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International Conference: TRANSNATIONAL TERRORISM TODAY: How do the Transatlantic Allies deal with Terrorism?
November 9, 2017 | 4:30 pm - November 10, 2017 | 7:30 pm
Transnational terrorism has become one of the major global threats of the 21st century. The countries of North America and the member states of the European Union feel particularly vulnerable and exposed. Attempts to agree on a sober transatlantic policy to deal with transnational terrorism have been made for quite a few years. So far, however, the transatlantic allies have not been able to develop a united and comprehensive strategy toward transnational terrorism. Confronting Al-Qaida was difficult enough. The rise of the Islamic State (IS), Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab and similar organizations and the bloodshed in, for instance, Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan as well as homegrown terrorism have confronted policy makers with increasingly complex issues.
This conference considers the manifold challenges involved when dealing with transnational terrorism. It will commence with a keynote address by distinguished terrorism expert Prof. Bruce Hoffman of Georgetown University on Thursday, November 9th, at 4:30 pm (UNC Chapel Hill, Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room). The conference takes place on Friday, November 10th from 8:30am to 7:30pm, consisting of 3 panels with 12 talks in total, followed by a concluding panel discussion (Global FedEx Center, Room 4003).
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Thursday, November 9 – Friday, November 10
UNC Chapel Hill