Marshall Center participants study ‘Terrorist Hostage Incidents’
By Christine June
Public Affairs Office
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (March 11, 2016) – Dr. Adam Dolnik, professor of Terrorism Studies at the University of Wollongong in Australia, talks about Terrorist Hostage Incidents to 76 participants from 46 countries attending the Program in Terrorism and Security Studies March 11 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies here.
PTSS 16-06 will mark more than 1,500 graduates from PTSS, which began at the Marshall Center in 2004.
Held twice a year, PTSS is a functionally focused program that draws in civilian, law enforcement, and military counterterrorism professionals from around the world and improves their capacity to counter terrorism's regional and transnational implications.
It aims to combat terrorism in all of its manifestations: nationally, regionally and globally.
The four-week course is designed for government officials, military officers and police administrators currently working in mid- and upper- level management positions of counterterrorism organizations throughout the world.
The curriculum consists of lectures, seminars, Munich Field Study Trip and case studies.
It is designed to highlight four objectives: Understand the Threat; Build Capacity; Build Network; and, Enable Transnational Cooperation.