Perspectives on Terrorism



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Vol 9, No 4 (2015): Perspectives on Terrorism

Special issue on the Islamic State

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Issue

Welcome from the Editors PDF HTML
James J.F. Forest


A Long Way from Success: Assessing the War on the Islamic State PDF HTML
Charles Lister
Assessing the Islamic State’s Commitment to Attacking the West PDF HTML
Thomas Hegghammer, Petter Nesser
Understanding Jihadi Proto-States PDF HTML
Brynjar Lia
Is ISIS a Revolutionary Group and if Yes, What Are the Implications? PDF HTML
Stathis Kalyvas
Heirs of Zarqawi or Saddam? The relationship between al-Qaida in Iraq and the Islamic State PDF HTML
Truls H. Tønnessen
The Metronome of Apocalyptic Time: Social Media as Carrier Wave for Millenarian Contagion PDF HTML
J.M. Berger
The Dreams of Islamic State PDF HTML
Iain R. Edgar
Picture Or It Didn’t Happen: A Snapshot of the Islamic State’s Official Media Output PDF HTML
Aaron Y. Zelin
The Concept of Bay‘a in the Islamic State’s Ideology PDF HTML
Joas Wagemakers
Social Media, Recruitment, Allegiance and the Islamic State PDF HTML
Scott Gates, Sukanya Podder
The Evolution in Islamic State Administration: The Documentary Evidence PDF HTML
Aymenn al-Tamimi
The Islamic State’s Eastern Frontier: Ramadi and Fallujah as Theaters of Sectarian Conflict PDF HTML
Kirk Sowell
Understanding the Daesh Economy PDF HTML
Jamie Hansen-Lewis, Jacob N. Shapiro
Let Them Rot: The Challenges and Opportunities of Containing rather than Countering the Islamic State PDF HTML
Clint Watts


Bibliography: The Islamic State (ISIS) PDF HTML
Judith Tinnes

Notes from the Editor

Job Announcement: CTSS Director PDF HTML

Complete Issue

Perspectives on Terrorism, Volume 9, Issue 4 PDF
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Perspectives on Terrorism is  a journal of the Terrorism Research Initiative and the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies

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