Articles of the Week – 12/2-12/8

Monday December 4:

Tactical Diversity in Militant Violence – Michael C. Horowitz, Evan Perkoski, and Philip B.K. Potter, International Organization:

Tuesday December 5: 

Hamas as a Wasati Movement: Pragmatism within the Boundaries of the Sharia – Sagi Polka, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Understanding Push and Pull Factors in Kosovo: Primary Interviews with Returned Foreign Fighters and their Families – UNDP:

Wednesday December 6:

Struggle Over Scripture: Charting the Rift Between Islamist Extremism and Mainstream Islam – Milo Comerford and Rachel Bryson, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change:

Tunisia’s Jihadi Problem and How to Deal with It – Lisa Watanabe and Fabien Merz, Middle East Policy:

The Impact of ISIS on Algeria’s Security Doctrine – Djallil Lounnas, Middle East Policy:

Reality Versus Perception: Toward Understanding Boko Haram in Nigeria – Anneli Botha and Mahdi Abdile, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

How Boko Haram specifically targets displaced people – Aimée-Noël Mbiyozo, Institute for Security Studies: 

Boko Haram Conflict Enters Counterinsurgency Phase as Nigeria Erects “Fortresses” – Jacob Zenn, Africa in Transition:

Thursday December 7:

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb: Financial Assessment – Yaya J. Fanusie and Alex Entz, Foundation for Defense of Democracies: