Articles of the Week – 4/21-4/27

Sunday April 22:

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

Monday April 23: 

Sometimes they come back: responding to American foreign fighter returnees and other Elusive threats – Christopher J. Wright, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression:

Islamic State Ruling on Jaysh Khalid Fitna: Translation and Analysis – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Framing the ‘White Widow’: Using intersectionality to uncover complex representations of female terrorism in news media – Meagan Auer, John Sutcliffe, Martha Lee, Media, War & Conflict:

Wednesday April 25:

Colonial education and the shaping of Islamism in Sudan, 1946–1956 – Willow Berridge, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies:

Thursday April 26:

Conceptualising de-radicalisation and former combatant re-integration in Nigeria – Gordon Clubb and Marina Tapley, Third World Quarterly:

NYPD vs. Revolution Muslim: The Inside Story of the Defeat of a Local Radicalization Hub – Jesse Morton and Mitchell Silber, CTC Sentinel:

The Islamic State’s Lingering Legacy among Young Men from the Mosul Area – Scott Atran, Hoshang Waziri, Ángel Gómez, Hammad Sheikh, Lucía López-Rodríguez, Charles Rogan, and Richard Davis, CTC Sentinel:

Challenging the ISK Brand in Afghanistan-Pakistan: Rivalries and Divided Loyalties – Amira Jadoon, Nakissa Jahanbani, and Charmaine Willis, CTC Sentinel:

The British Hacker Who Became the Islamic State’s Chief Terror Cybercoach: A Profile of Junaid Hussain – Nafees Hamid, CTC Sentinel:

Friday April 27:

With Islamic State in Decline, What’s Al-Qaeda’s Next Move? – Tore Refslund Hamming, War on the Rocks:

Whose Responsibility is it to Confront Terrorism Online? – Seamus Hughes, Lawfare:

‘I grew a beard and my dad flipped out!’ Co-option of British Muslim parents in countering ‘extremism’ within their families in Bradford and Leeds – Madeline-Sophie Abbas, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies:

A Doomed Relationship: Ennahdha and Salafism – Sabrina Zouaghi and Francesco Cavatorta, Baker Institute for Public Policy:

In Their Own Words: Religiosity and the Islamic State Foreign Fighters – Lorne L. Dawson, Oxford Research Group: