Sunday June 17:

The Life of Abu Waheed al-Heetawi of Jaysh Khalid bin al-Waleed – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

America’s Terrorism Problem Doesn’t End with Prison—It Might Just Begin There – Lorenzo Vidino and Seamus Hughes, Lawfare:

Monday June 18:

Jaysh Khalid bin al-Waleed “Public Relations” Document: Translation and Analysis – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Thursday June 21:

The Operational Development and Empirical Testing of the Terrorist Radicalization Assessment Protocol (TRAP–18) – J. Reid Meloy, Journal of Personality Assessment:

Life under the Taliban shadow government – Ashley Jackson, Overseas Development Institute:

Friday June 22:

The Cup and the Caliphate: Russia’s Counterterrorism Operations Before Major Sporting Events and the Global Jihadist Movement – Bennett Clifford, Lawfare:

Monday June 11:

Destinazione Jihad: i Foreign Fighters d’Italia – Francesco Marone and Lorenzo Vidino, Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale:

Wednesday June 13:

Sunni Suicide Attacks and Sectarian Violence – Seung-Whan Choi and Benjamin Acosta, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Thursday June 14:

Is another Boko Haram or al-Shabaab erupting in Mozambique? – Peter Fabricius, Institute for Security Studies:

Liège Attacker Connected to Tunisian Jihadi Veterans? – Aaron Y. Zelin, Tunisian Jihadism:

Saturday June 2:

Why do pastoralists in Mali join jihadist groups? A political ecological explanation – Tor A. Benjaminsen & Boubacar Ba, The Journal of Peasant Studies:

Sunday June 3:

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s Relationship With Turkey: Primary Texts – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Monday June 4:

Examining the utility of social control and social learning in the radicalization of violent and non-violent extremists – Thomas J. Holt, Joshua D. Freilich, Steven M. Chermak, and Gary LaFree, Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict:

From Revolution Muslim to Islamic State: An Inside Look at the American Roots of ISIS’ Virtual Caliphate – Mitchell Silber and Jesse Morton, New America Foundation:

Violence-producing Dynamics of Fragile States: How State Fragility in Iraq Contributed to the Emergence of Islamic State – S. Yaqub Ibrahimi, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Fratricidal Jihadists: Why Islamists Keep Losing their Civil Wars – Mohammed M. Hafez, Middle East Policy:

Tuesday June 5:

A House Divided: Origins and Persistence of the Islamic State’s Ideological Divide – Cole Bunzel, Jihadica:

Innovation and terror: an analysis of the use of social media by terror-related groups in the Asia Pacific – Julian Droogan, Lise Waldek, and Ryan Blackhall, Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism:

Wednesday June 6:

Islamic State Attacks in Tunisia – Aaron Y. Zelin, Tunisian Jihadism: 

Using Internet search data to examine the relationship between anti-Muslim and pro-ISIS sentiment in U.S. counties – Christopher A. Bail, Friedolin Merhout, and Peng Ding, Science Advances:

Thursday June 7:

Jihadist propaganda, offline: Strategic communications in modern warfare – Charlie Winter and Haid Haid, Middle East Institute:

Friday June 8:

Unbeatable: Social Resources, Military Adaptation, and the Afghan Taliban – Theo Farrell, Texas National Security Review:

Tuesday May 29:

Exit programmes for female jihadists: A proposal for conducting realistic evaluation of the Dutch approach – Amy-Jane Gielen, International Sociology:

Wednesday May 30:

Plan B(ruxellles): Belgian Intelligence and the Terrorist Attacks of 2015-16 – Kenneth L. Lasoen, Terrorism and Political Violence:

How Al-Qaeda Works: The Jihadist Group’s Evolving Organizational Design – Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Nathaniel Barr, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology:

Thursday May 31:

Jihad in the Bastion of “Moderation”: Understanding the Threat of ISIS in Malaysia – Mohamed Nawab Mohamed Osman and Aida Arosoaie, Asian Security:

Friday June 1:

Jamā’at Nuṣrat al-Islām wa-l-Muslimīn: a propaganda analysis of al-Qaeda’s project for the Sahel – Sergio Altuna Galán, Real Instituto Elcano:

Citizenship and Ancestry of Belgian Foreign Fighters – Pieter Van Ostaeyen and Guy Van Vlierden, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague:

The Internal Structure of the Islamic State’s Hisba Apparatus – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi, Middle East Center for Reporting and Analysis:

Saturday May 19:

The Migrant Train to “The 15:17 To Paris” – Hindsight is 20/20:

Monday May 21:

“By Day We Fear the Army, By Night the Jihadists”: Abuses by Armed Islamists and Security Forces in Burkina Faso – Human Rights Watch:

Tuesday May 22:

The Manipulation of Social, Cultural and Religious Values in Socially Mediated Terrorism – Claire Smith, Rosslyn von der Borch, Benjamin Isakhan, Sukendar Sukendar, Priyambudi Sulistiyanto, Ian Ravenscrroft, Ida Widianingsih, and Cherrie de Leiuen, Religions:

The Threat of Returning Foreign Fighters: Finnish State Responses to the Volunteers in the Spanish and Syria-Iraq Civil Wars – Teemu Tammikko, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Wednesday May 23:

Salafi pluralism in national contexts: the secular state, nation and militant Islamism in Kosovo, Albania, and Macedonia – Shpend Kursani, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies:

The Islamic State: Violence and Ideology in a Post-colonial Revolutionary Regime – Brian Mello, International Political Sociology:

Thursday May 24:

Fiqh al-Daʿwa: The Emerging Standardization of Islamic Proselytism
 – Jamal Malik, Die Welt des Islams:

“I Left To Be Closer To Allah”: Learning about Foreign Fighters from Family and Friends – Amarnath Amarasingam and Lorne L. Dawson, Institute for Strategic Dialogue:

Jihadi Brides? Examining a Female Guesthouse Registry from the Islamic State’s Caliphate – Daniel Milton and Brian Dodwell, CTC Sentinel:

“Trucks, Knives, Bombs, Whatever:” Exploring Pro-Islamic State Instructional Material on Telegram – Bennet Clifford, CTC Sentinel:

“Deutsche Schabab:” The Story of German Foreign Fighters in Somalia, 2010-2016 – Christian Jokinen, CTC Sentinel:

Assessing the Future Threat: ISIS’s Virtual Caliphate – Mia Bloom and Chelsea Daymon, Orbis:

Mapping Today’s Jihadi Landscape and Threat – Colin P. Clarke and Assaf Moghadam, Orbis:

The nascent empirical literature on psychopathology and terrorism – Emily Corner and Paul Gill, World Psychiatry:

Saturday May 12:

Radicalization: A Relational Perspective – Donatella della Porta, Annual Review of Political Science:

Sunday May 13:

Advances in Social Media Research: Past, Present and Future – Kawaljeet Kaur Kapoor, Kuttimani Tamilmani, Nripendra P. Rana, Pushp Patil, Yogesh K. Dwivedi, and Sridhar Nerur, Information Systems Frontiers:

Tuesday May 15:

Still under the IS’s Black Flag: Qari Hekmat’s ISKP island in Jawzjan after his death by drone – Obaid Ali, Afghanistan Analysts Network:

Changes and stabilities in the language of Islamic state magazines: a sentiment analysis – Logan Macnair & Richard Frank, Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict:

An Historical Comparison of Religious Revival – Sandra Halperin, International Studies Review:

Thursday May 17:

Lack of rule of law as a push factor leading to violent radicalization in the North Caucasus (2002–2015) – Adrián Tarín-Sanz and Marta Ter-Ferrer, Caucasus Survey:

Friday May 18:

Brothers in Alms: Salafi Financiers and the Syrian Insurgency – Thomas Pierret, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace:

Saturday May 5:

Members of Jaysh Khalid bin al-Waleed from East Deraa Countryside – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Sunday May 6:

Gray Media Under the Black and White Banner – Audrey Alexander and Helen Christy Powell, Lawfare:

Tuesday May 8:

What They Really Want Is a Caliphate! British Salafi Reactions to the Arab Spring – Kirstine Sinclair, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs:

Online jihadist magazines and the “religious terrorism” thesis – Stuart Macdonald, Nyasha Maravanyika, David Nezri, Elliot Parry & Kate Thomas, Critical Studies on Terrorism:

Wednesday May 9:

How violence happens (or not): Situational conditions of violence and nonviolence in Bahrain, Tunisia, and Syria – Isabel Bramsen, Psychology of Violence:

Representing the West and “non-believers” in the online jihadist magazines Dabiq and Inspire – Nuria Lorenzo-Dus, Anina Kinzel & Luke Walker, Critical Studies on Terrorism:

Boko Haram Beyond the Headlines: Analyses of Africa’s Enduring Insurgency – Combating Terrorism Center:

Brides, black widows and baby-makers; or not: an analysis of the portrayal of women in English-language jihadi magazine image content – Orla Lehane, David Mair, Saffron Lee, and Jodie Parker, Critical Studies on Terrorism:

Thursday May 10:

The afterlife of Osama bin Laden: performative pictures in the “war on terror” – Gabi Schlag, Critical Studies on Terrorism:

An Interview with Umm Mohammed: The Wife of Bin laden’s Spiritual Mentor Abdullah Azzam – Tam Hussein:

