Articles of the Week – 10/27-11/2

Monday October 29:

Empty Threats: How Extremist Organizations Bluff in Terrorist Campaigns – Charles W. Mahoney, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: https://bit.ly/2OlYgym

Disrupting Daesh: Measuring Takedown of Online Terrorist Material and Its Impacts – Maura Conway, Moign Khawaja, Suraj Lakhani, Jeremy Reffin, Andrew Robertson, and David Weir, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: https://bit.ly/2AHq7oS

Tuesday October 30:

The Derna Mujahideen Shura Council: A Revolutionary Islamist Coalition in Libya – Kevin Truitte, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Wednesday October 31:

Tunisia’s Female Jihadists – Aaron Y. Zelin, Washington Institute for Near East Policy: https://bit.ly/2JxRoNm 

Muwālāt and Apostasy in the Early Sokoto Caliphate – Kota Kariya, Islamic Africa:

Changing of the Guards: Politico-Religious Authority and Islamic Education in Mogadishu, Somalia – Ahmed Sh. Ibrahim, Islamic Africa:

What Explains the Flow of Foreign Fighters to ISIS? – Efraim Benmelech and Esteban F. Klor, Terrorism and Political Violence: https://bit.ly/2qqVWwy

Thursday November 1:

An Internal Report on Extremism in the Islamic State – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi: https://bit.ly/2zlmvHh

Song and rebellion in the Syrian uprising – Joel D. Parker, Middle Eastern Studies: https://bit.ly/2AXmtr4

Talking with terrorists, talking with governments: insurgent perspectives on legitimisation and engagement – Philippe Eugène Duhart, Critical Studies on Terrorism: https://bit.ly/2DxBeDJ

Friday November 2:

The Release and Community Supervision of Radicalised Offenders: Issues and Challenges that Can Influence Reintegration – Adrian Cherney, Terrorism and Political Violence: https://bit.ly/2OnFtmm