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Volume XIV, 2020

Complete Issue

Welcome from the Editors

Articles

Detecting Future ‘Marawis’: Considering Alternative Indicators for Assessing the Potential for New Manifestations of Violent Extremism in Mindanao
by Joseph Franco

The Threat of Transnational Terrorist Groups in Kashmir
by Abhinav Pandya

Research Notes

Learning in a Double Loop: The Strategic Transformation of Al-Qaeda
by Michael Fürstenberg and Carolin Görzig

Brain and Body “Fingerprints” of Existential Anxiety and their Relevance for the Identification of Potential Terrorists
by Linda Wendelberg

A New Inventory of 30 Terrorism Databases and Data Sets
by Neil G. Bowie

Online Deceptions: Renegotiating Gender Boundaries on ISIS Telegram
by Meili Criezis

Resources

Handbook of Terrorism and Counter Terrorism Post 9/11, edited by David M. Jones, Paul Schulte, Carl Ungerer, and M.R. Smith. Cheltenham, Glos.: Edward Elgar, 2019
Reviewed by Alex P. Schmid

Counterterrorism Bookshelf: 62 Books on Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism-Related Subjects
Reviewed by Joshua Sinai

Bibliography: Deradicalization
Compiled and selected by Judith Tinnes

Bibliography: Terrorism by Country – Iran
Compiled and selected by Judith Tinnes

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

M.A. and Ph.D. Theses on Terrorism, Violent Extremism and Nationalism
Compiled and selected by Brody C. McDonald

Announcements

Conference Calendar
Compiled and selected by Olivia Kearney

TRI Thesis Award Information

Words of Appreciation

About Perspectives on Terrorism

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Welcome from the Editors

Articles

Introduction to the Special Issue: Violent Mobilization and Non-Mobilization in the North Caucasus
by Julie Wilhelmsen and Mark Youngman

Ideology along the Contours of Power: The Case of the Caucasus Emirate
by Mark Youngman

Exclusion and Inclusion: The Core of Chechen Mobilization to Jihad
by Julie Wilhelmsen

What Drove Young Dagestani Muslim to Join ISIS? A Study Based on Social Movement Theory and Collective Framing
by Domitilla Sagramoso and Akhmet Yarlykapov

Jihad at Home or Leaving for Syria and Iraq: Understanding the Motivations of Dagestani Salafists
by Jean-François Ratelle

Gender and Jihad: Women from the Caucasus in the Syrian Conflict
by Aleksandre Kvakhadze

Islamic Conflict and Violence in Local Communities: Lessons from the North Caucasus
by Irina V. Starodubrovskaya

Violence and the Dynamics of Political Settlements in Post-Soviet Kabardino-Balkaria
by Jan Koehler, Alexey Gunya, Murat Shogenov and Asker Tumov

Resources

Bibliography: Terrorism in, or Originating from, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Russia (Part 2)
Compiled and selected by Judith Tinnes

Counterterrorism Bookshelf: 51 Books on Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism Related Subjects
Reviewed by Joshua Sinai

Book Review: A. Gansewig & M. Walsh. Biographiebasierte Massnahmen in der schulischen Präventions-und
Bildungsarbeit [Biography-based Measures in Prevention and Education Work in Schools]
. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2020

Reviewed by Nina Käsehage

Bibliography: Women and Terrorism
Compiled and selected by Judith Tinnes

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

Announcements

Conference Calendar
Compiled and selected by Reinier Bergema

Message from the Chairman of the Jury for the TRI Thesis Award

Announcement from the Editors of Perspectives on Terrorism

About Perspectives on Terrorism

Supplemental file

Koehler et al. Case Studies from "Violence and the Dynamics of Political Settlements in Post-Soviet Kabardino-Balkaria"

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Welcome from the Editors

Articles

Idiosyncratic Terrorism: Disaggregating an Undertheorized Concept
by Jesse J. Norris

Failed States and Terrorism: Justifiability of Transnational Interventions from a Counterterrorism Perspective 
by Aleksandar Pašagić

A Broad Spectrum of Signs of Islamic Radicalisation and Extremism in a Country without a Single Terrorist Attack: The Case of Slovenia 
by Iztok Prezelj & Klemen Kocjancic

Suspect Community: A Product of the Prevention of Terrorism Acts or a Product of Conflict Dynamics?
by Emma Ylitalo-James

Research Notes

COVID-19 and Terrorism 
by Gary Ackerman and Hayley Peterson

Countering Terrorist Acts Against Christian Places of Worship 
by Katalin Pethő-Kiss 

Right-Wing Terror A Fifth Global Wave?
by Vincent A. Auger

More Grist to the Mill? Reciprocal Radicalisation and Reactions to Terrorism in the Far-Right Digital
Milieu 

by Benjamin Lee and Kim Knott

Policy Notes

'Remodelling': The Need for More Robust Models and Metrics for Counterterrorism Threat Analysis
by Jason A. Bakas

Resources 

Bibliography: Children, Youth and Terrorism
Compiled and selected by Judith Tinnes

Bibliography: Internet-Driven Right-Wing Terrorism
Compiled and selected by Judith Tinnes

Counterterrorism Bookshelf: 17 Books on Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism Related Subjects
Reviewed by Joshua Sinai

Book Review: Klaus Hock & Nina Käsehage (Eds.).’ Militant Islam’ vs. ‘Islamic Militancy’? Religion,
Violence, Category Formation and Applied Research.
Contested Fields in the Discourses of Scholarship

Reviewed by Ahmet S. Yayla

Book Review: Florian Hartleb. Lone Wolf. The New Terrorism of Right-Wing Single Actors
Reviewed by José Pedro Zúquete

