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Bibliography: Foreign Fighters of Terrorism

Compiled by Eric Price

[BSPT–EP -2015 0-1]

NB: some of the items listed below are clickable and allow access to the full text; those with an asterix [*] only have a clickable table of contents/only more information.

International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (2014) Addressing the Foreign Terrorist Fighters Phenomenon from a European Union Perspective. Global Center on Cooperative Security, Human Security Collective, and International Centre for Counter-Terrorism: The Hague [http://www.globalcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Dec2014_EU-FTFS_GCCS_HSC_ICCT.pdf]

Leonard, E. & Ramsay, G. (Eds.) (2013) Globalizing Somalia: multilateral, international and transnational repercussions of conflict. [conference: Globalisations of the Conflict in Somalia: University of St. Andrews; 2000]. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic [*http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/globalizing-somalia-9781780935829/]

Mardini, R. (Ed.) (2010) Volatile landscape: Iraq and its insurgent movements. Washington, DC: The Jamestown Foundation [*http://lccn.loc.gov/2012372736]

Rabasa, A. (2014) Patterns of Islamist Radicalization and Terrorism in Europe New York: Cambridge University Press [*http://www.rand.org/pubs/commercial_books/CB538.html]

Non-conventional Literature

Australia, Senate. The Parliament of the Commonwealth of (2013) Counter-terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014 Federal Government Office: Canberra, Australia. [http://www.attorneygeneral.gov.au/Mediareleases/Documents/140923-EMCTForeignFightersBill2014.pdf]

Australia. The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia Advisory report on the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014 Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security October 2014 Canberra. [http://www.aph.gov.au/~/media/02%20parliamentary%20business/24%20committees/244%20joint%20committees/pjcis/foreign%20fighters%20bill/committeereport_17oct2014.pdf]

Bakker, C. P. & Entenmann, E. (2013) Dealing with European Foreign Fighters in Syria: Governance Challenges and Legal Implications. The Hague: The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) [http://www.icct.nl/download/file/ICCT-Bakker-Paulussen-Entenmann-Dealing-With-European-Foreign-Fighters-in-Syria.pdf]

Barrett, R. (2014) Foreign Fighters in Syria. New York: The Soufan Group. [http://soufangroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/TSG-Foreign-Fighters-in-Syria.pdf]

Bjelopera, J. P. (2014) American Foreign Fighters and the Islamic State: Broad Challenges for Federal Law Enforcement. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service [http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc462324/m1/1/high_res_d/IN10154_2014Sep09.pdf]

Blavicki, S. (200) Islamist terrorist networks in Bosnia and Herzegovina. [Thesis] Naval Postgraduate School [http://hdl.handle.net/10945/4643]

Buttarelli, G. (2015) Counter-terrorism, De-Radicalisation and Foreign Fighters Joint debate during the extraordinary meeting of the LIBE Committee, European Parliament, Brussels, 27 January 2015. Brussels: European Data Protection Supervisor, E.U. [https://secure.edps.europa.eu/EDPSWEB/webdav/site/mySite/shared/Documents/EDPS/Publications/Speeches/2015/15-01-27_Libe_speech_GB_EN.pdf]

Byman, D. & Shapiro, J. (2014) Be Afraid. Be Afraid a Little Afraid: The Threat of Terrorism from Western Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq foreign policy at Brookings; POLICY PAPER, Number 34, November 2014. Washington, D.C.: Brookings [http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/research/files/papers/2014/11/western%20foreign%20fighters%20in%20syria%20and%20iraq%20byman%20shapiro/be%20afraid%20%20web.pdf]

Chamberlin, P. (2009) Preparing for Dawn: The United States and the Global Politics of Palestinian Resistance, 1967-1975. [Thesis] Ohio State University [http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1243876457]

Felter, J & Fishman, B. (2007) Al-Qa’ida’s Foreign Fighters in Iraq: A First Look at the Sinjar Records US Military Academy, West Point: New York [http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA474986]

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian (2014) Foreign Fighters under International Law Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian. [http://www.geneva-academy.ch/docs/publications/Briefings%20and%20In%20breifs/Foreign%20Fighters%20Under%20International%20Law%20Briefing%20no7.pdf]

Global Center on Cooperative Security (2014). Opening Meeting of the GCTF “Foreign Terrorist Fighters” Initiative. The Hague: Global Counterterrorism Forum [https://www.thegctf.org/documents/95472/0/14Mar19_Summary_Opening+Meeting+of+FTF+Initiative_19-20+Feb+2014+The+Hague.pdf]

Global Center on Cooperative Security, Human Security Collective, and International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (2014). Addressing the Foreign Terrorist Fighters Phenomenon from a European Union Perspective: UN Security Council Resolution 2178, Legal Issues, and Challenges and Opportunities for EU Foreign Security and Development Policy. Goshen,IN: Global Center on Cooperative Security. [http://www.clingendael.nl/sites/default/files/Addressing-foreign-terrorist-fighters-phenomenon-EU-perspective.pdf]

Hafez, M. (2011) Martyrs without Borders: Iraq’s Foreign Fighters and the Third Generation of Global Jihad . College Park: START (University of Maryland) [http://www.start.umd.edu/research-projects/martyrs-without-borders-iraqs-foreign-fighters-and-third-generation-global-jihad]

Holman, T. (2014) Foreign Fighters from the Western Balkans in Syria. Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, N.Y. [https://www.ctc.usma.edu/posts/foreign-fighters-from-the-western-balkans-in-syria]

INTERPOL (2014) INTERPOL’ global role against foreign terrorist fighters recognized in UN Resolution. Lyon: INTERPOL [http://www.interpol.int/News-and-media/News/2014/N2014-183]

Jayakumar, S. (2014) Biker Gang Chic and ‘Reverse Jihad’: The “Other” Foreign Fighters. Singapore: Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) [http://www.rsis.edu.sg/.../co14215-biker-gang-chic-and-reverse-jihad-the-other- foreign-fighters/]

Kern, S. (June, 2014) British Jihadists and the UK Surveillance State.

New York: The Gatestone Institute [http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4379/uk-jihadists-surveillance]

Kern, S. (January, 2014) European Jihadists in Syria; More and Younger. New York: The Gatestone Institute [http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4139/european-jihadists-syria]

Kern, S. (September, 2014) Switzerland: Land of Jihad. New York: The Gatestone Institute [http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4732/switzerland-land-of-jihad]

Lavender, L. (2013) Europe’s Challenge: The Return of the Foreign Fighters. Norfolk, Virginia: CFC, NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT). [http://www.scribd.com/doc/185765676/CFC-Thematic-Report-Europe-s-Challenge-The-Return-of-the-Foreign-Fighters-19-November-2013]

Mayr-Harting, T. (2014) EU Statement – United Nations Security Council: Combatting Terrorism and Violent Extremism. European Union Delegation to the United Nations: New York [http://eu-un.europa.eu/articles/en/article_15763_en.htm]

McCarthy, N. (2014) Where Syria’s Foreign Fighters Come From. New York: The Statista. [http://www.statista.com/chart/2658/where-syrias-foreign-fighters-come-from/]

Medina, R.M. & Hepner, G.P. (2013) The geography of international terrorism: an introduction to spaces and places of violent non-state groups. Boca Raton: CRC Press

[http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781439886861]

[http://www.gbv.de/dms/sub-hamburg/732499526.pdf]

The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center (2014) Foreign fighters from Western countries in the ranks of the rebel organizations affiliated with Al-Qaeda and the global jihad in Syria. [http://www.terrorism-info.org.il/Data/articles/Art_20616/E_208_13_409304481.pdf]

Mendelsohn, B. (2011) Foreign Fighters–Recent Trends Foreign Policy Research Institute: Philadelphia, PA. [http://www.fpri.org/docs/media/mendelsohn.foreignfighters.pdf]

Noonan, M. P. (Ed.) (2011) The Foreign Fighters Problem, Recent Trends and Case Studies. Philadelphia, PA., U.S.: Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) [http://www.fpri.org/docs/media/ForeignFightersProblem.pdf]

Noonan, M. P. (Ed.) (2010) Foreign Fighters, Sovereignty, and Counter-Terrorism Philadelphia, PA.,U.S.: Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) [http://www.fpri.org/docs/media/ForeignFightersSovereigntyCounterTerrorism_Noonan.pdf]

