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This course will explore the forces that led to the 9/11 attacks and the policies the United States adopted in response. We will examine the phenomenon of modern terrorism, the development of the al Qai'da ideology, and the process by which individuals radicalize towards violence....
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Week 1: Course Overview and the 9/11 Attacks

In this course, we will examine why al Qai-da attacked America. We will also examine the phenomenon of terrorism, in general, and the radical ideology developed and propagated by Osama bin Laden through al Qaida, more specifically. We will consider why individuals are attracted to this ideology and how they radicalize to violence. We will also explore how the United States addressed terrorism prior to 9/11 and the policy changes the US (and its allies around the globe) faced in the immediate aftermath of the attacks....
Reading
3 vidéos (Total 36 min), 4 lectures
Video3 vidéos
Understanding 9/113 min
What Happened Here18 min
Reading4 lectures
Course Overview10 min
Assessments and Grading10 min
Discussion Forums10 min
Week 1: Required Reading10 min
Week
2
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1 heure pour terminer

Week 2: What is Terrorism?

Our topic for this week is, what is terrorism. We will try to define terrorism and understand the actions that we're going to be studying in this course, 9/11 and its aftermath. We will examine one of the key debates in this area; can terrorism be executed by a state, or is it only the use of political violence by a non-state actor. You will also learn how to write a policy memo....
Reading
8 vidéos (Total 59 min), 1 lecture
Video8 vidéos
War vs. Crime17 min
Online Resource Search - Catherine Shreve4 min
How to Write a Policy Memo - Overview10 min
How to Write a Policy Memo - Heading and Background7 min
How to Write a Policy Memo - Analysis and Summary5 min
How to Write a Policy Memo - Revision2 min
How to Write a Policy Memo - Proofread2 min
Reading1 lecture
Week 2: Required Reading10 min
Week
3
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2 heures pour terminer

Week 3: A Primer on Islam

This week we have a special treat: we will have an extensive conversation with Imam Abdullah Antepli, the Islamic Chaplin here at Duke. We’ll cover a wide range of topics, including Islamic history, law, the role of women and the Muslim experience in the post – 9/11 world....
Reading
13 vidéos (Total 96 min), 1 lecture
Video13 vidéos
Early Muslim Civilization9 min
What Muslims Believe8 min
The Core Practices of Islam6 min
What is Shariah Law11 min
Shariah and the Rule of Law5 min
What is Jihad'?6 min
The Sword Verses7 min
Osama bin Laden’s Use of Religion4 min
Women in Islam8 min
Women, Islam, & Culture5 min
The Muslim-American Experience Post 9/11- Part 18 min
The Muslim-American Experience Post 9/11 - Part 25 min
Reading1 lecture
Week 3: Required Reading10 min
Week
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2 heures pour terminer

Week 4: The al Qai'da Ideology

Our topic for this week is the al Qaeda ideology. An ideology is essentially the set of beliefs that an individual, a group, or an organization has to either motivate them or to give that organization purpose. For al Qaeda, of course this is incredibly important because they're trying to motivate individuals to sacrifice their lives for what they view as a great cause....
Reading
9 vidéos (Total 87 min), 1 lecture
Video9 vidéos
Biography of Sayyid Qutb10 min
Qutb’s Milestones and a Muslim Revival8 min
Qutb and Jihad8 min
Roots of al Qaeda14 min
Osama Bin Laden’s Ideology12 min
Terminology: What Is Islamism?7 min
Elements of the al Qai’da Ideology4 min
Flaws in the al Qai’da Ideology4 min
Reading1 lecture
Week 4: Required Reading10 min
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