NS3802 Counter-terrorism Policy in Comparative Perspective

This course studies counterterrorist policy in a variety of countries, including the United States. It considers the means by which policies are formulated, and their effectiveness evaluated, as well as the implementation of counterterrorist policies as they affect human rights, civil liberties, and the population at large. We also look at issues such as oversight of institutions charged with internal security, executive power, and the impact of international law on domestic politics. Prerequisites: None.

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  • As Required