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Unformatted text preview: Can Terrorism Be Prevented? (from last time) De nitions and Scope - the Good Side What are INGOs good for? Conclusions POLSC 333: World Politics The Good and Bad Side of Global Civil Society - Counterterrorism and INGOs Dr. Amanda Murdie November 30th POLSC 333: World Politics Can Terrorism Be Prevented? (from last time) De nitions and Scope - the Good Side What are INGOs good for? Conclusions Icebreaker Question - Wikileaks as a NGO Wikileaks? This is an [I]NGO - the supposed good guys of international relations 2009 Amnesty International human rights reporting award (New Media) Is this good transparency? For whom? POLSC 333: World Politics Can Terrorism Be Prevented? (from last time) De nitions and Scope - the Good Side What are INGOs good for? Conclusions Basic Argument 1 (From last time) There are many di erent policy choices designed to prevent or stop terrorist attacks 1 These strategies di er in their e ectiveness and can have unintended consequences 2 Conclusion of research so far - best way to deter terrorism is defensive measures + demographic separation 3 INGOs and TANs - lots of similarities to the dark side only not as extreme - try to convince people to change their minds. POLSC 333: World Politics Can Terrorism Be Prevented? (from last time) De nitions and Scope - the Good Side What are INGOs good for? Conclusions Strategies to Combat Terrorism Lots of possible actions: 1. Deterrence 2. Defensive measures (airport security, border defenses) 3. Criminalize terrorism and hunt down terrorists 4. Preventive attacks on terrorist networks 5. Preemption - change the hearts and minds or combating poverty 6. Negotiate and O er Concessions More? POLSC 333: World Politics Can Terrorism Be Prevented? (from last time) De nitions and Scope - the Good Side What are INGOs good for? Conclusions Terrorism and Poverty Poverty -terrorism link not very clear changes in economic activity linked to increased mobilization, better terrorists - really not the same thing, though terrorist tends not to be from the lowest socioeconomic group support for terrorism among Palestinians - constant across socioeconomic groups same thing with education POLSC 333: World Politics Can Terrorism Be Prevented? (from last time) De nitions and Scope - the Good Side What are INGOs good for? Conclusions Terrorism and Poverty Poverty -terrorism link not very clear changes in economic activity linked to increased mobilization, better terrorists - really not the same thing, though terrorist tends not to be from the lowest socioeconomic group support for terrorism among Palestinians - constant across socioeconomic groups same thing with education POLSC 333: World Politics Can Terrorism Be Prevented? (from last time) De nitions and Scope - the Good Side What are INGOs good for?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course POLSC 333 taught by Professor Aren during the Spring '11 term at Kansas State University.

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