The curriculum Responding to Terrorism: Challenges for Democracy helps students consider the issues surrounding the 9.11.01 attacks and the U.S. response to terrorism in a constructive context that promotes dialogue about future policy directions.
Videos for Readings: The videos below follow the outline of the printed curriculum unit. The headings correspond to the headings in the student readings.
Videos for Lessons accompany lessons in the teacher's guide of the printed curriculum unit.
Scholars Online: Videos for Readings
Responding to Terrorism: Challenges for Democracy
P. Terrence Hopmann
University of London
US Naval War College
Middle East Negotiation Project
David B. Edwards
Introduction: September 11, 2001
Part I: The Origins and Evolution of Terrorism
Terrorism Becomes More Visible
Terrorism Becomes More Deadly
Part II: The Threat of Terrorism
Part III: Responding to Terrorism
U.S. Policies Abroad
*The statistics mentioned in this video are from late 2011.
Balancing Rights and Security