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

Announcements

Conference Calendar
Compiled and selected by Reinier Bergema

About Perspectives on Terrorism

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Welcome from the Editors

Introduction to the Special Issue
by Jorge M. Lasmar and Rashmi Singh

Articles

Illicit Trade and Terrorism 
by Louise I. Shelley

Breaking Hezbollah’s ‘Golden Rule’: An Inside Look at the Modus Operandi of Hezbollah’s Islamic Jihad Organization 
By Matthew Levitt

ISIS Resurgence in Al Hawl Camp and Human Smuggling Enterprises in Syria: Crime and Terror
Convergence? 

by Christian Vianna de Azevedo

The Use of Terrorist Tools by Criminal Organizations: The Case of the Brazilian Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC) 
by Guilherme Damasceno Fonseca

Cartel-Related Violence in Mexico as Narco-Terrorism or Criminal Insurgency: A Literature Review
by David Teiner

Network vs. Network: Countering Crime-Terror by Combining the Strengths of Law Enforcement, Military and Academia
by Christian Vianna de Azevedo & Sara Pollak Dudley

Resources

Bibliography: Terrorism and Organized Crime in Latin America 
Compiled and selected by David Teiner

Counterterrorism Bookshelf: 28 Books on Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism-Related Subjects
Reviewed by Joshua Sinai

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

Book Review: Kurt Braddock, Weaponized Words: The Strategic Role of Persuasion in Violent Radicalization and Counter-Radicalization
Reviewed by William Allchorn

Book Review: Jonathan Matusitz, Global Jihad in Muslim and non-Muslim Contexts
Reviewed by Nancy Hartevelt Kobrin

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

Announcements

Conference Monitor
Compiled by Reinier Bergema

About Perspectives on Terrorism

Complete issue 

Welcome from the Editors

Articles

Donald Trump: Aggressive Rhetoric and Political Violence 
by Brigitte L. Nacos, Robert Y. Shapiro, and Yaeli Bloch-Elkon

Taking Fourth-Generation Warfare to the Skies? An Empirical Exploration of Non-State Actors’ Use
of Weaponised Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs – ‘Drones’)

by Håvard Haugstvedt and Jan Otto Jacobsen

Is Youth Unemployment Related to Domestic Terrorism? 
by Adesoji Adelaja and Justin George

Structural Equation Modeling of Terrorism Perception: New Correlates of Perception Formation
by Niyazi Ekici and Huseyin Akdogan

A Comparative Analysis of the Nature and Evolution of the Domestic Jihadist Threat to Australia and
Canada (2000-2020) 

by Shandon Harris-Hogan, Lorne L. Dawson and Amarnath Amarasingam

Organizational Capacity and Constituency Dominance: Why Some Militant Groups Wage Sustained
Insurgencies

by Michael Shkolnik

The Logic of Violence in Africa’s Extremist Insurgencies 
by Anouar Boukhars

Research Notes

Fabricated Martyrs: The Warrior-Saint Icons of Far-Right Terrorism
by Ari Ben Am and Gabriel Weimann

Resources

Counterterrorism Bookshelf: 19 Books on Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism
Reviewed by Joshua Sinai

Book Review: Aaron Zelin, Your Sons Are at Your Service: Tunisia’s Missionaries of Jihad (2020)
Reviewed by Fabio Merone

Book Review: Haroro J. Ingram, Craig Whiteside, and Charlie Winter, The ISIS Reader: Milestone Texts
of the Islamic State Movement (2020)

Reviewed by Aaron Zelin

Bibliography: Democracy and Terrorism
Compiled and Selected by Judith Tinnes

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

Announcements

Conference Monitor/Calendar of Events
Compiled by Olivia J. Kearney

About Perspectives on Terrorism

Complete issue

Welcome from the Editors

Articles

Restraint in Terrorist Groups and Radical Milieus: Towards a Research Agenda
by Joel Busher and Tore Bjørgo

Non-Involvement in Terrorist Violence: Understanding the Most Common Outcome of Radicalization Processes
by Bart Schuurman

Learning from the Lack of Political Violence: Conceptual Issues and Research Designs
by Leena Malkki

Why the Nordic Resistance Movement Restrains Its Use of Violence
by Tore Bjørgo and Jacob Aasland Ravndal

The Internal Brakes on Violent Escalation within the British Extreme Right in the 1990s
by Graham Macklin

On the Permissibility of Homicidal Violence: Perspectives from Former US White Supremacists
by Steven Windisch, Pete Simi, Kathleen M. Blee, and Matthew DeMichele

Internal Debates, Doubts and Discussions on the Scope of Jihadi Violence: The Case of the Turnup Terror Squad
by Donald Holbrook

A Downward Scale Shift? The Case of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham
by Silvia Carenzi

Crossing the Rubicon: The Limits of Insurgent Violence in Kabardino-Balkaria
by Mark Youngman

Violence and Restraint within Antifa: A View from the United States
by Nigel Copsey and Samuel Merrill

From the Armed Struggle against the Dictatorship to the Socialist Revolution: The Narrative Restraints to Lethal Violence among Radical Left Organisations in Portugal
by Raquel da Silva and Ana Sofia Ferreira

Reality Check: The Real IRA’s Tactical Adaptation and Restraint in the Aftermath of the Omagh Bombing
by John Morrison

The Dynamics of Restraint in the Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty Campaign
by Rune Ellefsen and Joel Busher

Understanding Peace and Restraint amidst Ethnic Violence: Evidence from Kenya and Kyrgyzstan
by Sarah Jenkins

Resources

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

Bibliography: Defining and Conceptualizing Terrorism Compiled and selected by Judith Tinnes

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

Announcements

Conference Monitor/Calendar of Events (December 2020)
Compiled by Reinier Bergema

About Perspectives on Terrorism

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