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Volume XII 2018

Perspectives on Terrorism 2018

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Welcome from the Editors

Table of Content


‘Terrorism’ or ‘Liberation’? Towards a Distinction: A Case Study of the Armed Struggle of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)
by Muttukrishna Sarvananthan

Tackling Terrorism’s Taboo: Shame
by Matthew Kriner

Spaces, Ties, and Agency: The Formation of Radical Networks
by Stefan Malthaner

Headhunting among Extremist Organizations: An Empirical Assessment of Talent Spotting
by Gina Ligon, Michael Logan and Steven Windisch

Policy Brief

Interview with Max Hill, QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation for the United Kingdom
Conducted by Sam Mullins

Research Notes

Erdogan's Turkey and the Palestinian Issue
by Ely Karmon & Michael Barak

130+ (Counter-) Terrorism Research Centres – an Inventory
Compiled and selected by Teun van Dongen

Book reviews

Ronen Bergman. Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations. New York: Random House, 2018.
Reviewed by Joshua Sinai

Aviva Guttmann. The Origins of International Counterterrorism. London, King's College, 2017.
Reviewed by Beatrice de Graaf

Counterterrorism Bookshelf: 20 Books on Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism-Related Subjects
Reviewed by Joshua Sinai


Bibliography: Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) [Part 4]
Compiled and selected by Judith Tinnes

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

A Response to Jacob Zenn on Boko Haram and al-Qa‘ida
by Adam Higazi, Brandon Kendhammer, Kyari Mohammed, Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos, and Alex Thurston

From TRI’s Network of Ph.D. Theses Writers: Upcoming and Recently Completed Ph.D.
Theses – Canada and The Netherlands/Flanders (Belgium)

by Ryan Scrivens and Jeanine de Roy van Zuidewijn


Job Vacancy at Perspectives on Terrorism: Assistant Editor for Conference Monitoring.

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Welcome from the Guest Editors

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Investigating Terrorism from the Extreme Right: A Review of Past and Present Research
by Jacob Aasland Ravndal and Tore Bjørgo

Understanding the Micro-Situational Dynamics of White Supremacist Violence in the United States
by Steven Windisch, Pete Simi, Kathleen Blee, and Matthew DeMichele

Patterns of Fatal Extreme-Right Crime in the United States
by Joshua D. Freilich, Steven M. Chermak, Jeff Gruenewald, William S. Parkin, and Brent R. Klein

Explaining the Spontaneous Nature of Far-Right Violence in the United States
by Matthew Sweeney and Arie Perliger

Recent Trends in German Right-Wing Violence and Terrorism: What are the Contextual Factors behind ‘Hive Terrorism’?
by Daniel Koehler

Right-Wing Terrorism and Violence in Putin’s Russia
by Johannes Due Enstad

Only Bullets will Stop Us!’ – The Banning of National Action in Britain
by Graham Macklin

Right-Wing Terrorism and Violence in Hungary at the Beginning of the 21st Century
by Miroslav Mareš

Italy, No Country for Acting Alone? Lone Actor Radicalisation in the Neo-Fascist Milieu
by Pietro Castelli Gattinara, Francis O’Connor, and Lasse Lindekilde

Background and Preparatory Behaviours of Right-Wing Extremist Lone Actors: A Comparative Study
by Noémie Bouhana, Emily Corner, Paul Gill and Bart Schuurman

Terrorist Target Selection: The Case of Anders Behring Breivik
by Cato Hemmingby and Tore Bjørgo


Bibliography of Works on the Extreme Right Cited in this Special Issue
Compiled by Jørgen Eikvar Axelsen


Conference Monitor/Calendar of Events
Compiled and Selected by Reinier Bergema

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