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Terrorism I: Definition andScope of the Terrorist ThreatRob Moser • Pat McDonald
Terrorism I:IntroductionWhat made 9/11 a historical watershed event?How did it change US foreignpolicy goals, American public opinion on the tradeoff between security andliberty, domestic security levels due to increased vulnerability, and the balancebetween executive and legislative authority over foreign policy?According to the Byford reading and lecture, what are the complicationsassociated with defining terrorism? What does Byford mean when he suggeststhe U.S. should put “interests first, goals second, means third” when constructinga counter-terrorism strategy?How are terrorist groups different from other types of threats to U.S. nationalinterests?Are terrorist groups rational? Compare and contrast the arguments forand against the idea that terrorist groups are rational political actors.

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Politics, Threats, defense, Methods, Influence, Violence, Terrorism, 9 11, Manipulation, Are Terrorists Rational, Mandelbaum Reading, Hoffman Reading, Terrorist Agenda, Definition Of Terrorist, Scare Tactics

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