Noor, F.A. & Dorsey, J.M. (2014) Responding to the Islamic State’s Foreign Fighters: Retribution or Rehabilitation? Singapore: Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) [http://www.rsis.edu.sg/rsis-publication/rsis/co14176/]

Peeters, B. (2014) Choosing battles: A cross-case analysis of seven Muslim foreign fighter mobilizations (1980-2014). [Thesis] Universiteit Utrecht [http://dspace.library.uu.nl:8080/handle/1874/298875]

Price, B. (2014) The Group that calls itself a State: understanding the evolution and challenges of the Islamic State West Point, N.Y.: Combating Terrorism Center [https://www.ctc.usma.edu/posts/the-group-that-calls-itself-a-state-understanding-the-evolution-and-challenges-of-the-islamic-state]

Rand, D. & Vassalo, A. (2014) Bringing the Fight Back Home: Western Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria. Washington, DC: Center for a New American Security (CNAS) [http://www.cnas.org/sites/default/files/publications-pdf/CNAS_ForeignFighters_policybrief.pdf]

Repo, J. I. (2006) Gendering the War on Terrorism: Discourses and Representations of Masculinities and Femininities [Thesis] University of Helsinki

[http://hdl.handle.net/10138/12268]

[https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/12268?show=full&locale-attribute=en]

Roul, A. (2015) The Call of the Islamic State Resonates across South Asia. Zürich: ETH [http://www.isn.ethz.ch/DigitalLibrary/Articles/Detail/?lng=en&ord61=alphaNavi&id=187611]

Sinkkonen, T. (2013) Counterterrorism in external action: The EU’s toolbox for responding to terrorism abroad. Helsinki: Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) [http://www.fiia.fi/en/publication/339/counterterrorism_in_external_action/]

Sinkkonen, T. (2015) War on Two Fronts: The EU Perspective on the Foreign Terrorist Fighters of ISIL. Helsinki: Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) [http://www.fiia.fi/en/publication/470/war_on_two_fronts/]

Switzerland. Eidgenössisches Departement für auswärtige Angelegenheiten EDA (2014) The role of the OSCE in addressing current terrorist challenges.[2014 Chairmanship OSCE-wide Counter-Terrorism Conference] Bern: Swiss Foreign Office [https://www.eda.admin.ch/dam/eda/en/documents/recent/20140429-Interlaken-Terrorismus-Factsheet_EN.pdf]

Szakal, M.V. (2014) Reporting Through the Grapevine: Western and Tunisian Media on “Foreign Fighters” in Syria. Nawaat (Tunisia). [http://nawaat.org/portail/2014/09/20/reporting-through-the-grapevine-western-and-tunisian-media-on-foreign-fighters-in-syria/]

Tate, J, & Sharma, S. (2014) Foreign Fighters Flow to Syria. New York: The Soufan Group. [http://soufangroup.com/tsg-report-quoted-in-wapo-foreign-fighters-flow-to-syria/]

TRAC (2015) Focus on Africa: Foreign Jihadist foot print (Foreign Fighters and supporting cell structure). Florida: Terrorism Research & Analysis Consortium (TRAC). [http://www.trackingterrorism.org/content/trac-focus-africa-foreign-jihadist-foot-print-foreign-fighters-and-supporting-cell-structure]

United Nations (2014) Security Council high-level summit tackles growing threat of foreign terrorist fighters. New York: UN News Centre. [http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48824#.VNy3cKF0wy8]

United Nations. Security Council (2014) [7272nd Meeting (PM) SC/11580] Security Council Unanimously Adopts Resolution Condemning Violent Extremism, Underscoring Need to Prevent Travel, Support for Foreign Terrorist Fighters. New York: U.N. [http://www.un.org/press/en/2014/sc11580.doc.htm]

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats (2014) Islamist foreign fighters returning home and the threat to Europe: hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 19, 2014 Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office [http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-113hhrg89816/html/CHRG-113hhrg89816.htm]

van Zuijdewijn, J.H. de Roy (2014) Fearing the Western Muslim Foreign Fighter: The Connection between Fighting the Defensive Jihad and Terrorist Activity in the West. [Thesis] Universiteit Utrecht [http://dspace.library.uu.nl:8080/handle/1874/290146]

van Zuijdewijn, J.H. de. Roy & Bakker, E. (2014) Returning Western foreign fighters: The case of Afghanistan, Bosnia and Somalia The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT): The Hague [http://www.trackingterrorism.org/sites/default/files/chatter/ICCT-De-Roy-van-Zuijdewijn-Bakker-Returning-Western-Foreign-Fighters-June-2014.pdf]

