Articles of the Week – 6/8-7/19

Monday June 10:

The Non-Jihadi Foreign Fighters: Western Right-Wing and Left-Wing Extremists in Syria – Ariel Koch, Terrorism and Political Violence:

“Partisan Politics Was Making People Angry”: The Rise and Fall of Political Salafism in Kenya – Sebastian Elischer, The Journal of the Middle East and Africa:

Exploiting Borders in the Sahel: The Islamic State in the Greater Sahara – Pauline Le Roux, Africa Center for Strategic Studies:

Tuesday June 11:

When Extremists Become Violent: Examining the Association Between Social Control, Social Learning, and Engagement in Violent Extremism – Michael H. Becker, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Who is More Violent in Extremist Groups? A Comparison of Leaders and Followers – Katarzyna Jasko and Gary LaFree:

Wednesday June 12:

Updated review and developments in jihadist radicalisation in Switzerland – updated version of an exploratory study on prevention and interventionn – Miryam Eser Davolio, Mallory Schneuwly Purdie, Fabien Merz, Johannes Saal, and Ayesha Rether, Zurich Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts:

Thursday June 13:

Playing dirty to survive: the vulnerability of civilian targets within U.S. military aid recipient states – Amira Jadoon, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

Territoriality of radical Islam: comparative analysis of jihadist groups’ approach to territory – Bohumil Doboš, Martin Riegl, and Stig Jarle Hansen, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

Organized insurgency, lethality, and target selection: Abu Sayyaf Group and Jemaah Islamiyah – Nori Katagiri, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

Friday June 14:

Women in Islamic State Propaganda – Europol:

Monday June 17:

How Do Terrorist Organizations Make Money? Terrorist Funding and Innovation in the Case of al-Shabaab – Ido Levy and Abdi Yusuf, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Tuesday June 18:

Primary Data and Individual Worldviews: Walking through Research on Terrorist Media Choices – Donald Holbrook, Resolve Network:

Religious Institutionalism: A Domestic Explanation for External Support of Rebel Groups – Brandon Ives, International Interactions:

Motivations for Jihad and Cognitive Dissonance – A Qualitative Analysis of Former Swedish Jihadists – Marco Nilsson, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Wednesday June 19:

Introducing Extended Data on Terrorist Groups (EDTG), 1970 to 2016 – Dongfang Hou, Khusrav Gaibulloev, and Todd Sandler, Journal of Conflict Resolution:

Thursday June 20:

Made-to-measure Qur’anic quotations: the incomplete verses of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb – Sergio Altuna Galán, Real Instituto Elcano:

Regulating terrorist content on social media: automation and the rule of law Stuart Macdonald, Sara Giro Correia, and Amy-Louise Watkin, International Journal of Law in Context:

Friday June 21:

Opposition to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: ‘The Hollow Organization’ – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Tuesday June 25:

What’s on the Terrorists’ Bookshelves? – Donald Holbrook, Europol:

Black Ops: Islamic State and Innovation in Irregular Warfare Craig Whiteside, Ian Rice, and Daniele Raineri, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Call of Duty Jihad: How the Video Game Motif has Migrated Downstream from Islamic State Propaganda Videos – Cori E. Dauber, Mark D. Robinson, Jovan J. Baslious, and Austin G. Blair, Perspectives on Terrorism:

The Utility of Disabled Fighters in the Islamic State – Chelsea Daymon, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Behind the Veil: Women in Jihad after the Caliphate – Lydia Khalil, Lowy Institute:

Wednesday June 26:

Interview with Syrian war veteran Khalid Shishani – Joanna Paraszczuk, From Chechnya to Syria:

The Jurisprudence Trace Behind the DAESH Trench: Theoretical Basis of Islamic Fundamentalism Focusing on Kurdistan Province of Iran – Farhad Bayani, Asian Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies:

Communication (un)savviness and the failure of terrorism: a case of Pakistani terrorist organizations – Muhammad Feyyaz, Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict:

Thursday June 27:

Women and Al-Shabaab’s Insurgency – International Crisis Group:

Rethinking the repression-dissent nexus: assessing Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood’s response to repression since the coup of 2013 – Khalil al-Anani, Democratization:

ISIS’s Second Comeback: Assessing the Next ISIS Insurgency – Jennifer Cafarella, Brandon Wallace, and Jason Zhou, Institute for the Study of War:

The Philippines: Militancy and the New Bangsamoro – International Crisis Group:

From religious performances to martial themes – Discourses of Shi’a musical eulogies, war and politics in Iran – Soudeh Ghaffari, Journal of Language and Politics:

Friday June 28:

Researching Violent Extremism: The State of Play – J.M. Berger, Resolve Network:

A Study of Outlinks Contained in Tweets Mentioning ‘Rumiyah’ – Stuart Macdonald, Daniel Grinnell, Anina Kinzel, and Nuria Lorenzo-Dus, RUSI:

Sunday June 30:

How Content Removal Might Help Terrorists – Joe Whittaker, Lawfare:

Structure of HTS’ Popular Resistance Companies – Caleb Weiss, The Line of Steel:

Wednesday July 3:

Surviving Boko Haram: why children under five matter – Uyo Yenwong-Fai, Institute for Security Studies:

Tunisia Keeps Calm and Carries On After Latest Terrorist Attack – Aaron Y. Zelin, Washington Institute for Near East Policy:

Thursday July 4:

Shedding Light on Terrorist and Extremist Content Removal – Isabelle van der Vegt, Paul Gill, Stuart Macdonald, and Bennett Kleinberg, RUSI:

Friday July 5:

Terrorist assassinations and societal unrest in Africa: a research brief – Laura N. Bell, Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict:

Considering the military-media nexus from the perspective of competing groups: the case of ISIS and AQAP – Carol Winkler, Kareem El-Damanhoury, Aaron Dicker, Yennhi Luu, Wojciech Kaczkowski, and Nagham El-Karhili, Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict:

Saturday July 6:

Measuring Tactical Innovation in Terrorist Attacks Article – Michael K. Logan, Gina Scott Ligon, and Douglas C. Derrick, The Journal of Creative Behavior:

Monday July 8:

Another Form of American Exceptionalism? A Comparative Analysis of Terrorism Sting Operations in the US and Abroad – Jesse J. Norris, Terrorism and Political Violence:

The Algerian State, Islamist Insurgents, and Civilians Caught in Double Jeopardy by the Violence of the Civil War of the 1990s – C. R. Pennell, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Poverty and Divine Rewards: The Electoral Advantage of Islamist Political Parties – Sharan Grewal, Amaney A. Jamal, Tarek Masoud, and Elizabeth R. Nugent, American Journal of Political Science:

Tuesday July 9:

Nigeria’s Shi’a Islamic Movement and Evolving Islamist Threat Landscape: Old, New and Future Generators of Radicalization – Simon Gray & Ibikunle Adeakin, African Security:

A Man, A Plan, So What? The Influence of Abu Mus’ab al-Suri, Reconsidered – Phillip William Etches, Small Wars Journal:

A Turn to Violence: The Escalation of Nonviolent Movements – Kirssa Cline Ryckman, Journal of Conflict Resolution:

Rhetorics of Radicalism – Daniel Karell and Michael Freedman, American Sociological Review:

Wednesday July 10:

Economics of terrorism in Lake Chad Basin – Malik Samuel, Institute for Security Studies:

Islamic State’s quest for legitimacy: An analysis of IS media frames in Dabiq magazine – Kasun Ubayasiri, Media, War & Conflict:

The Evolution of Online Violent Extremism in Indonesia and the Philippines – Nava Nuraniyah, RUSI:

Thursday July 11:

The Salafi-Jihadist Reaction to Hindu Nationalism – Hari Prasad, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology:

Countering Violent Extremism Online: The Experiences of Informal Counter Messaging Actors – Benjamin Lee, Policy & Internet:

Friday July 12:

Drones, Surveillance, and Violence: Theory and Evidence from a US Drone Program – Asfandyar Mir and Dylan Moore, International Studies Quarterly:

Saturday July 13:

Of terrorism and revenue: Why foreign aid exacerbates terrorism in personalist regimes – Andrew Boutton, Conflict Management and Peace Science:

Tuesday July 16:

Suicide squad: Boko Haram’s use of the female suicide bomber – Vesna Markovic, Women & Criminal Justice:

Blacklists, Market Enforcement, and the Global Regime to Combat Terrorist Financing – Julia C. Morse, International Organization:

Wednesday July 17:

Assessing the Impact of the Global War on Terrorism on Terrorism Threats in Muslim Countries – Peter S. Henne, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Thursday July 18:

East Africa’s Terrorist Triple Helix: The Dusit Hotel Attack and the Historical Evolution of the Jihadi Threat – Matt Bryden and Premdeep Bahra, CTC Sentinel:

rom Daesh to ‘Diaspora’ II: The Challenges Posed by Women and Minors After the Fall of the Caliphate – Joana Cook and Gina Vale, CTC Sentinel:

When Terrorists Stay Home: The Evolving Threat to Europe from Frustrated Travelers – Robin Simcox, CTC Sentinel:

Friday July 19

Terrorist Definitions and Designations Lists What Technology Companies Need to Know – Chris Meserole and Daniel Byman, RUSI: