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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 vídeos (Total de 36 min), 4 leituras
Video3 videos
Understanding 9/113min
What Happened Here18min
Reading4 leituras
Course Overview10min
Assessments and Grading10min
Discussion Forums10min
Week 1: Required Reading10min

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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 vídeos (Total de 59 min), 1 leitura
Video8 videos
War vs. Crime17min
Online Resource Search - Catherine Shreve4min
How to Write a Policy Memo - Overview10min
How to Write a Policy Memo - Heading and Background7min
How to Write a Policy Memo - Analysis and Summary5min
How to Write a Policy Memo - Revision2min
How to Write a Policy Memo - Proofread2min
Reading1 leituras
Week 2: Required Reading10min

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2 horas para concluir

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 vídeos (Total de 96 min), 1 leitura
Video13 videos
Early Muslim Civilization9min
What Muslims Believe8min
The Core Practices of Islam6min
What is Shariah Law11min
Shariah and the Rule of Law5min
What is Jihad'?6min
The Sword Verses7min
Osama bin Laden’s Use of Religion4min
Women in Islam8min
Women, Islam, & Culture5min
The Muslim-American Experience Post 9/11- Part 18min
The Muslim-American Experience Post 9/11 - Part 25min
Reading1 leituras
Week 3: Required Reading10min

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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 vídeos (Total de 87 min), 1 leitura
Video9 videos
Biography of Sayyid Qutb10min
Qutb’s Milestones and a Muslim Revival8min
Qutb and Jihad8min
Roots of al Qaeda14min
Osama Bin Laden’s Ideology12min
Terminology: What Is Islamism?7min
Elements of the al Qai’da Ideology4min
Flaws in the al Qai’da Ideology4min
Reading1 leituras
Week 4: Required Reading10min
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por SBMar 25th 2018

Outstanding course and content; the interviews really enriched my learning.

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David Schanzer

Associate Professor of the Practice
Sanford School of Public Policy

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • No. Completion of a Coursera course does not earn you academic credit from Duke; therefore, Duke is not able to provide you with a university transcript. However, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.

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