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Lecture 11/19/09: Counterterrorism Offensive and Defensive Models I. Not engaged in war on terror – trying to protect Pakistan from falling into hands of the Taliban and becoming theocracy A. Cold War terms – domino effect II. Most of works on counterterrorism are focused on moral aspects A. Gitmo – closing it down, not a constitutional issue, issue of morals within the US III. In the eye of the beholder A. Effectiveness should be tested against the stated goals of the policy makers
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Unformatted text preview: B. In the beginning leaders dont really know what they want they are rushed into decisions, they just want to get rid of terrorism IV.Counterterrorism models an update A. Defensive i. If we want to feel safe, we need to see more law enforcement B. Short-term agreements C. War i. Not really effective in stopping terrorism but effective in boosting morale...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course GOV 365N taught by Professor Moser during the Fall '06 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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