Carnegie Mellon University

Terrorism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Course Number: 84-612

The spread and growth of terrorism on the continent of Africa has increased substantially over the last decade; this mini is an introduction to the major terrorism groups that operate in sub-Saharan Africa. Throughout the course, we will examine the nexus of the terrorist threat in sub-Saharan Africa, and subsequent responses from governments, multinational organizations, and foreign actors. It is intended to acquaint students with the dynamics of terrorism and counterterrorism efforts in sub-Saharan Africa, and by doing so establish a solid foundation upon which further expertise can be built.

Academic Year: 2022-2023
Semester(s): Spring, Mini 4
Required/Elective: Elective
Units: 6
Location(s): Pittsburgh

Spring 2022
Tuesday and Thursday
12:30 - 1:50 PM

Counts towards the following IPS degree:
Master of Science in International Relations and Politics (International Security concentration)