Articles of the Week – 1/26-2/1

Monday January 28:

Muslim Governance and the Duty to Protect – Irene Oh, Journal of Religious Ethics: http://bit.ly/14ntTwe

Explaining Variation in Western Jihadists’ Choice between Domestic and Foreign Fighting – Thomas Hegghammer, American Political Science Review: http://bit.ly/14nu7Un

The Feudal Revolution and Europe’s Rise: Political Divergence of the Christian West and the Muslim World before 1500 CE – Lisa Blaydes and Eric Chaney, American Political Science Review: http://bit.ly/14nuePG

Religious Authorization of the Justice and Spirituality Movement in Morocco – Ahmet Yükleyen and Aziz Abba, Politics, Religion & Ideology: http://bit.ly/14nuuy4

Islamist political movements in Yemen – Abdulmalik Mohammad Abdullah Eissa, Contemporary Arab Affairs: http://bit.ly/XFWGVP

Violent Jihadism in Real Time: Al-Shabaab’s Use of Twitter – START:http://bit.ly/TNpIbn

Tuesday January 29:

Jihadism’s Widening Internal Divide: Intellectual Infighting Heats Up – Cole Bunzel, Jihadica: http://bit.ly/YBYxBN

Wednesday January 30:

Hizballah and the Qods Force in Iran’s Shadow War with the West – Matthew Levitt, Washington Institute for Near East Policy: http://bit.ly/XibfAC

The recruiter’s dilemma – Signalling and rebel recruitment tactics, Thomas Hegghammer, Journal of Peace Research: http://bit.ly/WgjMGN

Causality between terrorism and economic growth – Daniel Meierrieks and Thomas Gries, Journal of Peace Research: http://bit.ly/X9cXCR

Thursday January 31:

Analyzing Foreign Influence and Jihadi Networks in Nigeria – Andrew Lebovich, al-Wasat: http://bit.ly/WBdLUF

Friday February 1:

Muslim-American Terrorism: Declining Further – Charles Kurzman, Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security: http://bit.ly/WIv3yV