Articles of the Week – 8/4-8/10

Tuesday August 7:

Al-Qaeda and ISIS are on Their Heels in Yemen, But Will Return Unless We Help Build a Lasting Peace – Gregory D. Johnsen, Just Security: https://bit.ly/2Mix7PN

Wednesday August 8:

The June 2018 Cologne Ricin Plot: A New Threshold in Jihadi Bio Terror – Florian Flade, CTC Sentinel: https://bit.ly/2MbjGC7

The Renewed Jihadi Terror Threat to Mauritania – Geoff D. Porter, CTC Sentinel: https://bit.ly/2Os4sVJ

The Islamic State in Africa: Estimating Fighter Numbers in Cells Across the Continent – Jason Warner and Charlotte Hulme, CTC Sentinel: https://bit.ly/2MrXxvg

Radical Islamist English-Language Online Magazines: Research Guide, Strategic Insights, and Policy Response – Robert J. Bunker and Pamela Ligouri Bunker, Strategic Studies Institute:

Friday August 10:

‘My Muslim Kurdish brother’: colonial rule and Islamist governmentality in the Kurdish region of Turkey – Mehmet Kurt, Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies: https://bit.ly/2Mlt324

Escalating Complexity in Regional Conflicts: Connecting Geopolitics to Individual Pathways to Terrorism in Mali – Elena Dal Santo and Elizabeth Johanna van der Heide, African Security: https://bit.ly/2wdqO5R

Forces of heresy versus forces of conservation: making sense of Hezb-e Islami-ye Afghanistan’s and the Taleban’s positions in the Afghan insurgency – Philipp Münch, Small Wars & Insurgencies: https://bit.ly/2wbaCCb