Articles of the Week – 11/4-11/10

Saturday November 4:
Jihad by Embroidery – Thomas Hegghammer, Bored Jihadi:
Sunday November 5:
How the Islamic State uses ‘virtual lessons’ to build loyalty – André Gagné and Marc-André Argentino, The Conversation:
Monday November 6:
Alt-Right or jihad? – Scott Atran, Aeon:
Salafi Aesthetics: Preaching Among the Sunnance in Niamey, Niger – Abdoulaye Sounaye, Journal of Religion in Africa:
Deradicalizing, Rehabilitating, and Reintegrating Violent Extremists – Raafia Raees Khan and Feriha Peracha, United States Institute of Peace:
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:
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:
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:
A Bare Bones Mathematical Model of Radicalization – C. Connell McCluskey and Manuele Santoprete, arXiv: