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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: GOV                                     Course Number: 362                                    
Course Title: Terrorism and International Relations
Subject: Government
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course engages students in the study of terrorism and counter-terrorism by analyzing the international political implications of terrorist activity. Framed by theories of international relations, the course explores topics such as international security, international organizations, human rights and foreign aid. In this way, students will assess the impact of the ?global war on terror,? and compare and contrast the post-9/11 period with earlier efforts to suppress terrorism.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 or ENG 201, and GOV 101. In addition, GOV 260 (International Relations) is strongly recommended).
Start Date:    12/11/2009                         End Date:    04/30/2010