Articles of the Week – 5/5-5/11

Saturday May 5:
Members of Jaysh Khalid bin al-Waleed from East Deraa Countryside – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:
Sunday May 6:
Gray Media Under the Black and White Banner – Audrey Alexander and Helen Christy Powell, Lawfare:
Tuesday May 8:
What They Really Want Is a Caliphate! British Salafi Reactions to the Arab Spring – Kirstine Sinclair, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs:
Online jihadist magazines and the “religious terrorism” thesis – Stuart Macdonald, Nyasha Maravanyika, David Nezri, Elliot Parry & Kate Thomas, Critical Studies on Terrorism:
Wednesday May 9:
How violence happens (or not): Situational conditions of violence and nonviolence in Bahrain, Tunisia, and Syria – Isabel Bramsen, Psychology of Violence:
Representing the West and “non-believers” in the online jihadist magazines Dabiq and Inspire – Nuria Lorenzo-Dus, Anina Kinzel & Luke Walker, Critical Studies on Terrorism:
Boko Haram Beyond the Headlines: Analyses of Africa’s Enduring Insurgency – Combating Terrorism Center:
Brides, black widows and baby-makers; or not: an analysis of the portrayal of women in English-language jihadi magazine image content – Orla Lehane, David Mair, Saffron Lee, and Jodie Parker, Critical Studies on Terrorism:
Thursday May 10:
The afterlife of Osama bin Laden: performative pictures in the “war on terror” – Gabi Schlag, Critical Studies on Terrorism:
An Interview with Umm Mohammed: The Wife of Bin laden’s Spiritual Mentor Abdullah Azzam – Tam Hussein:
The Party of God: The Association of Algerian Muslim ‘Ulama’ in Contention With the Nationalist Movement After World War II – Shoko Watanabe, International Journal of Middle East Studies:
On the Making and Unmaking of Arab States – Ariel I. Ahram, International Journal of Middle East Studies:
Friday May 11:
Limited Statehood and its Security Implications on the Fragmentation Political Order in the Middle East and North Africa – Abel Polese and Ruth Hanau Santini, Small Wars & Insurgencies:
Questioning the current public health approach to countering violent extremism – Neil Krishan Aggarwal, Global Public Health: