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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.
Week 1: The 9/11 Attacks
Week 2: What is Terrorism?
Week 3: A Primer on Islam
Week 4: The Al Qai'da Ideology
Week 5: The Radicalization Process
Week 6: Counterterrorism Pre-9/11
Week 7: September 12, 2001
- David Schanzer - Sanford School of Public Policy
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