UnitII Study Guide.pdf - UNIT II STUDY GUIDE Examining the Typologies of Terrorism from a Global Perspective Course Learning Outcomes for Unit II Upon

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HLS 2301, Introduction to Terrorism 1 Course Learning Outcomes for Unit II Upon completion of this unit, students should be able to: 1. Evaluate historical trends of domestic terrorism in the United States of America. 1.1 Discuss the four waves of terrorism. 2. Classify terrorism in the United States and abroad. 2.1 Examine right- and left-wing terrorism, movements, and ideologies. 2.2 Examine the different typologies of global terrorism. Reading Assignment Chapter 7: Typologies of Terrorism: State-Involved and Single or Special Issue Movements Chapter 8: Typologies of Terrorism: The Right and Left Wings and Separatist or Nationalist Movements Unit Lesson This unit will classify terrorism and the different typologies that exist in the United States of America and abroad. Typologies are methods of classification, and in this unit we will discuss the classification systems of terrorist organizations. Typologies rationally group related concepts and other data of systems into specific categories. There are as many typologies of terrorism as there are analysts. Further, this unit will discuss the historic and current views on right- and left-wing terrorism and extremist views. Lastly, this unit will discuss the following typologies and classifications of terrorism: state terrorism, state-enabled/involved terrorism, and state-sponsored terrorism. State-Sponsored Terrorism The United States Department of State (2014) defines a state-sponsor of terrorism as meeting specific implications designating countries that repeatedly support international terrorism (i.e., placing a country on the “terrorism list”), and as listed in the Country Reports on Terrorism 2014 (Ch. 3, para. 1), imposes four main sets of U.S. Government sanctions: 1. A ban on arms-related exports and sales. 2. Controls over exports of dual use items, requiring 30-day Congressional notification for goods or services that could significantly enhance the terrorist-list country's military capability or ability to support terrorism. 3. Prohibitions on economic assistance. 4. Imposition of miscellaneous financial and other restrictions.
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