Articles of the Week – 12/22-1/4

Tuesday December 25:

Complaints Against the Islamic State’s Media Department Head – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Wednesday December 26:

Religious Radicalization and Lone‐Actor Terrorism: A Matter for Psychiatry? – Manon Prats, Sophie Raymond, Ivan Gasman, Journal of Forensic Sciences:

An ‘Extremist’ Commentary on the Islamic State’s Current Situation – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

“The Lions of Tomorrow”: A News Value Analysis of Child Images in Jihadi Magazines – Amy-Louise Watkin and Seán Looney, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Friday December 28:

Countering Violent Extremism in Tunisia – Between Dependency and Self-Reliance – Lydia Letsch, Journal for Dereadicalisation:

The Evolution of Pakistan’s Lashkar-e-Tayyiba Terrorist Group – Tricia Bacon, Orbis:

Saturday December 29:

Counter-terrorism policing innovations in Turkey: a case study of Turkish National Police CVE experiment – Serdar San, Policing and Society:

Sunday December 30:

Navigating the Enigma of Negotiating with a Jihadist Terrorist Group – Babatunde F. Obamamoye, African Security:

Tuesday January 1:

Radicalism on the Periphery: History, Collective Memory, and the Cultural Resonance of Jihadist Ideology in Tunisia – Michael Marcusa, Comparative Politics:

The New Face of Terrorism in 2019 – Vera Mironova, Foreign Policy:

Governing the Faithful: State Management of Salafi Activity in the Francophone Sahel – Sebastian Elischer, Comparative Politics:

Wednesday January 2:

Burkina Faso: Reading Through Wikileaks Cables on Blaise Compaoré and AQIM – Alex Thurston, Sahel Blog:

Trends of Anashid Usage in Da‘esh Video Messaging and Implications for Identifying Terrorist Audio and Video – Jonathan Pieslak, Brian Pieslak, and Anthony F. Lemieux, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

When Data Do Not Matter: Exploring Public Perceptions of Terrorism – Erin M. Kearns, Allison E. Betus, and Anthony F. Lemieux, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Preventing Violent Extremism: A Review of the Literature – William Stephens, Stijn Sieckelinck, and Hans Boutellier, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Cryptoterrorism: Assessing the Utility of Blockchain Technologies for Terrorist Enterprise – Christopher Whyte, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Thursday January 3:

How Saudi Suburbs Shaped Islamic Activism – Pascal Menoret, Crown Center for Middle East Studies:

Demographic variables predicting ISIS and Daesh armed political violence – Othman Alkhadher and Nicholas C. Scull, Crime, Law and Social Change:

Friday January 4:

Death of a Mufti: The Execution of the Islamic State’s Abu Ya‘qub al-Maqdisi – Cole Bunzel, Jihadica:

Does Domestic Political Instability Foster Terrorism? Global Evidence from the Arab Spring Era (2011–14) – Michael J. Schumacher and Peter J. Schraeder, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Deradicalisation and Disengagement in Somalia: Evidence from a Rehabilitation Programme for Former Members of Al-Shabaab – James Khalil, Rory Brown, Chris Chant, Peter Olowo, and Nick Wood, RUSI:

Dissent in the Islamic State: ‘Hashimi Advice’ to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi: