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Volume XI 2017

Full issue
Welcome from the Editors


The ISIS Emni: the Origins and Inner Workings of ISIS’s Intelligence Apparatus
by Anne Speckhard and Ahmet S. Yayla

Women of the Caliphate the Mechanism for Women’s Incorporation into the Islamic

by Hamoon Khelghat-Doost

Blast Through the Past Terrorist Attacks on Art and Antiquities as a Reconquest of the
Modern Jihadi Identity

by Kristy Campion

Ansar al-Sharia in Libya an Enduring Threat
by Henrik Gråtrud and Vidar Benjamin Skretting

Research Notes

Deciphering Ayman Al-Zawahiri and Al-Qaeda’s Strategic and Ideological Imperatives
by Sajjan M. Gohel

An Empirical Analysis of Causes of Islamist Radicalisation Italian Case Study
by Michele Groppi

Special Correspondence

De-radicalising Militant Salafists
by Nina Käsehage


Bibliography on Islamist Narratives and Western Counter-Narratives
by Judith Tinnes

Online Resources for the Analysis of Terrorism and Related Subjects
by Berto Jongman

Book Review Marc Sageman. Misunderstanding Terrorism
by Joshua Sinai

Capsule Book Reviews
by Joshua Sinai

Editorial Announcements

Words of Appreciation from the Editors
by Alex P. Schmid and James J.F. Forest

News from TRI’s National Networks of Ph.D. Theses Writers: The Netherlands-Flanders

by Jeanine de Rooy Zuijdewijn

Award for Best Ph.D. Thesis 2016 31 March 2017 Deadline for Submissions Approaching

by Alex P. Schmid (Chairman TRI Thesis Awards)

Announcement about Organisational Changes of Perspectives on Terrorism
by Alex P. Schmid and James J.F. Forest

Two New Positions Available at Perspectives on Terrorism
by Alex P. Schmid

About Perspectives on Terrorism

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Welcome from the Editors


Israel's Policy in Extortionist Terror Attacks (Abduction and Hostage Barricade

by Boaz Ganor

The Dawa'ish A Collective Profile of IS Commanders
by Ronen Zeidel

Assessing the Feasibility of a 'Wilayah Mindanao'
by Joseph Franco

Awareness Trainings and Detecting Jihadists among Asylum Seekeers A Case Study from
the Netherlands

by Joris van Wijk and Maarten P. Bolhuis

Research Notes

Terrorism Events Data An Inventory of Databases and Data Sets, 1968-2017
by Neil G. Bowie

Toward Academic Consensus Definitions of Radicalism and Extremism
by Astrid Bötticher

Central Asian Jihadists in the Front Line
by Ely Karmon

Special Correspondence

Does the Proposed Cure Address the Problem. Examining the Trump Administration's
Executive Order on Immigration from Muslim-majority Countries Using Publicly
Available Data on Terrorism
by Daniel Milton

The Islamic State after the Caliphate - Can IS Go Underground 
by Thomas McCabe


Bibliography Root Causes of Terrorism Compiled and Selected
by Judith Tinnes

Recent Online Resources for the Analysis of Terrorism and Related
Subjects Compiled and Selected

by Berto Jongman

Academic Theses (Ph.D. and MA) on Terrorism and Counterterrorism-Related Issues,
written in English between 2013 and 2017 compiled and Selected

by Ryan Scrivens

Book Reviews

Marc Sageman. Turning to Political Violence. The Emergence of Terrorism Reviewed
by Alex P. Schmid

Geoff Dean. Neurocognitive Risk Assessment for the Early Detection of Violent Extremists Reviewed
by Leiya Lemkey and Daniel T. Wilcox

Joseph Daher. Hezbollah The Political Economy of Lebanon's Party of God Reviewed
by Richard C. Dietrich

Counterterrorism Bookshelf 15 Books on Terrorism & Counterterrorism-Related
Subjects Capsule Reviews

by Joshua Sinai


TRI Thesis Award 2016 Top Finalists Identified 
by the TRI Thesis Award Jury

About Perspectives on Terrorism

Full issue
Welcome from the Editors


Thirty Years after its Foundation - Where is al-Qaida Going
by Anne Stenersen

Revisiting al-Qaida’s Foundation and Early History
y Leah Farrall                           

Al-Qaida and the Pakistani Harakat Movement Reflections and Questions
about the Pre-2001 Period

by Don Rassler

The Jihadi Social Movement (JSM) Between Factional Hegemonic Drive,
National Realities, and Transnational Ambitions

by Jerome Drevon

Jihadi Competition and Political Preferences
by Tore Hammin

The Spread of its Message Studying the Prominence of al-Qaida Materials
in UK Terrorism Investigations

by Donald Holbrook

Islamic State and Technology – a Literature Review
by Truls Tønnessen

Islamic State and Al-Nusra Exploring Determinants of Chemical Weapons Usage

by Geoffrey Chapman

Al-Qaida’s Complex Balancing Act in Syria
by Charles Lister

Success for al-Qaida in Syria
by Aymenn al-Tamimi

The Strategic Logic of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham
by Sam Heller

Downplaying Jihad in Jordan’s Educational Curriculum, 2013-2017
by Kirk Sowell

Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb and the Dilemmas of Jihadi Loyalty
by Jean-Pierre Filiu

Demystifying al-Qaida’s Impact in Nigeria Cases from Boko Haram’s Founding,
Launch of Jihad and Suicide Bombings

by Jacob Zenn

Al-Qaida’s Strategy in Libya Keep it Local, Stupid
by Rhiannon Smith and Jason Pack


Bibliography Al-Qaeda and its Affiliated Organizations (Part 1)
by Judith Tinnes

Recent Online Resources for the Analysis of Terrorism and Related Subjects
by Berto Jongman


About Perspectives on Terrorism

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