Articles of the Week – 12/28-1/3

Saturday December 28:

Why Do Armed Nonstate Groups Use Foreign Volunteers? The Case of the Islamic State – Barak Mendelsohn, Orbis:

Sunday December 29:

he Taliban: a new proxy for Iran in Afghanistan? – Shahram Akbarzadeh and Niamatullah Ibrahimi, Third World Quarterly:

Monday December 30:

Resilience is for Research Designs Too: Funders, Researchers, & Navigating Study Constraints – David Malet and Mark Korbitz, Resolve Network:

Using the McKinsey 7S Framework to Assess Al-Qaeda Over Three Decades: Lessons for the Future – Colin P. Clarke, ICCT:

Wednesday January 1:

Telegram Deplatforming ISIS Has Given Them Something to Fight For – Amarnath Amarasingam, Vox-Pol: