Understanding Non-State Actors and Their Motivations


Main Objective: Provide military personnel with insights into the motivations and objectives of non-state actors, enhanced by the use of defense languages to inform strategic decision-making and operational planning. 

Course Description: Participants will explore the diverse motivations driving non-state actors, learning to use military-specific language to analyze and engage with these groups effectively. 


  1. Overview of Non-State Actors in Defense Language Contexts 
  2. Political and Social Drivers: Language of Analysis 
  3. Ideological and Religious Influences in Military Terms 
  4. Language Strategies for Engaging with Insurgent Groups 
  5. Case Studies: Language Use in Non-State Actor Engagements 
  6. Communication Tactics for Counterinsurgency 
  7. Simulation Exercises: Dialogues with Non-State Actors 
  8. Assessment of Language Skills in Understanding Non-State Dynamics 
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