Articles of the Week – 4/11-4/17

Monday April 13:

Towards the “olive trees of Rome”: exploitation of propaganda devices in the Islamic State’s flagship magazine “Rumiyah” – Miron Lakomy, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

Liberated, not free: Yazidi women after Islamic State captivity – Gina Vale, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

Researching armed conflict, Boko Haram and other violent non-state actors: problems with web sources – M. J. Fox, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

War in Syria: the translocal dimension of fighter mobilization – Esther Meininghaus and Carina Schlüsing, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

Rebel fragmentation in Syria’s civil war – Olivier J. Walther and Patrick Steen Pedersen, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

The Political Power of Proxies: Why Nonstate Actors Use Local Surrogates – Assaf Moghadam and Michel Wyss, International Security:

Career Foreign Fighters: Expertise Transmission Across Insurgencies – Chelsea Daymon, Jeanine de Roy van Zuijdewijn, and David Malet:

Tuesday April 14:

Islamic State Propaganda in India – Kabir Taneja, GNET:

Weapon of the Strong? Government Support for Religion and Majoritarian Terrorism – Peter S. Henne, Nilay Saiya, and Ashlyn W. Hand, Journal of Conflict Resolution:

The Death of a Northern Malian Shaykh, and a Few of My Analytical Blindspots – Alex Thurston, Sahel Blog:

Democratic breakdown and terrorism – Joshua Tschantret, Conflict Management and Peace Science:

Wednesday April 15:

Coronavirus and Official Islamic State Output: An Analysis – Aymenn Al-Tamimi, GNET:

Landmines and Improvised Explosive Devices: The Lingering Terror of the Islamic State – Aaron Anfinson and Nadia Al-Dayel, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Thursday April 16:

From “Western education is forbidden” to the world’s deadliest terrorist group: Education and Boko Haram in Nigeria – Madiha Afzal, Brookings Institution:

Preventing Extremism with Extremists: A Double-Edged Sword? An Analysis of the Impact of Using Former Extremists in Danish Schools – David Parker and Lasse Lindekilde, Education Sciences: