Tuesday March 20:

The Future of al-Qaeda: Lessons from the Muslim Brotherhood – Barak Mendelsohn, Survival: Global Politics and Strategy: https://bit.ly/2GibzQs

Why Now? Timing Rebel Recruitment of Female Combatants – Shelli Israelsen, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: https://bit.ly/2FXyGQN

The Life of Abu Hazim Tawheed of Jaysh Khalid bin al-Waleed – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi: https://bit.ly/2IK2yy1

Policy Roundtable: What Is the Future of the Jihadist Movement? – Texas National Security Review: https://bit.ly/2I0tFDD

Wednesday March 21:

Quietist Salafism in France: An Example of Militant Apoliticism? – Mohamed-Ali Adraoui, Journal of Muslims in Europe:

The Targeting of the Islamic State of Greater Sahara – Heni Nsaibia, ACLED: https://bit.ly/2G14n7D

Thursday March 22:

Reassessing Belgium’s ‘Failed’ Counterterrorism Policy – Thomas Renard and Rik Coolsaet, Lawfare: https://bit.ly/2IJ2PkP

The Islamic State’s Manipulation of Gender in their Online Information Operations – Kiriloi M. Ingram, Vox-Pol: https://bit.ly/2HYTX9q

Friday March 23:

Did any Australians join the jihad against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan? – Andrew Zammit, The Murphy Raid: https://bit.ly/2GfahWb

Monday March 12:

Islamic State’s English‐language magazines, 2014‐2017: Trends & implications for CT‐CVE strategic communications – Haroro J. Ingram, The International Centre for Counter‐Terrorism – The Hague: http://bit.ly/2HDkqsO

Does the Awareness of Mortality Shape People’s Openness to Violence and Conflict? An Examination of Terror Management Theory – Matteo Vergani, Kerry S. O’Brien, Peter Lentini, and Greg Barton, Political Psychology:

Extreme Criminals: Reconstructing Ideas of Criminality through Extremist Narratives – Dr Suraj Lakhani, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: https://bit.ly/2uh1rT8

Tuesday March 13:

Counterterrorism in Africa: an analysis of the civilian joint task force and military partnership in Nigeria – J. T. Omenma and C. M. Hendricks, Security Journal: http://bit.ly/2phRKyc

Wednesday March 14:

After the Fall of the Caliphate: The Islamic State and the Deviant Diaspora – Colin P. Clarke, SAIS Review of International Affairs: http://bit.ly/2pfof0C

“Virtual Planners” in the Arsenal of Islamic State External Operations – R. Kim Cragin and Ari Weil, Orbis:

The Effect of Terrorism on Stock Markets: Evidence from the 21st Century – Stelios Markoulis and Savvas Katsikides, Terrorism and Political Violence: http://bit.ly/2pmwZ4v

The piracy terrorism paradigm: an interlinking relationship – Joshua Regan, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression: http://bit.ly/2FNYvi5

Cultivating Trust and Perceptions of Source Credibility in Online Counternarratives Intended to Reduce Support for Terrorism – Kurt Braddock and John F. Morrison, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2phonfY

Charities and terrorism: Lessons from the Syrian crisis – Rodger Shanahan, Lowy Institute: https://bit.ly/2tYih96

Thursday March 15:

How well established is the Jihadist movement on Telegram? – Ali Fisher, Online Jihad: http://bit.ly/2tXkQIq

Sunday March 4:

Precarious Consolidation: Qari Hekmat’s IS-affiliated ‘island’ survives another Taleban onslaught – Obaid Ali, Afghanistan Analysts Network:

Monday March 5:

Abū Muṣ’ab al-Barnāwī’s Interview with the Islamic State’s Al-Naba’ Magazine – Alexander Thurston, Journal for Islamic Studies: http://bit.ly/2FGc1aL

Strategic Progress Remains Elusive in America’s Expanded Air Campaign Against Al-Shabaab – Tricia Bacon, War on the Rocks: http://bit.ly/2oRN81s

Wednesday March 7:

The Only Islamic State-Funded Plot in the U.S.: The Curious Case of Mohamed Elshinawy – Seamus Hughes, Lawfare: http://bit.ly/2FwNzFz

The Malaysian “Islamic” State versus the Islamic State (IS): evolving definitions of “terror” in an “Islamising” nation-state – Nicholas Chan, Critical Studies on Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2FuOJkI

Making women terrorists into “Jihadi brides”: an analysis of media narratives on women joining ISIS – Alice Martini, Critical Studies on Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2HkeqVM

Wolves in sheep clothing or victims of times? Discussing the immoderation of incumbent Islamic parties in Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia – Esen Kirdiş, Democratization: http://bit.ly/2tyYtJ8

The Small But Influential Group of Portuguese Jihadists, Hugo Franco, European Eye on Radicalization: http://bit.ly/2HkPhdu

Repression and refuge: Why only some politically excluded ethnic groups rebel – Stefan Lindemann and Andreas Wimmer, Journal of Peace Research:

Thursday March 8:

G5 Sahel: Much done, more to do – Andrew Lebovich, European Council for Foreign Relations: http://bit.ly/2oXdDmS

Sunday February 25:

Ostracism promotes a terroristic mindset – Michaela Pfundmair, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression: http://bit.ly/2tiDfPZ

Monday February 26:

Evolving Terror The Development of Jihadist Operations Targeting Western Interests in Africa – Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Jacob Zenn, Sarah Sheafer, and Sandro Bejdic, Foundation for Defense of Democracies: http://bit.ly/2GYscx0

Reconsidering Radicalization: Fanaticism and the Link Between Ideas and Violence – Bart Schuurman and Max Taylor, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Explaining Civilian Attacks: Terrorist Networks, Principal-Agent Problems and Target Selection – Max Abrahms, Matthew Ward, Ryan Kennedy, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Terrorist Prison Breaks – Trevor Cloen, Yelena Biberman, Farhan Zahid, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Black-boxing the Black Flag: Anonymous Sharing Platforms and ISIS Content Distribution Tactics – Ahmad Shehabat, Teodor Mitew, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Tuesday February 27:

Identity, Ideology, and Information: The Sources of Iraqi Public Support for the Islamic State – Karl Kaltenthaler, Daniel Silverman, and Munqith Dagher, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2oCgXUy

High Risk or Low Risk: Screening for Violent Extremists in DDR Programmes – Joanne Richards, International Peacekeeping: https://bit.ly/2GgyMlP

Wednesday February 28:

The Proscription or Listing of Terrorist Organisations: Understanding, Assessment, and International Comparisons – Lee Jarvis and Tim Legrand, Terrorism and Political Violence: http://bit.ly/2FN08h0

Countering Jihadist Militancy in Bangladesh – International Crisis Group: http://bit.ly/2oNepSv

Foreign Fighters: The Rule of Law Is the Best Response to Islamist Fighters from Western Countries – Robin Simcox, Heritage Foundation: http://bit.ly/2FaWeRG

Thursday March 1:

Research on Terrorism, 2007–2016: A Review of Data, Methods, and Authorship – Bart Schuurman, Terrorism and Political Violence: http://bit.ly/2CVLKQb

Terrorist Decision-Making In The Context of Risk, Attack Planning and Attack Commission – Paul Gill, Zoe Marchment, Emily Corner, and Noémie Bouhana, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2FLH5n0

Friday March 2:

Terror, Online and Off: Recent Trends in Islamic State Propaganda Operations – Charlie Winter and Haroro J. Ingram, War on the Rocks: http://bit.ly/2CS749t

The Portuguese foreign fighters phenomenon: a preliminary assessment – Maria do Céu Pinto Arena, Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2oC4H66

Monday February 19:

Did Ibn Saud’s militants cause 400,000 casualties? Myths and evidence about the Wahhabi conquests, 1902–1925 – Jeff Eden, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies: http://bit.ly/2ELVp1x

The portrayal of drones in terrorist propaganda: a discourse analysis of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s Inspire – Jan Andre Lee Ludvigsen, Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: http://bit.ly/2Cga3Na

Unipolar politics and global peace: a structural explanation of the globalizing jihad – S. Yaqub Ibrahimi, Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: http://bit.ly/2CFB7kC

ISIS Child Soldiers in Syria: The Structural and Predatory Recruitment, Enlistment, Pre-Training Indoctrination, Training, and Deployment – Asaad Almohammad, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague: http://bit.ly/2HCTkCS

Tuesday February 20:

Locals call Boko Haram ‘slave raiders.’ Here’s what that means, and why it matters. – Scott MacEachern, The Monkey Cage: http://wapo.st/2BNQ1sn

Promoting Muslims’ Willingness to Report Terror Threats to Police: Testing Competing Theories of Procedural Justice – Kristina Murphy, Adrian Cherney, and Marcus Teston, Justice Quarterly: http://bit.ly/2GAwVVB

Boko Haram’s Conquest for the Caliphate: How Al-Qaeda Helped Islamic State Acquire Territory – Jacob Zenn, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2GE3LVx

Exploiting the Prophet’s Authority: How Islamic State Propaganda Uses Hadith Quotation to Assert Legitimacy – Jennifer Boutz, Hannah Benninger, and Alia Lancaster, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2ERhDLL

Does Drug Trafficking Impact Terrorism? Afghan Opioids and Terrorist Violence in Central Asia – Mariya Y. Omelicheva and Lawrence Markowitz, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2CDdJnP

Wednesday February 21:

The Strategic Logic of Women in Jihadi Organizations – Hamoon Khelghat-Doost, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2HHVx00

The Strategy of Exclusion in American Counterterrorism – Michael Newell, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2HGFHCE

Thursday February 22:

Beyond the Caliphate: Islamic State Activity – Inspired or Linked – Outside of the Group’s Defined Wilayat – Belgium – Guy Van Vlierden, Jon Lewis, and Don Rassler, Combating Terrorism Center:

Muslim Youth Unemployment and Expat Jihadism: Bored to Death? – Moamen Gouda and Marcus Marktanner, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2Ceruxn

Friday February 23:

What’s next for jihadists in Yemen? – Elisabeth Kendall, The Monkey Cage: http://wapo.st/2HIrB3N

Jihadists’ Grievance Narratives against France – Laurence Bindner, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague: http://bit.ly/2sQ3VqQ

Saturday February 10:

When the Islamic State Came to Libya – Frederic Wehrey, The Atlantic: http://theatln.tc/2CcfJmD

Monday February 12:

Extremists in Bandung: Darul Islam to ISIS – and Back Again? – Sidney Jones, IPAC: http://bit.ly/2BAjBkJ

Cradled By Conflict: Child Involvement With Armed Groups in Contemporary Conflict – Siobhan O’Neil and Kato Van Broeckhoven, United Nations: http://bit.ly/2Ht4g6e

Tuesday February 13: 

Targeted Terror: The Suicide Bombers of al-Shabaab – Jason Warner and Ellen Chapin, Combating Terrorism Center: http://bit.ly/2HpqFRI

Wednesday February 14:

Rational Overreaction to Terrorism – William Spaniel, Journal of Conflict Resolution:

Thursday February 15:

Coming Home: Explaining the Variance in Jihadi Foreign Fighter Returnees Across Western Europe – Reinier Bergema and Peter Wijninga, Jihadology: http://bit.ly/2ogpMSS

How al-Qa`ida Lost Control of its Syrian Affiliate: The Inside Story – Charles Lister, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/2Ctuyl1 

Letters from Home: Hezbollah Mothers and the Culture of Martyrdom – Kendall Bianchi, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/2o7bPY6

Consequences of religious and secular boundaries among the majority population for perceived discrimination among Muslim minorities in Western Europe – Sabine Trittler, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies: http://bit.ly/2Fcl3tf

Friday February 16:

State and non-state interactions in International Relations: an alternative theoretical outlook – Marianna Charountaki, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies: http://bit.ly/2CtfLqF

Terrorist Group Rivalries and Alliances: Testing Competing Explanations – Brian J. Phillips, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2HsfFTx

Monday February 5:

Mobilization To Violence (Terrorism) Research – Canadian Security Intelligence Service: http://bit.ly/2EdRQx4

Making Jihadis, Waging Jihad: Transnational and Local Dimensions of the ISIS Phenomenon in Indonesia and Malaysia – Kirsten E. Schulze and Joseph Chinyong Liow, Asian Security: http://bit.ly/2sjbSEH

Tuesday February 6:

The Travelers: American Jihadists in Syria and Iraq – Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, Seamus Hughes, and Bennett Clifford, Program on Extremism: http://bit.ly/2GTR89U

A dangerous science: psychology in Al Qaeda’s words – Emma Grace, Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: http://bit.ly/2G2wt2d

Strategic Communications for Peace Operations: The African Union’s Information War Against al-Shabaab – Paul D. Williams, Stability: International Journal of Security and Development: http://bit.ly/2C8HxIy

Social and Institutional Origins of Political Islam – Steven Brooke and Neil Ketchley, American Political Science Review: http://bit.ly/2H2iKKb

Returnees: Who Are They, Why Are They (Not) Coming Back and How Should We Deal With Them? Assessing Policies on Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands – Thomas Renard and Rik Coolsaet, Egmont Institute: http://bit.ly/2GSfoZW

Wednesday February 7:

Countering Jihadist Terrorism: A Comparative Analysis of French and German Experiences – Jean-Loup Samaan and Andreas Jacobs, Terrorism and Political Violence: http://bit.ly/2BNVsbA

Dying for the group: Towards a general theory of extreme self-sacrifice – Harvey Whitehouse, Behavioral and Brain Sciences: http://bit.ly/2Gb3R87

