Wednesday November 14:

Salafism’s Historical Continuity: The Reception of “Modernist” Salafis by “Purist” Salafis in Jordan – Joas Wagemakers, Journal of Islamic Studies:

How Boko Haram is ripping off Islamic State branding – Mina al-Lami, BBC Monitoring:

Friday November 16:

Inside the ADF Rebellion A Glimpse into the Life and Operations of a Secretive Jihadi Armed Group – Congo Research Group at the Center on International Cooperation at New York University:

Monday November 5:

Juhayman al-Otaibi and the Millatu Ibrahim – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

The Salafi Worldview and the Hermeneutical Limits of Mainstream Sunni Critique of Salafi-Jihadism – Adis Duderija, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Competition and Innovation in a Hostile Environment: How Jabhat Al-Nusra and Islamic State Moved to Twitter in 2013–2014 – Gunnar J. Weimann, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Wednesday November 7:

Why Did the Jihadi Cold War in Yemen End? – Tore Refslund Hamming, War on the Rocks:

What Explains Counterterrorism Effectiveness? Evidence from the U.S. Drone War in Pakistan – Asfandyar Mir, International Security:

Women’s Radicalization to Religious Terrorism: An Examination of ISIS Cases in the United States – Lauren R. Shapiro and Marie-Helen Maras, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Thursday November 8:

A minority within a minority?: the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain – Oliver Scharbrodt, Contemporary Islam:

The Portugal Connection in the Strasbourg-Marseille Islamic State Terrorist Network – Nuno Tiago Pinto, CTC Sentinel:

Converging Factors Signal Increasing Terror Threat to Tajikistan – Damon Mehl, CTC Sentinel:

The Trojan horse: the Madkhali movement in North Africa – George Joffé, The Journal of North African Studies:

Monday October 29:

Empty Threats: How Extremist Organizations Bluff in Terrorist Campaigns – Charles W. Mahoney, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Disrupting Daesh: Measuring Takedown of Online Terrorist Material and Its Impacts – Maura Conway, Moign Khawaja, Suraj Lakhani, Jeremy Reffin, Andrew Robertson, and David Weir, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Tuesday October 30:

The Derna Mujahideen Shura Council: A Revolutionary Islamist Coalition in Libya – Kevin Truitte, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Wednesday October 31:

Tunisia’s Female Jihadists – Aaron Y. Zelin, Washington Institute for Near East Policy: 

Muwālāt and Apostasy in the Early Sokoto Caliphate – Kota Kariya, Islamic Africa:

Changing of the Guards: Politico-Religious Authority and Islamic Education in Mogadishu, Somalia – Ahmed Sh. Ibrahim, Islamic Africa:

What Explains the Flow of Foreign Fighters to ISIS? – Efraim Benmelech and Esteban F. Klor, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Thursday November 1:

An Internal Report on Extremism in the Islamic State – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Song and rebellion in the Syrian uprising – Joel D. Parker, Middle Eastern Studies:

Talking with terrorists, talking with governments: insurgent perspectives on legitimisation and engagement – Philippe Eugène Duhart, Critical Studies on Terrorism:

Friday November 2:

The Release and Community Supervision of Radicalised Offenders: Issues and Challenges that Can Influence Reintegration – Adrian Cherney, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Sunday October 21:

Applying Moral Foundations Theory to Identify Terrorist Group Motivations – Lindsay Hahn, Ron Tamborini, Eric Novotny, Clare Grall, and Brian Klebig, Political Psychology:

Monday October 22:

Jihadi Attacks in Tunisia Prior to 2011 – Aaron Y. Zelin, Tunisian Jihadism: 

Religion and state entanglement and interstate armed conflict initiation, 1990–2010 – Davis Brown, Religion, State and Society:

