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MMPA 6832 Terrorism: Legislation and Policy: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

MMPA 6832 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Baker, N.V. (2003). National Security versus Civil Liberties. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 33(3), 547–567.

Byman, D. (2005). Passive sponsors of terrorism. Survival, 47(4), 117–144.

Byman, D. (2007). US counter-terrorism options: A taxonomy. Survival, 49(3), 121–150.

Carter, D. L. & Carter, J. G. (2009). The intelligence fusion process for state, local, and tribal law enforcement. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 36(12), 1323–1339.

Cronin, A. K. (2006). How al-Qaida ends: the decline and demise of terrorist groups. International Security 31(1), 7–48.

Dahl, E. J. (2005). Warning of terror: Explaining the failure of intelligence against terrorism. The Journal of Strategic Studies, 28(1), 31–55.

Deeks, A. S. (2009). Administrative detention in armed conflict. Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, 40(3), 403–436.

De Goede, M. (2008). The politics of preemption and the war on terror in Europe. European Journal of International Relations, 14(1), 161–185. 

Gunaratna, R. (2008). Al Qaeda in the tribal areas of Pakistan and beyond. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 31, 775–807.

Haley, J. (2005). Counterterrorism. In Encyclopedia of United States National Security. SAGE Publications.

Harris, S., & Wodele, G. (2006). Miles to go. National Journal, 38(2), 18–26.

Hoffman, B. (2007). The global terrorist threat: Is Al-Qaeda on the run or on the march? Middle East Policy, 14(2), 44–58.

Hoffman, B. (2008). The myth of grass-roots terrorism. Foreign Affairs, 87(3), 133–138.

Kean, T. H., Hamilton, L. H., Ben-Veniste, R., Fielding, F. F., Gorelick, J. S., Gorton, S., et al. (2005). Final report on 9/11 commission recommendations. 9/11 Public Discourse Project, 1-5. Not available in the Walden Library

Kilcullen, D. J. (2005). Countering global insurgency. The Journal of Strategic Studies, 28(4), 597–617.

Mahnken, T. (2005). Spies and bureaucrats: Getting intel right. Public Interest, 159, 22-42.

Mueller, R. S. I. (2009). Terrorist threats to the U.S. FDCH Congressional Testimony.
NOTE: we no longer have access to this in the Walden Library databases

Patrick, S. (2006). Weak state and global threats: Fact or fiction? Washington Quarterly, 29(2), 27–53.

Peter, B. (2009). Al-Qaeda: The threat in Afghanistan. FDCH Congressional Testimony.
NOTE: we no longer have access to this in the Walden Library databases

Sageman, M. (2008). The next generation of terror. Foreign Policy, 165, 36–42.

Sageman, M. (2008). The reality of grass-roots terrorism. Foreign Affairs, 87(4), 165–166.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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