PSM 132 Homeland Defense: Forecasting Terrorism

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Examines the variety of new indicators, warning methodologies, and analytical tools available to analysts; review of the extensive academic, governmental, and policy literature on terrorism forecasting that has been developed to assess and forecast terrorism in its numerous dimensions. Students will comprehend the various analytical capabilities of the types of terrorist threats that are most likely to confront the USA and its allies in the near future, and predict how to develop proactive defenses for the long term protection of our society.