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Volume VIII 2014

Perspectives on Terrorism

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Welcome from the Editors 


Alliance Hubs: Focal Points in the International Terrorist Landscape 
by Tricia Bacon

An Exploratory Study on the Impact of Electoral Participation upon a Terrorist Group’s
Use of Violence in a Given Year 

by Stephen McGrath and Paul Gill

Terrorist Networks’ Productivity and Durability: A Comparative Multi-level Analysis
by Arie Perliger

Research Notes

The Importance of Financing in Enabling and Sustaining the Conflict in Syria (and

by Tom Keatinge

Special Research Notes Section: Bart Schuurman, Guest Editor

Using Primary Sources for Terrorism Research: Introducing Four Case Studies 
by Bart Schuurman

A History of the Hofstadgroup 
by Bart Schuurman, Quirine Eijkman and Edwin Bakker

The German Sauerland Cell Reconsidered 
by Quirine Eijkman

Operation Pendennis: A Case Study of an Australian Terrorist Plot 
by Bart Schuurman, Shandon Harris-Hogan, Andrew Zammit and Pete Lentini

Who Are They and Why Do They Go? The Radicalisation and Preparatory Processes of Dutch Jihadist Foreign Fighters 
by Daan Weggemans, Edwin Bakker and Peter Grol


Bibliography on Islamist Narratives and Western Counter-Narratives (Part 1)
Compiled and selected by Judith Tinnes

Bibliography on State Sponsored Terrorism and Assassinations Abroad; with Special
Emphasis on the Assassination of 28 July 1914 that Triggered World War I 

Selected and compiled by Eric Price

Book Reviews

John Horgan, The Psychology of Terrorism [Revised and updated second edition]. New
York, NY: Routledge: 2014. 184 pages, US$170.00 [Hardcover], ISBN: 978-0-415-69800-9;
US$42.95 [Paperback], ISBN: 978-0-415-69802-3. 

Reviewed by Jeff Victoroff

Andrew Silke (Ed.), Prisons, Terrorism and Extremism: Critical Issues in Management,
Radicalisation and Reform. New York, NY: Routledge, 2014. 312 pages, US$ 150 .00
[Hardcover], US$ 45.95 [Paperback], ISBN-13: 978-0415810371.

Reviewed by Jacqueline Bates-Gaston

“Counterterrorism Bookshelf”: 47 Books on Terrorism & Counter-terrorism Related Subjects 
by Joshua Sinai


News from the National and Regional Networks of Ph.D Thesis Writers 

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Welcome from Editor 


Say Terrorist, Think Insurgent: Labeling and Analyzing Contemporary Terrorist Actors 
by Assaf Moghadam, Ronit Berger, and Polina Beliakova

News and Entertainment Media: Government’s Big Helpers in the Selling of

by Yaeli Bloch-Elkon and Brigitte L. Nacos

Making ‘Noise’ Online: An Analysis of the Say No to Terror Online Campaign 
by Anne Aly, Dana Weimann-Saks, and Gabriel Weimann

German Right-Wing Terrorism in Historical Perspective. A First Quantitative Overview
of the ‘Database on Terrorism in Germany (Right-Wing Extremism)’ – DTGrwx’ Project. 

by Daniel Koehler

Research Note

The Foreign Fighters’ Threat: What History Can (not) Tell Us 
by Jeanine de Roy van Zuijdewijn

Book Reviews

Fernando Reinares: ¡Matadlos!/ Quién estuvo detrás del 11-M y por qué se atentó en
España [“Kill Them! Who was Behind 3/11 and Why Spain was Targeted.”] 

Reviewed by Ely Karmon

Morten Storm with Paul Cruickshank & Tim Lister, Agent Storm: My Life Inside Al Qaeda
and the CIA 

Reviewed by Joshua Sinai

“Counterterrorism Bookshelf”: 17 Books on Terrorism & Counter-terrorism Related Subjects
by Joshua Sinai


Bibliography: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Part 1) 
Compiled and selected by Judith Tinnes

Bibliography: Domestic State (or Regime) Terrorism and Repression 
Compiled and selected by Eric Price


The IS-Caliphate: What Should Be Done to Prevent it from Spinning out of Control?
by Philipp Holtmann


TRI Award for Best PhD Thesis 2014: Call for Submissions 

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