Pick one of the counterterrorism measures discussed in our readings for this week and provide examples of when they successfully achieved a counterterrorism goal as well as when they failed. At what point do you think the failures outweigh the successes?
Hard power consists of coercive techniques that force other parties to change their behaviors regardless of their desire to do so.
Soft power consists of co-opting techniques that encourage other parties to change their behaviors because they view it is in their best interests to do so.
Military Hard Power
Hostage Rescue Missions
Nonmilitary Hard Power: Economic Sanctions
Soft Power and Counterterrorism
Talking to Terrorist Groups
Conciliation and Peace