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Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Comparing Theory and Practice

Terrorism is one of the defining factors of our time. In some parts of the world terrorism is frequent and one of the most important threats to peace and security. In this course you will learn how to define terrorism, what terrorism entails and who is targeted by terrorism.

This online course that is offered by University of Leiden will equip you with an overview of contemporary counter-terrorism studies and measures. You will explore evidence-based research, debunk myths and analyze case studies.

In the final chapter of this course you will look at the implications of current counter terrorism research for policy making. More than 100,000 learners have already registered to this course. It takes roughly 22 hours to complete and can be taken entirely online.

Leiden University
6 weeks

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