Your research paper for the course is worth 45% of your overall course grade, and is intended to expand your learning through in-depth research and use of the materials presented in this class and in the wider literature.
Your original research paper is to be based on one of the following 10 topics:
The examination and evaluation of two (2) international (or transnational) terrorist groups or movements
What is the nexus between drugs and terrorism?
What is the current threat posed by al-Qaeda?
What does the term “the crisis of civilization” mean?
Why is a free society the best defense against terrorism?
Why has Europe not won the war on terrorism?
What risks are posed to the United States by international (or transnational) terrorist groups from the Middle East or Africa?
What risks are posed to the United States by international (or transnational) terrorist groups from Central and East Asia?
Explain how the world is more secure post-9/11 from a threat perspective.
A research paper summarizing the state of current knowledge on a subject covered in this course.
Note. Do not rewrite an essay or discussion post. The assignment will demonstrate your ability to develop the research topic into a more detailed examination of the issue.
1200 to 1500-words in length (4-5 pages of double-spaced content)
12 font (Arial or New Times Roman)
Minimum of 5 academic sources cited
Contains each of the following:
Use standardized formats and procedures outlined in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association as a writing style guide.
Please cite your work.