Articles of the Week – 8/19-8/25

Saturday August 19:

The Life of Abu Hamza Tawheed of Jaysh Khalid bin al-Waleed – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Shaykh Aminu Daurawa, Boko Haram and the Theological Discourse on Suicide Bombing – Abdulbasit Kassim, Medium:

Ethical Considerations and Dilemmas Before, during and after Fieldwork in Less-Democratic Contexts: some Reflections from Post-Uprising Egypt – Arne F. Wackenhut, The American Sociologist:

Tuesday August 22:

Countering Islamic State Messaging Through “Linkage-Based” Analysis – J.M. Berger, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague:

Twitter data laid almost bare: an insightful exploratory analyser – Xin Xiao, Antonio Attanasio, Silvia Chiusano, and Tania Cerquitelli, Expert Systems with Applications:

Wednesday August 23: 

What Makes a Terrorist? – Nafees Hamid, New York Review of Books:

Thursday August 24:

Jihadism in the Spanish Language After the Barcelona Attacks – Manuel R. Torres, Program on Extremism:

The Return of Al-Qaeda to Pakistan – Farhan Zahid, Middle East Institute:

Friday August 25:

The Non-Economic Functions of Rebel Taxation: New Data from the Islamic State in Syria – Mara Revkin:

Conflict imagery in a connective environment: audiovisual content on Twitter following the 2015/2016 terror attacks in Paris and Brussels – Axel Bruns and Folker Hanusch, Media, Culture & Society: