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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 in counteracting terrorism.
Week One: The Strategic Challenge of 9/11
Week Two: The Use of Force – Legal and Policy Framework
Week Three: Drone Strikes: Morality, Legality, and Efficacy
Week Four: Detention, Interrogation and Prosecution of Enemy Combatants (Guantanamo)
Week Five: Surveillance and Its Impact on Privacy and Civil Liberties
Week Six: Domestic Security: Body Scans, Profiling, and "Homegrown" Terrorism
Week Seven: The Post 9/11 World: An Assessment
- David Schanzer - Sanford School of Public Policy
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