct 20th 2014

9/11 was a devastating attack that required a comprehensive response from the United States. This course will examine post-9/11 U.S. counterterrorism policies regarding the use of military force, law enforcement and intelligence collection, and domestic security. We will trace these policies to the current day and assess their legality, ethics, and efficacy.

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Sep 9th 2013

This course will explore the forces that led to the 9/11 attacks and the policies the United States adopted in response. We will examine the phenomenon of modern terrorism, the development of the al Qai'da ideology, and the process by which individuals radicalize towards violence.

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