When it comes to developing and instructing comprehensive courses on theories and politics of terrorism which covers causes of terrorism, history, motivations, and objectives James L. Feldkamp is the name that comes into the mind. He has written and edited a university textbook named “The Theory and Politics of Terrorism” and has also reviewed and edited university textbooks named “Counterterrorism” by Jones & Bartlett Publishers. This book helps in understanding the cause of terrorism, and discovers how numerous forms of intrusion are used to handle terrorism.
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James L. Feldkamp teaches terrorism and counter-terrorism. He talks about two types of terrorism such as domestic and international terrorism. Domestic terrorism comprises acts of terror which are performed by those who are based in and operate from the United States. Conversely, international terrorism is a type of terrorism which includes acts of terror carried out by individuals linked with foreign countries. The efforts of international terrorism is typically to further a social or political purpose.
Currently, James Feldkamp, the Commander, USN Retired is associated as a professor at Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security and George Mason University where he teaches the topics of domestic and international terrorism. He has more than two decades of experience in Federal government and military and specializes in foreign policy and international security policy initiatives. He is famous for leading a successful international outreach and coordination initiative to improve maritime security and maritime domain awareness. He has been able to obtain a M.A. in international affairs from the Catholic University of America. He has graduated from Naval War College.
Prior to coming to the world of academics, Feldkamp flew combat missions as a Naval Flight Officer during Desert Storm. After this, he has been linked with the FBI as a Special Agent and has been a founding member of the Tidewater Joint Terrorism Task Force in Norfolk, Virginia. After this; James L. Feldkamp has put down his resignation from the FBI to participate as a contender for Congress in Oregon’s 4th Congressional District. He then went on to become the Republican nominee in both the 2004 and 2006 elections.
In the year 2007, he has been summoned up to active duty, where he assisted in setting up the global outreach branch for the predecessor office of NMIO. In this capability, he has been accountable for the synchronization of all international and domestic non-classified information sharing. This helps in enhancing maritime safety and maritime area alertness.
James Feldkamp has proficiency and competencies in the below mentioned fields such as:
- International Affairs/Strategic Planning
- Inter-Agency Communications
- Countering Violent Extremism
- Foreign Policy and Global Security
- Outreach & Coordination
- Maritime Domain Awareness
Mr. Feldkamp has been very much in demand as a subject matter specialist and speaker in maritime security and counter-terrorism for several international and national conferences. James Feldkamp has been a guest speaker about International terrorism at Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University as well as National Security Studies Program.