Promoting Extreme Violence: Visual and Narrative Analysis of Select Ultraviolent Terror Propaganda Videos Produced by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in 2015 and 2016 – Vivek Venkatesh, Jeffrey S. Podoshen, Jason Wallin, Jihan Rabah, and Daniel Glass, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Exploring the “Demand Side” of Online Radicalization: Evidence from the Canadian Context – Mehmet F. Bastug, Aziz Douai, and Davut Akca, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Tuesday October 23:

Causes of the Jihad of Usman Ɗan Fodio : a historiographical review – John Edward Philips, Journal for Islamic Studies:

Thursday October 25:

The Primary of Praxis: Clerical Authority in Syria’s Conflict – Shiraz Maher, Middle East Institute:

Government interference in religious institutions and terrorism – Peter S. Henne, Religion, State and Society:

Building Community Resilience? Community Perspectives of the Countering Violent Extremism Pilot Program in Minneapolis/St. Paul – Melissa J. Salyk-Virk, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Friday October 26:

Abu Qatada al-Filastini: “I am not a Jihadi, or a Salafi” – Cole Bunzel, Jihadica:

Monday October 15:

Salafism in America: History, Evolution, Radicalization Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, Program on Extremism:

The Fatemiyoun Division: Afghan fighters in the Syrian civil war – Tobias Schneider, Middle East Institute:

Islamist parties and foreign policy in North Africa: bridging ideology and pragmatism – Quinn Mecham, The Journal of North African Studies:

Wednesday October 17:

The Grand Strategy of Militant Clients: Iran’s Way of War – Afshon Ostovar, Security Studies:

Which Australian terrorist plots have been directly connected to Islamic State, and how? – Andrew Zammit, Avert Research Network:

Thursday October 18:

Nidal Hasan: A Case Study in Lone Actor Terrorism’ – Katharine Poppe, Program on Extremism:

Social context, interpersonal network, and identity dynamics: A social psychological case study of terrorist recidivism – Moh Abdul Hakim and Dhestina Religia Mujahidah, Asian Journal of Social Psychology:

Monday October 8:

Katibat ‘Uqbah Bin Nafi/al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghrib Attacks in Tunisia – Aaron Y. Zelin, Tunisian Jihadism:

The Armed Islamic Group’s Manifesto – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Born Under a Bad Sign: Many children of jihadis in Algeria are being denied an identity, education, and much more – Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck, Diwan:

Tuesday October 9:

Building “Terrorism Studies” as an Interdisciplinary Space: Addressing Recurring Issues in the Study of Terrorism – Mark Youngman, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Wednesday October 10:

Once upon a time: Western genres and narrative constructions of a romantic jihad – Hanna Pfeifer and Alexander Spencer, Journal of Language and Politics:

Thursday October 11:

The Two Faces of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula – Gregory D. Johnsen, War on the Rocks:

Friday October 12:

Two Houses Divided: How Conflict in Syria Shaped the Future of Jihadism – Hassan Hassan, CTC Sentinel:

The Islamic State’s Mufti on Trial: The Saga of the “Silsila ‘Ilmiyya” – Cole Bunzel, CTC Sentinel:

Sunday September 30:

Osama Bin Laden and the Algerian Jihad – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Monday October 1:

Radicalization Trajectories: An Evidence-Based Computational Approach to Dynamic Risk Assessment of “Homegrown” Jihadists – Jytte Klausen, Rosanne Libretti, Benjamin W. K. Hung, and Anura P. Jayasumana, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Tuesday October 2:

ISIS’s Second Resurgence – Brandon Wallace and Jennifer Cafarella, Institute for the Study of War:

How “Alone” are Lone-Actors? Exploring the Ideological, Signaling, and Support Networks of Lone-Actor Terrorists – David C. Hofmann, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Wednesday October 3:

The Islamic State in East Africa – Hiraal Institute:

Thursday October 4:

Issues in the Sociology and Psychology of Religious Conversion – Daniel W. Snook, Michael J. Williams, and John G. Horgan, Pastoral Psychology:

Monday September 24:

