Articles of the Week – 12/15-12/21

Monday December 17:

The Biography of Abu Ali al-Anbari: Full Translation and Analysis – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Metacognitive Failure as a Feature of Those Holding Radical Beliefs – Max Rollwage, Raymond J. Dolan, and Stephen M. Fleming, Current Biology:

Tuesday December 18:

How Muslim Shishani & Abu Musa Shishani Prevented An FSA/ISIS War In Latakia & Facilitated A Prisoner Swap – Joanna Paraszczuk, Chechens in Syria:

Trends in the Draw of Americans to Foreign Terrorist Organizations from 9/11 to Today – Heather J. Williams, Nathan Chandler, and Eric Robinson, RAND Corporation:

The Politics of Islam in Europe and North America – Project on Middle East Political Science and Science Po:

Collecting Survey and Smartphone Sensor Data With an App: Opportunities and Challenges Around Privacy and Informed Consent Frauke Kreuter, Georg-Christoph Haas, Florian Keusch, Sebastian Bähr, and Mark Trappmann, Social Science Computer Review:

Wednesday December 19:

Foreign Terrorist Organization Designation, International Cooperation, and Terrorism – Brian J. Phillips, International Interactions:

Thursday December 20:

Jihadiship: From Radical Behavior to Radical Beliefs – Marco Nilsson, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Al Shabaab Wives and Widows: A Survey – The Stabilisation Network:

Digital media infrastructures: pipes, platforms, and politics – Jean-Christophe Plantin and Aswin Punathambekar, Media, Culture & Society:

Friday December 21:

Neural and Behavioral Correlates of Sacred Values and Vulnerability to Violent Extremism – Clara Pretus, Nafees Hamid, Hammad Sheikh, Jeremy Ginges, Adolf Tobeña, Richard Davis, Oscar Vilarroya, and Scott Atran, Frontiers in Psychology:

Internal Conflicts in the Islamic State’s Media Department: A Letter of Complaint – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Grading the Quality of ISIS Videos: A Metric for Assessing the Technical Sophistication of Digital Video Propaganda – Mark D. Robinson and Cori E. Dauber, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: