The Dilemmas in the Deterrence of Terrorists

    We discussed the Dilemmas in the Deterrence of Terrorists (Chapter 4 in The Counter Terrorism Puzzle). Why is deterring terrorists a challenge? Do you think terrorists can be deterred? Address both sides of the argument (through diplomacy, information,...

Disengagement in terrorism

          What does the term disengagement mean and how does it work regarding terrorism? What types of counter-terrorism strategies are there and how might they work? What counter-terrorism strategies do you think work best and...

The war on terrorism

          Read the following case scenario: In the ongoing war on terrorism, the new president has proposed expanding the jurisdiction of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA). FISA is a U.S. federal court established and...

Radicalization

          How does one become a terrorist? Put another way, how does one become radicalized? At what point does a person become a terrorist? Defend your points.    

Foreign terrorist organizations (FTO).

            According to the State Department, there are 47 separate foreign terrorist organizations (FTO). Please choose one FTO and prepare a short description summary, discussing the origin of the group, its goals and targets, size,...