Mujahideen Mobilization: Examining the Evolution of the Global Jihadist Movement’s Communicative Action Repertoire – Maxime Bérubé and Benoit Dupont, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

The Use of Stimulants in the Ranks of Islamic State: Myth or Reality of the Syrian Conflict – Joseph El Khoury, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Tuesday September 25:

In the Spotlight: How International Attention Affects Militant Behavior – Jori Breslawski, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Kenya’s Jihadi Clerics: Formulation of a “Liberation Theology” and the Challenge to Secular Power – Hassan Juma Ndzovu, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs:

Ibn Taymiyya’s Fatwa on Martial Arts Training – Yahya Michot and Lina Stas, The Muslim World:

The Ḥanbalī Emigration of 551–569 AH/1156–1173 AD in the Context of the Legal Discourse on Muslims under Non‐Muslim Rule – Bogdan C. Smarandache, The Muslim World:

Thursday September 27:

Dissent in the Islamic State: The Controversy Over Abu Ya’qub al-Maqdisi – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

‘Reading the ads in al-Daʿwa magazine: commercialism and Islamist activism in al-Sadat’s Egypt’ – Aaron Rock-Singer and Steven Brooke, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies:

Telling stories of terrorism: a framework for applying narrative approaches to the study of militant’s self-accounts – Simon Copeland, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression:

Friday September 28:

Hajin in Deir az-Zor: Interview – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Experimental Effects of a Call-Center Disclaimer Regarding Confidentiality on Callers’ Willingness to Make Disclosures Related to Terrorism – Michael J. Williams, Jocelyn J. Bélanger, John Horgan, and William P. Evans, Terrorism and Political Violence:

The local geography of transnational terrorism – Josiah Marineau, Henry Pascoe, Alex Braithwaite, Michael Findley, and Joseph Young, Conflict Management and Peace Science:

Brand ISIS: Interactions of the Tangible and Intangible Environments – Greg Simons, Journal of Political Marketing:

Saturday September 15:

AQIM Advice to ‘Boko Haram’ Dissidents: Full Translation and Analysis – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Sunday September 16:

Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) Prepares For The Fateful Battle For Idlib – N. Mozes, Middle East Media Research Institute:

The Enemy Gets a Vote – Kim Cragin, Lawfare:

Monday September 17:

Abu Bakr Shekau in His Own Words: Translation and Analysis – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Boko Haram’s Split on Women in Combat – Rachel Bryson and Audu Bulama Bukarti, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change:

Tuesday September 18:

ISIS Is Poised to Make a Comeback in Syria – Hassan Hassan, The Atlantic:

America Is Quietly Expanding Its War in Tunisia – Héni Nsaibia, The National Interest:

Afghanistan’s Islamic Emirate Returns: Life Under a Resurgent Taliban – Michael Semple, World Politics Review:

Wednesday September 19:

Building Resilience for Terrorism Researchers – Peter King, Vox-Pol:

Tunisian jihadism five years after Ansar al-Sharia – Aaron Y. Zelin, Middle East Institute:

Thursday September 20:

Multimode co-clustering for analyzing terrorist networks – Ahmed Aleroud and Aryya Gangopadhyay, Information Systems Frontiers:

The Fledgling Insurgency in Burkina’s East -Héni Nsaibia, ACLED:

Nigerian Questions by Sheikh Abu Malek al-Tamimi – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Friday September 21:

Dissent in the Islamic State: The News Postings of Mu’assasat al-Turath al-‘Ilmi – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

The evolving impact of violent non-state actors on North African foreign policies during the Arab Spring: insurgent groups, terrorists and foreign fighters – Michael J. Schumacher and Peter J. Schraeder, The Journal of North African Studies:

Fighting together? understanding bilateral cooperation in the realm of counterterrorism – Arie Perliger & Daniel Milton, Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict:

Al-Shabaab Five Years after Westgate: Still a Menace in East Africa – International Crisis Group: