Articles of the Week – 1/26-2/1

Monday January 28:

Muslim Governance and the Duty to Protect – Irene Oh, Journal of Religious Ethics:

Explaining Variation in Western Jihadists’ Choice between Domestic and Foreign Fighting – Thomas Hegghammer, American Political Science Review:

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:

Religious Authorization of the Justice and Spirituality Movement in Morocco – Ahmet Yükleyen and Aziz Abba, Politics, Religion & Ideology:

Islamist political movements in Yemen – Abdulmalik Mohammad Abdullah Eissa, Contemporary Arab Affairs:

Violent Jihadism in Real Time: Al-Shabaab’s Use of Twitter – START:

Tuesday January 29:

Jihadism’s Widening Internal Divide: Intellectual Infighting Heats Up – Cole Bunzel, Jihadica:

Wednesday January 30:

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

The recruiter’s dilemma – Signalling and rebel recruitment tactics, Thomas Hegghammer, Journal of Peace Research:

Causality between terrorism and economic growth – Daniel Meierrieks and Thomas Gries, Journal of Peace Research:

Thursday January 31:

Analyzing Foreign Influence and Jihadi Networks in Nigeria – Andrew Lebovich, al-Wasat:

Friday February 1:

Muslim-American Terrorism: Declining Further – Charles Kurzman, Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security: