Security Studies

Security Studies A discipline within international relations which concerns itself with international security issues including the study of measures taken by states to protect against all hostile acts as well as the condition that results from the establishment and maintenance of protective measures that ensure a state of inviolability from hostile acts or influences.

Dr. Lori Forman - Economic Sanctions and Statecraft

In this podcast, Dr. Lori Forman discusses the reasons that states use economic sanctions and the different types of sanctions they use.  Players involved in sanctions and the processes used are discussed, as well as analyzing the performance of the sanctions.  Dr. Forman then uses several case studies of sanctions against North Korea, Russia and Counterterrorism operations and finishes with an exercise to build a sanction.



The Role of International Law in Countering Terrorism - CDR Jonathan Odom

Commander Odom discusses the conceptual roles of law in addressing security issues.  He also explains the basis and limits of international law to counter terrorism.  Finally, he identifies international instruments States leverage to counter terrorism.


The Role of International Law in Countering Terrorism - Audio




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