• Wed. May 29th, 2024



Department of Defence of Peace in State Security


May 7, 2021

Department of Defence of Peace in State Security

  Defence of Peace in State Security  

04. Department:-



05. Degree:-

(i) M.Sc. (Defence of Peace in State Security)

(ii) M.Phil (Defence of Peace in State Security)

06. Objective:-

To train highly skilled defence analysts

07. Scope:-

This post-graduate course has been designed by the Inspector General of Police of Sri Lanka (Chief of Police) with the experiences of the War against LTTE Terrorism in Sri Lanka by the Course Creator. In combating terrorism, in defending peace and protecting national and international security highly skilled academics, military personnel, police officers, intelligence officers and defence analysts are required for any state.

This post-graduate course has been designed to cater to the needs of a state under terrorist threat. The academic research conducted by the course creator for his Grand Ph.D. Degree at the IUFS in combating terrorism and the research conducted by him for the Grand D.Sc. Degree in Peace Building at the IUFS was the base for this post-graduate course. The practical experiences and research experiences have been utilized in designing this course.

The scope is very wide for a student following this M.Sc. / M.Phil. degree course due to the global problem of combating terrorism and essential peace building.

08. Duration:-

(i) M.Sc. Degree by course work and thesis  

(a) Full time

(b) Part time

(c) On line

(ii) M.Phil. Degree by research and thesis   

(a) Full time

(b) Part time

(c) On line

09. Languages offered:-

(i) English Language –

(ii) Russian Language –

10. Course Management:-

(i) By the Course Director

11. Course Fee:-

12. Course Contents:-

The Course will consist of 08 modules



01.    The State: Origins and Development

02.    The development of the Modern State

03.    The Democratic State

04.    Presidential and Parliamentary Government

05.    The State Elements, Nature, Functions and En

06.    Origin and Historical Development of State

07.    Introduction: What is democracy

08.    Democratic Ideas in Practice

09.    Democratic Theory

10.    The Evolution of the State

11.    Nationalism

12.    Sovereignty

13.    Relation between the Individual and the State

14.    Liberty and Equality

15.    Forms of Government

16.    Parliamentary, Presidential and Totalitarian Patterns

17.    Separation of Powers

18.    What is Government and Why is it necessary

19.    Why Do Governments Do What They Do?

20.    Power Politics

21.    State and National Security


01.    Introduction to Terrorism and State Security and LTTE Terrorism in Sri Lanka

02.    The concept of security

03.    Ethnicity, ethnic violence and separatism

04.    State Security

05.    Small states: persisting despite doubts

06.    The united states and the European Union

07.    Security of third world states:

08.    The Security Dilemma

09.    American view points on State Security

10.    Examining the odds

11.    Biological weapons threaten State Security

12.    How can State Security best be enhanced?

13.    Some curtailment of civil liberties is necessary To enhance State Security

14.    System for management of State Security (symans)

15.    The State And State Security

16.    The Department of Homeland Security will protect America against Terrorist

17.    The Department of Homeland Security will make America Less Safe

18.    New world order and Emerging Conflict

19.    Organizational Imperatives for Armed Force

20.    Transforming the Intelligence Community

21.    A U.S. Government Interagency Structure to Combat Transnational Terrorism

22.    The superpowers and third world security

23.    Society, State and Security

24.    Extra Regional Powers and South Asia

25.    Critical Analysis of the Concepts of The State Security in Multi Ethnic Dimensions


01.    Introduction to State Security and Terrorism

02.    Introduction to Terrorism

03.    Definitions and Different Aspects of Terroris

04.    Political Violence Movement Conflicts and Other Types of Political Violence

