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Chinese university offers anti-terrorism subject

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-05-11 13:12

BEIJING - The People's Public Security University of China will recruit 80 students across the country for its newly set subject of anti-terrorism.

The move was aimed at facilitating fight against violent terrorism which is seriously threatening national security and social stability, Li Yan, deputy director of the university's admission office, was quoted as saying by Guangming Daily.

Major courses of the subject, set under the department of public security intelligence, include research on terrorist organizations, international cooperation against terrorism, security risk assessment as well as reconnaissance and evidence collection of cyber crimes, according to the Beijing Youth Daily.

Practical courses are also opened to enable students to master tactics and command for settling terrorist attacks.

Chinese university offers anti-terrorism subject

Chinese university offers anti-terrorism subject

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