SCHEDULE OF CLASSES
Tuesday, January 9: Introduction to the course.
Tuesday, January 16: History of terrorism. Terrorism and hate crimes.
Tuesday, January 23: Causes of terrorism
Note: Williamson's article is in The National Review, a well-regarded conservative news magazine. Obeideallah's article is in the Daily Beast, a liberal online source of news and analysis. Do you consider their positions legitimately conservative and liberal, respectively?
Saturday, January 27: Paper #1 due at midnight. See assignments page for details.
Tuesday, January 30: Terrorists' strategy and tactics.
Tuesday, February 6: Counter-terrorism.
Tuesday, February 13: Seeking social justice: peaceful or violent means?
Saturday, February 17: Paper #2 due at midnight. See assignments page for details.
Tuesday, February 20: Conclusions. Review. Final exam.
Poster critical of the
War on Terror.