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Terrorism has arguably been one of the defining factors of our age. It frequently makes headlines, threatening or attacking governments, private business and ordinary citizens. And in many parts of the world, it has been one of the most important threats to peace, security and stability. But what does this exactly mean? What is the nature of this threat? Who or what is threatened, how, by whom and why? What can be done about it or how can we at least limit the impact of terrorism and make sure that terrorists do not make headlines and manage to scare us? These are just a handful of questions that will be addressed in this course that consists of three parts. First it focuses on the essence of terrorism as an instrument to achieve certain goals, in addition to an exploration of this phenomenon and the difficulties in defining it. The second part provides an overview of the state of the art in (counter) terrorism studies. Since ‘9/11’ terrorism studies have grown exponentially, reflecting the rise in perceived threats. But what has academia come up with? What theories, assumptions and conventional wisdom has it produced that could be of help in understanding terrorism and dealing with it? The most interesting results are examined and compared with empirical evidence with the aim to either stress their importance or to debunk them as myths. The final part looks into the implications and possibilities for policy making. The course ends with a module specifically designed to address one of today's most topical issue: the foreign fighter phenomenon....

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WM
24. Feb. 2021

Among the most informative courses i have taken, the material and videos provided are so detailed and specific to this field. I would recommend it to anyone with an interest matters terrorism.

LZ
22. Mai 2016

This excellent, balanced course uses a great combination of concise videos and additional reading. I enrolled hoping to better understand this hot-topic and Prof. Bakker's course was perfect.

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von Margarito Z

18. Juli 2019

Excelente curso. Muchas gracias!

von Thorsten K

18. Juni 2016

Very dense yet exciting content.

von RITESH K

23. Juni 2020

EXCELLENT EYEOPENER OF A COURSE

von Bart S

12. Jan. 2016

excellent course! learned a LOT

von Amr A W

17. Okt. 2015

Absolutely brilliant course. :)

von Beatriz

4. Apr. 2017

Curso muy interesante y muy co

von Angel A

26. Juli 2016

Excellent content and lecture!

von Tomas P

11. Feb. 2016

Excelente curso, lo recomiendo

von Ramon K

1. Sep. 2015

Very complete and interesting!

von Jander T d O

7. Aug. 2015

I have no words to say thanks

von CHRISTINE M

16. Nov. 2017

Thank you for this course.

von Shahin H

5. Mai 2017

Great course. Recommended!

von Jacques B

1. Feb. 2017

Fascinating and very clear

von Kerry W

30. Dez. 2015

Well worth the time spent!

von German B

5. Nov. 2015

Solid foundational course!

von Giuseppe

30. Sep. 2017

Very very interesting!!!!

von Ginger L

17. Dez. 2016

Very nice course, easy to

von Kévin S

5. Mai 2016

Very interesting course !

von Felipe C L

21. Sep. 2017

Very interesting course!

von Miroslav K

24. Jan. 2017

Great course, thank you!

von Nikolaos P

7. Jan. 2016

Very interesting course!

von WEI D

24. Aug. 2017

very clear,great course

von Richard K

5. Apr. 2017

Interesting compilation

von Amherd D

22. Aug. 2015

Very interesting course