2 Part Wkly Discussion Question and Paper

2 Part Wkly Discussion Question and Paper

1.Islam was founded by the prophet Mohammed. After his death in 632, a split occurred in Islam creating two groups who became known as Shi’ites and Sunnis. Assess the importance of the split in Islam to both the war on terrorism and the war in Iraq. Provide a rationale for your response.

2. Analyze the fundamental differences between Shi’ites and Sunnis in relation to the war on terrorism. Hypothesize one (1) way in which the analysis of such differences and the information that it yields is useful relative to the current situation in Iraq. Provide a rationale for your response.

3. Per the text, the militant version of Islam first began in the 11th century and has continued to develop in modern times. Determine whether or not you believe that the three (3) individuals most recognized as founding this militant philosophy influenced Osama Bin Laden’s decisions and / or his role in terrorism. Provide support for your rationale.

4.  Examine the seminal contributions that each of the three (3) individuals from the first part of this discussion have afforded to the militant Islamic philosophy. Choose the one (1) contributor that you believe has had the most influence on current Islamic Jihadists. Defend your choice, and explain the key reasons why the person you chose was the most influential.

5.  There is an adage in the Security profession that once physical access has been gained, all bets are off, meaning that logical access controls can be more easily bypassed once physical controls are bypassed. Choose a side and either defend this statement or explain why you determine it to be invalid. Justify your response.

Part II

Due Week Ten (10)

Write a 5 page paper on the purpose of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) and how it is used in public and private security.

Create an 8-10 Power Point slide presentation on your paper. The presentation should include at least 3 graphics.

This paper should adhere to APA 5th edition style standards including the following: