Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Comparing Theory and Practice
- Students should be able engage critically and knowledgably with the recent and current issues related to the ‘War on Terror’ and to the threat of far-right terrorism, jihadi movements, ‘homegrown’ and foreign threats, radicalisation and extremism, as well as some of the dangers of an overly aggressive or powerful domestic security apparatus
- Defines the term of terrorism
- Understands the history of terrorism
- Understands and identifies terrorist groups
- Identifies the countries where terrorist groups operate
- Defines the term counterterrorism
- Identifies the methods used in counterterrorism
- Welcome & the essence of terrorism
- Researching Terrorism and Counterterrorism
- Assumptions on Terrorism
- Assumptions on Counterterrorism
- Dealing with Terrorism and the Future
- Making Headlines Today - Foreign Fighters
- TestTests from on-line classes
- ExamFor final exam students must submit an essay (450-550 words). Theme will be formulated by the professor. Essay must be written in a scholarly style and include at least 4 references from 4 different class readings. Essay will be assessed on the 10-0 scale.
- Gheciu, A. (2008). Securing Civilization? : The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World. OUP Oxford.
- Willasey-Wilsey, T. (2016). Illusions of terrorism and counter-terrorism. Edited by Richard English. International Affairs, 92(3), 724–725. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-2346.12617
- Kimberley N. Trapp. (2011). State Responsibility for International Terrorism. OUP Oxford.
- Nesser, P. V. (DE-588)104338488X, (DE-576)394752724, aut. (2015). Islamist terrorism in Europe : a history / Petter Nesser.