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ESP Biography



NIRANJAN SHANKAR, ESP Teacher




Major: BSE Undecided

College/Employer: Princeton

Year of Graduation: 2020

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

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Past Classes

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Why do they hate us? Understanding the motivations behind the September 11th Attacks in Splash Spring 2017
In this course, I will discuss the various motivations, ideologies, and events that lead up to 9/11. This will include a discussion of the Wahhabi movement in the 18th century, creation of Israel, jihadist organizations like Al-Qaeda and the Taliban, revolutionaries like Sayyid Qutb and Ayman al-Zawahiri, the Soviet-Afghan war, and so on.