Thursday February 8:

Examining the military–media nexus in ISIS’s provincial photography campaign – Kareem El Damanhoury, Carol Winkler, Wojciech Kaczkowski, and Aaron Dicker, Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict:

Friday February 9:

An Idea or a Threat? Islamic State Jammu & Kashmir – Amira Jadoon, Combating Terrorism Center: http://bit.ly/2nWjR5i

Sunday January 28:

#TerroristFinancing: An Examination of Terrorism Financing via the Internet – Michael Tierney, International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism:

Monday January 29:

When Terrorists Govern: Protecting Civilians in Conflicts with State-Building Armed Groups Mara Revkin, Harvard National Security Journal:

While Transitioning, Please Mind the Gap! – Craig Whiteside, 1001 Iraqi Thoughts: http://bit.ly/2DJLSn4

Music of the Islamic State – Nelly Lahoud & Jonathan Pieslak, Survival: http://bit.ly/2DWqrzB

Israel and the Jihadi Threat – Elisabeth Marteu, Survival: http://bit.ly/2BOW9g8

Explaining the Radicalization of Central Asian Migrants – Mohammed Elshimi and Raffaello Pantucci, The Diplomat: http://bit.ly/2nCu3zt

Tuesday January 30:

Civil War as State-Making: Strategic Governance in Civil War – Megan A. Stewart, International Organization: http://bit.ly/2nDz371

Tactical Diversity in Militant Violence – Michael C. Horowitz, Evan Perkoski, and Philip B.K. Potter, International Organization: http://bit.ly/2zW7evH

Inquiring About A Role In Suicide Bombings Via WhatsApp – Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi: http://bit.ly/2rXBZ3Q

Exploring officer views of community policing in counterterrorism – Erin M. Kearns, Police Practice and Research: http://bit.ly/2E6vLDP

Thinking Sociologically about Religion and Violence: The Case of ISIS – Mark Juergensmeyer, Sociology of Religion: http://bit.ly/2Bhxq7D

Community Stakeholder Responses to Countering Violent Extremism Locally – Caitlin Ambrozik, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2Bm00ow

Wednesday January 31:

Sayyid Qutb and the Crisis of Culture in Late 1940s Egypt – Giedre Sabaseviciute, International Journal of Middle East Studies: http://bit.ly/2GFcx6u

Thursday February 1:

Boko Haram’s al-Qaeda Affiliation: A Response to ‘Five Myths about Boko Haram’ – Jacob Zenn, Lawfare: http://bit.ly/2s2sArL

ISIS’s War on Families Never Ended – Kinana Qaddour, Foreign Policy: http://bit.ly/2EcLC3F

Foe Not Friend: Yemen’s Tribes and Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula – Nadwa Al-Dawsari, POMED: http://bit.ly/2s4vyMi

Understanding the Idea: Dynamic Equivalence and the Accurate Translation of Jihadist Concepts – Brandon Colas, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2E7ezOt

Sunday January 21:

Marginalizing Violent Extremism Online – Audrey Alexander and William Braniff, Lawfare: http://bit.ly/2Gl124e

Tuesday January 23:

Representations of Mahmud of Ghazni in the Islamic State’s texts – Neil Aggarwal, Contemporary South Asia: http://bit.ly/2EaLIq0

Talking about Islam’s origins – Fred M. Donner, Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies: http://bit.ly/2FkKZlv

Wednesday January 24:

“Spaniards, You Are Going to Suffer:” The Inside Story of the August 2017 Attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils – Fernando Reinares and Carola García-Calvo, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/2BxyC3m

The Evolution of Shi`a Insurgency in Bahrain – Michael Knights and Matthew Levitt, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/2Fk0rhI

The Potential Jihadi Windfall from the Militarization of Tunisia’s Border Region with Libya – Anouar Boukhars, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/2Ec2Onu

(Re)Constituting Community: Takfir and Institutional Design in Tunisia and Yemen – Ian M. Hartshorn and Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Terrorism and Political Violence: http://bit.ly/2DJl8ak

Muslim Youth Unemployment and Expat Jihadism – Bored to Death? – Moamen Gouda and Marcus Marktanner, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/2nw8rpm

Thursday January 25:

Pre-Radicalization Criminal Activity of United States Extremists – START: http://bit.ly/2E7dnut

Friday January 26:

Sunni Islamist dynamics in context of war: What happened to al-Islah and the Salafis? – Laurent Bonnefoy, Project on Middle East Political Science: http://bit.ly/2E8odxH

Impact of the Yemen war on militant jihad – Elisabeth Kendall, Project on Middle East Political Science: http://bit.ly/2GmFhkw