05.    Terrorism Defined

06.    Terrorism: A Definitional Problem

07.    Terrorism and Extremism

08.    Theories of Terrorism

09.    Introduction to State Security

10.    Social Violence and Crime

11.    The Many Faces of Terrorism

12.    The Causes of Terrorism

13.    The Nature of Terrorism

14.    Modus Operandi of Terrorists

15.    The Time and Place of a Terrorist Attack are Extra-Normal

16.    Potential Targets of Terrorism

17.    Sensational Strikes

18.    Terrorist Tactics

19.    Assassination

20.    The Final Front in the Global War on Terrorism

21.    National Military Power

22.    Sovereignty and the Duty of the State

23.    Terrorism: Other Important Aspects

24.    Classification of Terrorism

25.    Terrorist Organization and Structure

26.    Recruitment and Training by a Terrorist Organization

27.    The Technology of Terrorism

28.    Recognition, Coercion, Intimidation and Provocation

29.    The Philosophy of Terrorism

30.    Impact of Terrorism in Governance

31.    Counter Terrorism

32.    Strategy for Anti-Terrorist Operations

33.    Policing and Terrorism

34.    LTTE Terrorism in Sri Lanka   Criminological Aspects

35.    Sources and Forms of Attack   Kidnap and Extortion in Perspective

36.    Foreign Terrorist Organizations


01.    The Art of War and Peace

02.    What is Conflict

03.    The Thimpu Talks   The 1st Effort for  Peace  in Sri Lanka

04.    Internal Dimensions To Sri Lanka s Peace Process

05.    The United Nation s Role in Maintaining World Peace

06.    International Conflict

07.    Alternatives to Power Politics

08.    Policy Perspectives

09.    Understanding Peacekeeping

10.    Peace Operations in Global Politics

11.    Peace Enforcement

12.    Policing

13.    Peace Operations during the 1990s

14.    Peace Operations in the Twenty First Century

15.    Inside the Cauldron (Post Conflict Settlement)

16.    Introduction to Conflict in Sri Lanka

17.    Official Language Act No. 33 of 1956 Certified on 9th July, 1956

18.    Peace Without Process: Sri Lanka s Dilemma

19.    Initiating and Sustaining the Peace Process   Origins and Challenges

20.    Indian Involvement in Sri Lanka and the Indo-Sri Lanka Agreement of 1987 : A Retrospective Evaluation

21.    The Failed Peace Process in the Sri Lankan Conflict


01.    Old Terrorism

02.    New Terrorism   An Overview

03.    Aviation Terrorism

04.    The World s First  Terrorist Airforce 

05.    The New Terrorism and Energy Security

06.    Catastrophic Maritime Terrorism

07.    State of Global Jihadi Terrorism

08.    Global Jihadi Terrorism: As seen by Al-Qaeda

09.    Countering Al-Qaeda: Strategic & Tactical Dimensions

10.    Russian Revolutionary Terrorism

11.    White Supremacy and American Racial Terrorism

12.    The Era of Leftist and International Terrorism

13.    The Rise of International Terrorism

14.    The Rise of Jihadist Terrorism

15.    Alternative Terrorisms

16.    9/11, The War on Terror, and Recent Trends in Terrorism

17.    Terrorism : Supply and Demand

18.    Religion and Terrorism

19.    Exotic Terrorism

20.    Terrorism   Today and Tomorrow

21.    Terrorism   of the Future

22.    Black: Anarchist and Terrorism

23.    Russian Terrorism: (C 1880   1917)

24.    Bombing of Germany during the second World War

25.    Sri Lanka

26.    Chechen Terrorism

27.    Persistence

28.    Motivation

29.    Jus ad Bellum (Just cause)

30.    Jus ad Bellum (Other Principles)

31.    In Bello Arguments

32.    Conclusions concerning non-state terrorism

33.    Arguments against Terrorism

34.    Jus ad Bellum (Criticism)

35.    Jus in Bello (Criticism)

36.    Dealing with Terrorism

37.    Terrorism in Asia: A Global Challenge

38.    Strategic Context of Terrorism

39.    Jihadi Terrorism

40.    Terrorism in Southeast Asia

41.    Lashkar-e-Taiba

42.    Harkat-ul Jihad Al-Islami

43.    Hizb-ut Tahrir

44.    Maoists

45.    Jemaah Islamiyah

46.    Singapore

47.    India   

48.    Philippines

49.    Indonesia

50.    Research Paper: Major Terrorist Attacks in the World and LTTE

