Governments should maintain a strong line against negotiations with terrorist organisations. Discuss the validity of this position drawing on examples.

You are to write about one of the questions from the pdf document provided. Question number 5 is preferred however you can write any one of the questions supplied. The completion of the 3000 word research essay requires you to write a sustained 3000 word critical research essay on a key scholarly debate relating to countering terrorism and/or countering violent extremism. The essay will demonstrate you have critically engaged with contemporary literature on counter terrorism and countering violent extremism, that you have critically evaluated a range of perspectives, and synthesised them into a coherent and appropriately evidenced argument. The essay will demonstrate wide reading, critical analysis and objectivity, as well as the ability to construct and evidence a logical and coherent argument.