PAI680.2 Threats to International Security: Armed Conflict and Terrorism

Taught in Spanish at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica and may not be offered every semester. This course will focus on the study of the threats to international security and the characteristics of global violence, incorporating the different visions with respect to the phenomenon. In the course, we will address the causes, the characteristics, the actors, and the nature of modern armed conflicts. Special emphasis will be on threats such as terrorism and drug-trafficking. In addition, we will study the measures taken by the international community to face these challenges and the characteristics and challenges of humanitarian work in conflict zones. The themes that will be studied include: security studies, the current threats, international humanitarian law, the intelligence strategy, and peace operations and maintenance. (UC code: ICP 5457)

Department: Public Administration and International Affairs

Location: Santiago

Credits: 2