Articles of the Week – 11/4-11/10

Saturday November 4:

Jihad by Embroidery – Thomas Hegghammer, Bored Jihadi: http://bit.ly/2ArDHK8

Sunday November 5:

How the Islamic State uses ‘virtual lessons’ to build loyalty – André Gagné and Marc-André Argentino, The Conversation: http://bit.ly/2madw8F

Monday November 6:

Alt-Right or jihad? – Scott Atran, Aeon: http://bit.ly/2mdGGUb

Salafi Aesthetics: Preaching Among the Sunnance in Niamey, Niger – Abdoulaye Sounaye, Journal of Religion in Africa: http://bit.ly/2zM4S6p

Deradicalizing, Rehabilitating, and Reintegrating Violent Extremists – Raafia Raees Khan and Feriha Peracha, United States Institute of Peace: http://bit.ly/2yPcPHW

Tuesday November 7:

Prisoners and Politics: Western Hostage Taking by Militant Groups – Seth Loertscher and Daniel Milton, Democracy and Security:

Wednesday November 8:

Violent extremism in Kenya: Why women are a priority – Irene Ndung’u, Uyo Salifu and Romi Sigsworth, Institute for Security Studies: http://bit.ly/2zLv4ho

Pilgrimage to Mecca and “Radical” Islam: New trends from Sub-Saharan Africa – Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos, The Journal of the Middle East and Africa:

Jihadism in Southern Thailand: A Phantom Menace – International Crisis Group: http://bit.ly/2zxY0Zq

Friday November 10:

Terrorism before and after 9/11 – a more dangerous world? – Meagan Smith and Sean M. Zeigler, Research & Politics:

Myanmar’s Tatmadaw and the Making of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army – Zachary Abuza, Terrorism Monitor: http://bit.ly/2iqyCLJ

A Bare Bones Mathematical Model of Radicalization – C. Connell McCluskey and Manuele Santoprete, arXiv: http://bit.ly/2hHunhO