bss481 | undergraduate

Counterterrorism Intelligence And Analysis

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This course explores developments and changes in the practice of security operations brought about from global and local terrorist threats to different organizations. Students in this course will study the typology and anatomy of terrorist operations; evaluate intelligence and information sharing in counter terrorism; examine counter terrorism analysis methods and Global Security tactics; discuss international ethical and legal issues in counterterrorism; and analyze technology Issues in counter terrorism. The new skills and knowledge gained will add to the protection, safety, and security of our society.

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Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Counterterrorism Analysis and Global Security

    • Explain the purpose of counterterrorism analysis.
    • Apply counterterrorism analysis methods.
    • Compare global security tactics used to combat terrorism.
    • Assess the U.S. global security strategy to combat terrorism.

    Ethical and Legal Issues in Counterterrorism

    • Describe ethical and legal issues in the fight against terrorism.
    • Analyze ethical and legal issues with using the United States' strategy to bring justice to international terrorists.
    • Describe international conventions to combat terrorism.

    Technology Issues in Counterterrorism

    • Identify technologies that are used to prevent terrorism.
    • Analyze future technological trends in detecting terrorist activity.
    • Analyze how future technological trends may help terrorist groups support their agenda.
    • Describe how terrorist groups use technology to support their agenda.

    Typology and Anatomy of Terrorist Operations

    • Identify the challenges with defining terrorism.
    • Distinguish among the different types of terrorism.
    • Describe the goals of terrorists.

    Intelligence and Information Sharing in Counterterrorism

    • Explain the role of information sharing in counterterrorism measures.
    • Describe the intelligence information process.
    • Assess potential issues associated with information sharing.
    • Explain the functions of intelligence.
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