Watts, C. (2014) Syria: Suffering the effects of the 2nd Foreign Fighter Glut Foreign Policy Research Institute: Philadelphia [http://www.fpri.org/geopoliticus/2013/05/syria-suffering-effects-2nd-foreign-fighter-glut]

Zelin, A.Y. (2013) Up to 11,000 Foreign Fighters in Syria; Steep Rise Among Western Europeans. Washington, DC: Washington Institute. [http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/up-to-11000-foreign-fighters-in-syria-steep-rise-among-western-europeansUp to 11,000 Foreign Fighters in Syria; Steep Rise Among Western Europeans]

Zelin, A.Y. (2013) Who Are the Foreign Fighters in Syria? Washington: Washington Institute.[http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/who-are-the-foreign-fighters-in-syria]

Prime Journal Articles

Agbiboa, D.E. Terrorism without Borders: Somalia’s Al-Shabaab and the global jihad network Journal of Terrorism Research 5 (1) 2014 [http://ojs.st-andrews.ac.uk/index.php/jtr/article/view/826/705]

Attuquayefio, P. Drones, The US and the New Wars in Africa Journal of Terrorism Research 5 (3) 2014 [http://ojs.st-andrews.ac.uk/index.php/jtr/article/view/942/757]

Bartolo, R. Decentralised Leadership in Contemporary Jihadism: Towards a Global Social Movement Journal of Terrorism Research 2 (1) 2011 [http://ojs.st-andrews.ac.uk/index.php/jtr/article/view/173/178]

Bergen, P. & Reynolds, A. Blowback Revisited–Today’s Insurgents in Iraq Are Tomorrow’s Terrorists Foreign Affairs November / December 2005

[http://www.americaandtheworld.com/assets/media/pdfs/Bergen_Reynolds.pdf]

[http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/61190/peter-bergen-and-alec-reynolds/blowback-revisited]

Hegghammer. T. The Rise of Muslim Foreign Fighters: Islam and the Globalization of Jihad International Security 35 (3, Winter) 2010/11 pp.53–94 [http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/isec_a_00023#.VMZFzKF0wy8]

Hegghammer. T. Should I Stay or Should I Go? Explaining Variation in Western

Jihadists’ Choice between Domestic and Foreign Fighting American Political Science Review 107 (February) 2013 pp.1-15. [http://hegghammer.com/_files/Hegghammer_-_Should_I_stay_or_should_I_go.pdf]

Hewitt, C. & Kelley-Moore, J. Foreign Fighters in Iraq: A Cross-National Analysis of Jihadism Terrorism and Political Violence 21 (2) 2009, pp.211-220. [*http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09546550802544839#.VMDsndLF_z8

Levitt, M. Foreign Fighters and Their Economic Impact: a Case Study of Syria and al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) Perspectives on Terrorism 3 (3) 2009. [http://www.terrorismanalysts.com/pt/index.php/pot/article/view/74/html]

Ilyas, M. Islamist groups in the UK and recruitment Journal of Terrorism Research 4 (2) 2013 [http://ojs.st-andrews.ac.uk/index.php/jtr/article/view/631/600]

Joscelyn, T. Islamist foreign fighters returning home and the threat to Europe. The Long War Journal (September 19, 2014) [http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2014/09/islamist_foreign_fig.php#ixzz3Qs2UqQ9u]

Khan, R. The Death Knell for Foreign Fighters in Pakistan? CTC Sentinel 7 (8, August 27) 2014, pp.20–22 [https://www.ctc.usma.edu/posts/the-death-knell-for-foreign-fighters-in-pakistan]

Klausen, J. Tweeting the Jihad: Social Media Networks of Western Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 38 (1, 2 January) 2015, pp.1- 22. [*http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1057610X.2014.974948#.VMDu0NLF_z8]

Levitt, M. Foreign Fighters and Their Economic Impact: a Case Study of Syria and al-Qaeda in Iraq Perspectives on Terrorism 3 (3) 2009. [http://www.terrorismanalysts.com/pt/index.php/pot/article/view/74/html]