The Party of God: The Association of Algerian Muslim ‘Ulama’ in Contention With the Nationalist Movement After World War II – Shoko Watanabe, International Journal of Middle East Studies:

On the Making and Unmaking of Arab States – Ariel I. Ahram, International Journal of Middle East Studies:

Friday May 11:

Limited Statehood and its Security Implications on the Fragmentation Political Order in the Middle East and North Africa – Abel Polese and Ruth Hanau Santini, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

Questioning the current public health approach to countering violent extremism – Neil Krishan Aggarwal, Global Public Health:

Monday April 30:

The Islamic State Targets Tunisia Ahead of Elections – Aaron Y. Zelin, Washington Institute for Near Policy:

Tackling Terrorism’s Taboo: Shame – Matthew Kriner, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Spaces, Ties, and Agency: The Formation of Radical Networks – Stefan Malthaner, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Headhunting Among Extremist Organizations: An Empirical Assessment of Talent Spotting – Steven Windisch, Michael K. Logan, Gina Scott Ligon, Perspectives on Terrorism:

A Response to Jacob Zenn on Boko Haram and al-Qa’ida – Adam Higazi, Brandon Kendhammer, Kyari Mohammed, Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos, Alex Thurston, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Tuesday May 1:

The Pre-2011 Roots of Syria’s Islamist Militants – Line Khatib, The Middle East Journal:

The Ethics of Security Research: An Ethics Framework for Contemporary Security Studies – Stephane J Baele, David Lewis, Anke Hoeffler, Olivier C Sterck, and Thibaut Slingeneyer, International Studies Perspectives:

Negative spaces: Terrorist attempts to erase cultural history and the critical media coverage – Adam Klein, Media, War & Conflict:

Wednesday May 2:

Did bin Laden’s death help the Islamic State? – Tricia Bacon and Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault, Monkey Cage:

What do we know about suicide bombing?: Review and analysis – Veronica Ward, Politics and the Life Sciences:

Thursday May 3:

Going underground: Resort to terrorism in mass mobilization dissident campaigns – Margherita Belgioioso, Journal of Peace Research:

Construction Jihad: state-building and development in Iran and Lebanon’s Shiʿi Territories – Eric Lob, Third World Quarterly:

Emotions, Terrorist Threat, and Drones: Anger Drives Support for Drone Strikes – Kerstin Fisk, Jennifer L. Merolla, Jennifer M. Ramos, Journal of Conflict Resolution:

Sunday April 22:

The Life of Abu Omar al-Muwahhid of Jaysh Khalid bin al-Waleed – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Monday April 23: 

Sometimes they come back: responding to American foreign fighter returnees and other Elusive threats – Christopher J. Wright, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression:

Islamic State Ruling on Jaysh Khalid Fitna: Translation and Analysis – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Framing the ‘White Widow’: Using intersectionality to uncover complex representations of female terrorism in news media – Meagan Auer, John Sutcliffe, Martha Lee, Media, War & Conflict:

Wednesday April 25:

Colonial education and the shaping of Islamism in Sudan, 1946–1956 – Willow Berridge, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies:

Thursday April 26:

Conceptualising de-radicalisation and former combatant re-integration in Nigeria – Gordon Clubb and Marina Tapley, Third World Quarterly:

NYPD vs. Revolution Muslim: The Inside Story of the Defeat of a Local Radicalization Hub – Jesse Morton and Mitchell Silber, CTC Sentinel:

The Islamic State’s Lingering Legacy among Young Men from the Mosul Area – Scott Atran, Hoshang Waziri, Ángel Gómez, Hammad Sheikh, Lucía López-Rodríguez, Charles Rogan, and Richard Davis, CTC Sentinel:

Challenging the ISK Brand in Afghanistan-Pakistan: Rivalries and Divided Loyalties – Amira Jadoon, Nakissa Jahanbani, and Charmaine Willis, CTC Sentinel:

The British Hacker Who Became the Islamic State’s Chief Terror Cybercoach: A Profile of Junaid Hussain – Nafees Hamid, CTC Sentinel:

Friday April 27:

With Islamic State in Decline, What’s Al-Qaeda’s Next Move? – Tore Refslund Hamming, War on the Rocks:

Whose Responsibility is it to Confront Terrorism Online? – Seamus Hughes, Lawfare:

‘I grew a beard and my dad flipped out!’ Co-option of British Muslim parents in countering ‘extremism’ within their families in Bradford and Leeds – Madeline-Sophie Abbas, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies:

A Doomed Relationship: Ennahdha and Salafism – Sabrina Zouaghi and Francesco Cavatorta, Baker Institute for Public Policy:

In Their Own Words: Religiosity and the Islamic State Foreign Fighters – Lorne L. Dawson, Oxford Research Group: