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Lesson 9: Characteristics of terrorists (Day 4)

Category
Training Material
Subject
Counter-terrorism    

Description

Material for 1-hour lesson, part of the 5-day training course on terrorism abusing religion, developed by the OSCE Mission in Kosovo

Subject
Counter-terrorism    
Target group
Law enforcement officers
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
terrorism, hate crime, extremism

Summary

As law enforcement officers, which are countering terrorism, our first duty is to identify our targets correctly. While we are dealing with terrorism abusing religion we should have enough knowledge about the characteristics of terrorists and their psychological situation in order to understand their motive better and foreseen their future activities.

The goal of this lesson is to provide the learners with the knowledge of characteristics of terrorists that will assist them in countering terrorist activities more professionally and successfully.

At the end of this lesson the students will be able to:

  • Give a clear explanation to wrong and misunderstood definition of terrorist.
  • Explain what is Jihadist and what should be understood from Jihad
  • Explain how terrorists are isolated personalities.
  • Be aware of scientific facts about terrorist profiles.

Information

Added on
30 Mar 2017
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Target group
Law enforcement officers
Region
OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Serbia
Keywords
terrorism, hate crime, extremism
Rights
OSCE