51.    Terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka


01.    Rights, Liberty and Equality

02.    Law, International Law and Justice

03.    Law and Sovereignty

04.    Policy Perspectives

05.    International Terrorism and International Law

06.    The Realities of Extradition and Prosecution

07.    Legislative Responses to Terrorism

08.    International Humanitarian Law and Terrorism

09.    Extradition Law and Practice in the Crucible of Ulster, Ireland and Great Britain: A Metamorphosis

10.    Central Legal Issues Concerning the Suppression of Terrorism

11.    The Laws of Armed Conflicts

12.    Application of the Law of Armed Conflicts

13.    Research Paper   A critical analysis of the impact of different Constitutions and laws of Sri Lanka, which nurtured LTTE Terrorism

14.    Research Paper   Analysis of International Conventions and Legal Framework to Curb Global Terrorism

15.    Research Paper   Human Rights Vs. Terrorism:

16.    Research Paper   Legal Frame work adopted by GoSL

17.    Research Paper   Law Enforcement response to LTTE


01.    What is Politics?

02.    International Relations and Geopolitics

03.    The United Nations

04.    International Integration

05.    Policy Perspectives

06.    Terror and Consent

07.    Redefining the World

08.    The United Nations Organization

09.    The United Nations System

10.    Principle United Nations Offices Around the World

11.    International Peace and Security

12.    United Nations Member States

13.    Peacekeeping Operations : Past and Present

14.    Budget of the United Nations

15.    United Nations Special Observances

16.    Clashing Views of Controversial Issues in World Politics


01.    State Intelligence

02.    The Politicization of Intelligence: Lessons from the Invasion of Iraq

03.    The Revolution in Intelligence Accountability

04.    Accountability of Security and Intelligence in the United Kingdom

05.    Canada s Long Road from Model Law to Effective Political Oversight of Security and Intelligence

06.    Intelligence and Accountability in a State without Enemies:

07.    The Role of the Security Services in Democratization:

08.    Balancing Operational Efficiency and Democratic Legitimacy

09.    Inside British Intelligence (100 Years of MI5 and MI6)

10.    Bugging   Role of Intelligence in State Security

11.    The History of Electronic Surveillance

12.    Bugging and the Law

13.    The State of the Art

14.    Telephone   Tapping and Surveillance

15.    Miscellaneous Goodies

16.    Who Uses Bugs, How and Why

17.    Counter-Surveillance Devices

18.    Into the Future

19.    Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism

20.    Collective Action to Counter Terrorism

21.    Points for Action by the International Community

22.    International Cooperation, Intelligence and Technology

23.    Terrorism and the Media

24.    The Police, the Media, and the Reporting of Terrorism

25.    The U.S. Perspective

26.    Media Coverage of Political Terrorism and the First Amendment:

27.    The Media Dilemma and Terrorism

28.    The U.K. Perspective

29.    Terrorism, Journalism, and Democracy

30.    The European Perspective

31.    CBS News Standards

32.    The Courier   Journal and the Louisville Times

33.    The Sun-Times and Daily News Standards for Coverage of Terrorism

34.    Guidelines of United Press International

35.    Media and Terrorism

36.    Peace Journalism

37.    Understanding the Media s Role

38.    A Turbulent Relationship

39.    News and Current Affairs

40.    The Facts of Life about the Media

41.    Newspapers: The News Process

42.    Television News: ITN

43.    Radio News and Current Affairs: BBC Today

44.    Common Characteristics of the Military and the Media

45.    The Need for a Clearer Understanding

46.    The Vietnam Lesson

47.    The Northern Ireland Experience

48.    The Inherent Problems of Reporting Conflict

49.    The Media s Knowledge of the Military

50.    The Education of the Military about the Media

— END –

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.