Articles of the Week – 3/17-3/23

Tuesday March 20:

The Future of al-Qaeda: Lessons from the Muslim Brotherhood – Barak Mendelsohn, Survival: Global Politics and Strategy:

Why Now? Timing Rebel Recruitment of Female Combatants – Shelli Israelsen, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

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

Policy Roundtable: What Is the Future of the Jihadist Movement? – Texas National Security Review:

Modern Irregular Warfare: The ISIS Case Study – Andrea Beccaro, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

ISIS’s Warfare Functions: A Systematized Review of a Proto-state’s Conventional Conduct of Combat Operations – Thomas Maurer, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

The Central Asian Militants: Cannon Fodder of Global Jihadism or Revolutionary Vanguard? – Anna Matveeva and Antonio Giustozzi, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

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:

Why Is There No Reactionary International Theory? – Joseph MacKay and Christopher David LaRoche, International Studies Quarterly:

Thursday March 22:

Reassessing Belgium’s ‘Failed’ Counterterrorism Policy – Thomas Renard and Rik Coolsaet, Lawfare:

The Islamic State’s Manipulation of Gender in their Online Information Operations – Kiriloi M. Ingram, Vox-Pol:

Watching ISIS: How Young Adults Engage with Official English-Language ISIS Videos – Simon Cottee and Jack Cunliffe, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Friday March 23:

Did any Australians join the jihad against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan? – Andrew Zammit, The Murphy Raid:

Boko Haram’s Backyard: The Ongoing Battle in Cameroon – Jacob Zenn, Terrorism Monitor:

Saffron Scare: al-Qaeda‘s Propaganda War in India – Animesh Roul, Terrorism Monitor: