LECTURES ON WMD & TERRORISM

James J.F. Forest


1

Introduction to the Seminar on WMD and Terrorism

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2

Chemical Weapons

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3

Biological Weapons

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4 Radiological Weapons
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5 Nuclear Weapons
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6 WMD Threat to Critical Infrastructure
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7 WMD Response Strategies
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8 Intelligence Challenges
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9 National Resilience
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10 State and Local Responders
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11 Future WMD Threats
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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

  James J.F. Forest is an associate professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on terrorism, weapons of mass destruction and security studies. He is also a senior fellow with the Joint Special Operations University, where he conducts research for the U.S. Special Forces community. Dr. Forest served on the faculty at West Point for 9 years, most of it (2004-2010) as the Director of Terrorism Studies. In addition to many scholarly journal articles and reports, he has published 13 books including Influence Warfare (2009), Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in the 21st Century (2007), Teaching Terror (2006), and The Making of a Terrorist (2005). Dr. Forest also serves as a guest lecturer for several government agencies in the U.S. and Europe, and maintains a top secret security clearance. He holds degrees from De Anza College, Georgetown University, Stanford University, and Boston College.
     
     

 

 


 

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