Monday March 18:

A ‘Tale of two Jihadis’? Improperly conflating terrorists and foreign fighters in the Arab spring – Michael J. Schumacher and Peter J. Schraeder, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression:

Tuesday March 19:

The Ummah racial project: Arab satellite television, Islamic movements, and the construction of Spanish Moroccan identity – Anwar Ouassini, Ethnic and Racial Studies:

Destination Jihad- Italy’s Foreign Fighters – Francesco Marone and Lorenzo Vidino, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague:

Wednesday March 20:

Terror and the Legitimation of Violence: A Cross-National Analysis on the Relationship between Terrorism and Homicide Rates – Alexander Kamprad & Marieke Liem, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Thursday March 21:

Military Interventions, Jihadi Networks, and Terrorist Entrepreneurs: How the Islamic State Terror Wave Rose So High in Europe – Petter Nesser, CTC Sentinel:

The Islamic State’s Revitalization in Libya and its Post-2016 War of Attrition – Lachlan Wilson and Jason Pack, CTC Sentinel:

AQIM Pleads for Relevance in Algeria – Geoff D. Porter, CTC Sentinel:

Why madrassah education reforms don’t work in Pakistan? -Mohsin Bashir and Shoaib Ul Haq, Third World Quarterly:

Terrorism, lightning and falling furniture – Peter J Phillips and Gabriela Pohl, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression:

Friday March 22:

“We Found Their Bodies Later That Day” Atrocities by Armed Islamists and Security Forces in Burkina Faso’s Sahel Region – Human Rights Watch:

Monday March 11:

Divine Test or Divine Punishment? Explaining Islamic State Losses – Cole Bunzel, Jihadica:

Terrorism, religion and self-control: An unexpected connection between conservative religious commitment and terrorist efficacy – Ian Ravenscroft, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Wednesday March 13:

Boko Haram’s Factional Feuds: Internal Extremism and External Interventions – Jacob Zenn, Terrorism and Political Violence:

How did the Islamic State’s rise reshape jihadist plots inside Australia? Part 2 – Andrew Zammit, AVERT:

Thursday March 14:

Justifying relations with an apostate during a Jihad: A Salafi-Jihadist Group’s Relations With Turkey in Syria – Bailey Ulbricht, Middle East Institute:

The Terrorism Information Environment: Analysing Terrorists’ Selection of Ideological and Facilitative Media Donald Holbrook, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Mapping Connections: A Dark Network Analysis of Neojihadism in Australia – Mitchel Kelly and Anthea McCarthy-Jones, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Monday March 4:

Jihadist Radicalization in Italian Prisons: A Primer – Francesco Marone and Marco Olimpio, ISPI:

Islam keeping violent Jihadism at bay in times of Daesh: state religious institutions in Lebanon, Morocco and Saudi Arabia since 2013 – Tine Gade, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs:

Australia – Andrew Zammit, ASPI:

Wednesday March 6: 

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s ‘Red Bands’: Interview – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Yihadismo y yihadistas en España. Quince años después del 11-M – Fernando Reinares, Carola García-Calvo, and Álvaro Vicente, Real Instituto Elcano:

Thursday March 7:

Cyber sheiks and grassroots jihadis: the war in Syria and the devolution of the Bosnian Salafi communities – Aleksander Zdravkovski, Small Wars & Insurgencies:

Friday March 8:

The Jihad in Kenya: Understanding Al-Shabaab Recruitment and Terrorist Activity inside Kenya—in Their Own Words – Anne Speckhard and Ardian Shajkovci, African Security:

Can Benin protect itself from terrorism in the region? – Michaël Matongbada, Institute for Security Studies:

Saturday February 23:

Turning ex-combatants into Sadris: explaining the emergence of the Mahdi Army – Amir Taha, Middle Eastern Studies:

Monday February 25:

Heretics, Pawns, and Traitors: Anti-Madkhali Propaganda on Libyan Salafi-Jihadi Telegram – Nathan Vest, Jihadology:

Tuesday February 26:

An alternative reading of religion and authoritarianism: the new logic between religion and state in the AKP’s New Turkey – Ahmet Erdi Öztürk, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies:

Wednesday February 27:

Repatriating Western Jihadists: The Impact of U.S. Syria Policy – Matthew Levitt and Aaron Y. Zelin, Washington Institute for Near East Policy:

Transnational security challenges in North Africa: Moroccan foreign fighters in Syria 2012–2016 – Mohammed Masbah, Middle Eastern Studies:

Philippines: The Black Flag Flies on Facebook – Nathan Shea, Vox-Pol:

Perspectives on the Future of Women, Gender and Violent Extremism – Audrey Alexander, Program on Extremism:

Thursday February 28:

Fringe Fluidity: How Prior Extremist Involvement Serves as a Distinct Radicalization Pathway – Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Madeleine Blackman, Jihadology:

Friday March 1:

Dealing with the dark side: The effects of right-wing extremist and Islamist extremist propaganda from a social identity perspective – Diana Rieger, Lena Frischlich, and Gary Bente, Media, War & Conflict:

The calypso caliphate: how Trinidad became a recruiting ground for ISIS – Simon Cottee, International Affairs:

Monday February 18:

Cold war-era relations between west Germany and Turkish political Islam: from an anti-communist alliance to a domestic security issue – Behlul Ozkan, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies:

Crime and terror of social exclusion: The case of 13 imams in Bulgaria – Bogdan Panayotov, European Journal of Criminology:

Tuesday February 19:

“Faint lights twinkling against the dark”: Reportage from the fight against ISKP in Nangrahar – Andrew Quilty, Afghanistan Analyst Network:

Fear of terrorism: media exposure and subjective fear of attack – Harley Williamson, Suzanna Fay, and Toby Miles-Johnson, Global Crime:

Wednesday February 20:

The Role of Islamist Ideology in Shaping Muslims Believers’ Attitudes toward Terrorism: Evidence from Europe – Clara Egger and Raùl Magni-Berton, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Topics in terrorism research: reviewing trends and gaps, 2007-2016 – Bart Schuurman, Critical Studies on Terrorism:

Interpretations of al-wala’ wa-l-bara’ in Everyday Lives of Salafis in Germany – Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf, Mira Menzfeld, and Yasmina Hedider, Religions:

Friday February 22:

Not Gonna Be Able To Do It: al-Qaeda in Tunisia’s Inability to Take Advantage of the Islamic State’s Setbacks – Aaron Y. Zelin, Perspectives on Terrorism:

The Islamic State After the Caliphate Ideological Infighting in the Islamic State – Cole Bunzel, Perspectives on Terrorism:

The Islamic State’s Way of War in Iraq and Syria: From its Origins to the Post Caliphate Era – Ahmed H. Hashim, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Who are the ISIS People? – Vera Mironova, Perspectives on Terrorism:

From Directorate of Intelligence to Directorate of Everything: The Islamic State’s Emergent Amni-Media Nexus – Asaad Almohammad and Charlie Winter, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Making Sense of Jihadi Stratcom: The Case of the Islamic State – Charlie Winter, Perspectives on Terrorism:

The Failing Islamic State Within the Failed State of Yemen – Elisabeth Kendall, Perspectives on Terrorism:

The Islamic State’s Provinces on the Periphery: Juxtaposing the Pledges from Boko Haram in Nigeria and Abu Sayyaf and Maute Group in the Philippines – Jacob Zenn, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Understanding Muslims’ Support for Suicide Bombing in West Africa: A Replication Study – C. Christine Fair and Samta Savla, Perspectives on Terrorism:

Terrorist recruitment and prison radicalization: Assessing the UK experiment of ‘separation centres’ – Julia Rushchenko, European Journal of Criminology:

Monday February 11:

Violent Extremism and Terrorism Online in 2018: The Year in Review – Maura Conway, Vox-Pol:

Aid, Intervention, and Terror: The Impact of Foreign Aid and Foreign Military Intervention on Terror Events and Severity – Orlandrew E. Danzell, Emizet F. Kisangani, and Jeffrey Pickering, Social Science Quarterly:

Wednesday February 13:

Beauty tips and bullets: the magazines shaping the ideal jihadist woman – Reem Abdelaziz, BBC Monitoring:

What Matters Is Who Supports You: Diaspora and Foreign States as External Supporters and Militants’ Adoption of Nonviolence – Marina G. Petrova, Journal of Conflict Resolution:

Jihadism and crime in Spain: A convergence settings approach – Javier Argomaniz and Rut Bermejo, European Journal of Criminology:

Friday February 15:

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham’s Internal Conflict and Renewed Tensions with Hurras al-Deen – Tore R. Hamming, Jihadica:

How ‘gangsters’ become jihadists: Bourdieu, criminology and the crime–terrorism nexus – Jonathan Ilan, Sveinung Sandberg, European Journal of Criminology:

Islamization of criminal behaviour: The path to terrorism? Terrorist threat and crime in French counterterrorism policy-formulation – Silvia D’Amato, European Journal of Criminology:

Monday February 4

Crime, Conflict, and the Legitimacy Trade-Off: Explaining Variation in Insurgents’ Participation in Crime – Victor H. Asal, R. Karl Rethemeyer, and Eric W. Schoon, The Journal of Politics:

Tuesday February 5:

Saudi Foreign Fighters: Analysis of Leaked Islamic State Entry Documents – Abdullah bin Khaled Al-Saud, ICSR:

The Double-track System of Terrorism Proscription in China – Chi Zhang, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Thursday February 7:

Preventing the Next Wave of Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Lessons Learned from the Experiences of Algeria and Tunisia – R. Kim Cragin, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Recruitment and Incitement to Violence in the Islamic State’s Online Propaganda: Comparative Analysis of Dabiq and Rumiyah – Miron Lakomy, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Russian IS militant captured by SDF served in Russian Army in 2012 & was with “Jihadi Tolik” in Syria – Joanna Paraszczuk, Chechens in Syria:

Tuesday January 29:

The Shifts in the Jihadi-Salafi Paradigms: From the Peshawar and Jalalabad Paradigms to Those of Idleb and Raqqa – Djallil Lounnas, Terrorism and Political Violence:

When to Take Credit for Terrorism? A Cross-National Examination of Claims and Attributions – Erin M. Kearns, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Wednesday January 30:

The Saga of Mukhtar Robow and Somalia’s Fractious Politics – Christopher Anzalone and Stig Jarle Hansen, War on the Rocks:

Ghosts of the Past: The Muslim Brotherhood and its Struggle for Legitimacy in post‑Qaddafi Libya – Inga Kristina Trauthig, ICSR:

When do ties bind? Foreign fighters, social embeddedness, and violence against civilians – Pauline Moore, Journal of Peace Research:

Sunday January 20:

What Explains Taxation by Resource-Rich Rebels? Evidence from the Islamic State in Syria – Mara Redlich Revkin, Journal of Politics:

Monday January 21:

Testing Transitions: Extremist Prisoners Re-Entering Indonesian Society – Cameron Sumpter, Yuslikha K. Wardhani, and Sapto Priyanto, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Introducing the Nonviolent Action in Violent Contexts (NVAVC) dataset – Erica Chenoweth, Cullen S Hendrix, and Kyleanne Hunter, Journal of Peace Research:

The politics of consensus: al-Nahda and the stability of the Tunisian transition – Rory McCarthy, Middle Eastern Studies:

Fratricide in rebel movements: A network analysis of Syrian militant infighting – Emily Kalah Gade, Mohammed M Hafez, and Michael Gabbay, Journal of Peace Research:

Tuesday January 22:

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS): The Nucleus of Jihad in South Asia – The Soufan Center:

Wednesday January 23:

Timbuktu: A Laboratory for Jihadists Experimenting With Politics – Alex Thurston, War on the Rocks:

Gender, Masculinities, and Counterterrorism – Catherine Powell and Rebecca Turkington, Council on Foreign Relations:

How did the Islamic State’s rise reshape jihadist plots inside Australia? Part 1 – Andrew Zammit, AVERT:

Thursday January 24:

Messages to Arabia: Al-Qaida Attacks MBS and the Saudi Monarchy – Bernard Haykel and Cole Bunzel, Jihadica:

A Brief Primer on Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Methods in the Study of Terrorism –  Kurt Braddock, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague:

Friday January 25:

The Complexity of Radicalization and Recruitment in Kwale, Kenya – Kennedy Mkutu and Vincent Opondo, Terrorism and Political Violence:

Why Do Some Terrorist Attacks Receive More Media Attention Than Others? – Erin M. Kearns, Allison E. Betus, and Anthony F. Lemieux, Justice Quarterly:

Jaysh al-Islam in Gaza: Exclusive Interview – Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi:

Disinformation and digital influencing after terrorism: spoofing, truthing and social proofing – Martin Innes, Diyana Dobreva, and Helen Innes, Contemporary Social Science: