Articles of the Week – 9/21-9/27

Sunday September 22:

On being South African Muslims, Islamists and women: expressions of agency and religious construction through the lens of biographies – Gadija Ahjum, Journal for Islamic Studies:

Monday September 23:

The Hijra in French Salafism: A Quest for Purity Through Religious Migration – Mohamed-Ali Adraoui, Sociology of Islam:

Tuesday September 24:

Huras al-Din: The Overlooked al-Qaeda Group in Syria – Aaron Y. Zelin, Washington Institute for Near East Policy:

Wednesday September 25:

Daesh, Twitter and the Social Media Ecosystem: A Study of Outlinks Contained in Tweets Mentioning Rumiyah – Stuart Macdonald, Daniel Grinnell, Anina Kinzel, and Nuria Lorenzo-Dus, The RUSI Journal:

Alienation or Cooperation? British Muslims’ Attitudes to and Engagement in Counter-Terrorism and Counter-Extremism – Sadi Shanaah, Terrorism and Political Violence:

The pious or the doctrinaire? who supports suicide terrorism in Indonesia? – C. Christine Fair,Julie Chernov Hwang, and Moiz Abdul Majid, Asian Security:

Thursday September 26:

Developing theory on the use of intelligence by non-state actors: five case studies on insurgent intelligence – David Strachan-Morris, Intelligence and National Security:

Exploring the Backstage: Methodological and Ethical Issues Surrounding the Role of Research Brokers in Insecure Zones – Maria Eriksson Baaz and Mats Utas, Civil Wars:

Research Brokers We Use and Abuse while Researching Civil Wars and Their Aftermaths – Methodological Concerns – Mats Utas, Civil Wars:

Research Brokers, Researcher Identities and Affective Performances: The Insider/Outsider Conundrum – Swati Parashar, Civil Wars:

Sahelian Militants Pledge(d) Allegiance to the Islamic State – Héni Nsaibia, MENASTREAM:

The Industrial Organization of the Syrian Civil War – Ethan B. Kapstein and David Ribar, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Do Machines Replicate Humans? Toward a Unified Understanding of Radicalizing Content on the Open Social Web – Margeret Hall, Michael Logan, Gina S. Ligon, and Douglas C. Derrick, Policy & Internet:

Friday September 27:

Fighting the Enemies of God: the Rise of and the Response to Violent Extremism in Sudan – Salma Mohamed Abdalmunim Abdalla, Journal for Deradicalization:

Between Child Soldiers and Terrorists: Reintegrating Child Members of the Islamic State – Aleksandar Pašagić, Journal for Deradicalization:

Mourning Morsi: The Death of an Islamist and Jihadi Divisions – Cole Bunzel, Jihadica: