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Analyzing Irregular Threats

This course is about identifying terrorists, insurgents, and the corrupt officials and criminal networks that perpetuate instability and transnational organized crime. This includes individuals that provide material or monetary support, underground or auxiliaries, and financial and legal gate keepers that facilitate activities and finances that support these individuals, groups, and networks.

This course was designed for a variety of analytical specialists. Too include, government and military Intel analysts, law enforcement and justice analysts, and analysts that work for large financial institutions and financial Intel units and organizations.

What to Expect? E-learning is a rather new phenomena and is different from face-to-face learning. Since 2010 numerous scholarly studies have provided a wealth of knowledge about the benefits, drawbacks, and best practices associated with e-learning. Scientifically substantiated techniques and methods have been integrated into this course-ware set to improve the quality and efficacy of the teaching/learning experience.

Requirements: Participants will need a home or office computer with Windows 7, 8, or XP, or an OS that is equal to Windows 7, 8, or XP. Or other comparable operating system.The student will also need a high speed internet connection of 1MB or better with a valid email address. The student must also be able to communicate in English at a 3/3 level. A graduate degree is highly recommended, but not mandatory.


Your Instructor


Richard J. Campbell
Richard J. Campbell

Richard J. Campbell developed this course and course-ware set. He spent over 21 years in the United States Army and served in the 2nd 75th Ranger Battalion at Fort Lewis WA (7-years); was assigned to the JFK Special Warfare Center SERE school at Fort Bragg NC (5-years); and retired in 1995 and completed a BA and MA in psychology. Next, he worked on in-patient psychiatric wards as a member of a multidisciplinary psychiatric treatment team (7-years).

In 2005 he started working outside the US. He first acted as an observer/controller on the Iraq-Kuwait border (5-years) and developed and taught COIN tactical courses like traffic check point operations and search and site exploitation. Then in 2010 he published a book titled Asymmetric Tactical Training. In 2010 he was also offered a position at the Counterinsurgency Training Center in Kabul Afghanistan (CTC-A). CTC-A was a part of the NATO Training Mission for Afghanistan (NTM-A). He acted as the curriculum developer, site-lead, and lessons learned coordinator at CTC-A for 2-years. After that he developed and produced a course-ware set in response to the 2015 DOD Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Broad Agency Announcement. He returned to the US in late 2015 an worked at the USMC Small Wars Center for a brief period. Since then he completed a graduate level certification in Strategic Intelligence and will certify as an Anti Money-laundering Counter Terrorism specialist thru ACAMS.

His published papers can be viewed on Academia.edu, or on the Joint Center for International Security Force Assistance (JCISFA) website within the Community of Interest page. The links to his publications, LinkedIn profile, and Twitter account are below.

Academia.edu:

https://henley-putnam.academia.edu/RichardJCampbell

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=AAIAAAxi53gB-rffLk4hib80S2S021f9B1byBqc&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile_pic

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/asytactrain



Class Curriculum


  Analyzing Irregular Threats: Introduction
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  MOD 1: Terrorism
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  MOD 2: Plans and Operations
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  MOD 3: Irregular Warfare
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  Reference Library
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course should take you about 5 weeks to complete. That is, if you watch all the Prezi lectures and assigned videos and read the assigned readings. The course is updated at the end of each calendar year, so the site is closed first week of Nov. through end of Dec. New material is added and outdated content is removed or replaced.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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