Li, D. A Universal Enemy? ‘Foreign Fighters’’ and Legal Regimes of Exclusion and Exemption Under the ``Global War on Terror’’ Columbia Human Rights Law Review 41 (2) 2010, pp. 355 – 428. [*http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1092&context=student_papers]

Marshall, W. Al-Qaeda in Gaza: Isolating “the Base” Journal of Terrorism Research 1 (1) 2011 [http://ojs.st-andrews.ac.uk/index.php/jtr/article/view/167/171]

McCaul, M. Europe Has a Jihadi Superhighway Problem Time (November, 11) 2014 [http://time.com/3578462/european-union-security-gap-foreign-fighters-terrorists/#]

Moorea, C. & Tumelty, P. Foreign Fighters and the Case of Chechnya: A Critical Assessment Studies in Conflict & Terrorism 31 (5) 2008, pp. 412–433 [*http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10576100801993347#.VMZD9aF0wy8]

Mustapha, J. The Mujahideen in Bosnia: the foreign fighter as cosmopolitan citizen and/or terrorist. Citizenship Studies 17 (6-7), 1 October) 2013, pp.742 – 755. [*http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13621025.2012.751718#.VMZFMtLF_z8]

Nesser, P. & Stenersen, A. The Modus Operandi of Jihadi Terrorists in Europe. Perspectives on Terrorism 8 (6) 2014 [http://www.terrorismanalysts.com/pt/index.php/pot/article/view/388/html]

Reem A-L, S. & Warkentin, S. Understanding Political Influence in Modern-Era Conflict: A Qualitative Historical Analysis of Hassan Nasrallah’s Speeches. Journal of Terrorism Research 3 (2) 2012 [http://ojs.st-andrews.ac.uk/index.php/jtr/article/view/382/425]

Sageman, M. & Clarke, R.A. A Strategy for Fighting International Islamist Terrorists. The Annals of The American Academy of Political and Social Science 618 (1, July) 2008, pp.223-231 [http://www.artisresearch.com/articles/Sageman_Strategy_for_Fighting.pdf]

Spencer, A.: Counter- (T)error – The Role of Immigration in the Fight against Terrorism Hamburg Review of Social Sciences (HRSS) 2 (2, August) 2007 pp.58 – 79. [http://www.hamburg-review.com/fileadmin/pdf/02_02/August_2007_3_Spencer.pdf]

Stenersen, A.: Al Qaeda’s Foot Soldiers: A Study of the Biographies of Foreign Fighters Killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan between 2002 and 2006. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 34 (3) 2011,pp.171-198. [*http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1057610X.2011.545934#.VMD-19LF_z8]

al-`Ubaydi, M.: Stories of Foreign Fighter Migration to Syria. CTC Sentinel 7 (8, August 27) 2014, pp.11-13. [https://www.ctc.usma.edu/posts/stories-of-foreign-fighter-migration-to-syria]

Weggemans, D. (et al.) Who Are They and Why Do They Go? The Radicalization and Preparatory Processes of Dutch Jihadist Foreign Fighters. Perspectives on Terrorism 8 (4) 2014 [http://www.terrorismanalysts.com/pt/index.php/pot/article/view/365/html]

van Zuijdewijn, J. de Roy.: The Foreign Fighters’ Threat: What History Can (not) Tell Us Perspectives on Terrorism 8 (5) 2014. [http://www.terrorismanalysts.com/pt/index.php/pot/article/view/378/html]

Zulaika. J.: Specificities: Tropics of Terror: From Guernica’s ‘Natives’ to Global ‘Terrorists’ Social Identities 4 (1, February 1998), pp. 93 – 108. [*http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13504639851906?journalCode=csid20]

See also resources on the Internet

Country Reports on Terrorism & Patterns of Global Terrorism: U.S. Department of State [http://go.usa.gov/Q3JV]

Foreign Fighters / The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) [http://www.icct.nl/activities/projects/foreign-fighters]

International Crimes Database (ICD) / foreign fighters + terrorism [http://www.internationalcrimesdatabase.org/SearchResults/?q=foreign+fighters&cat=10&a=1]

Response to foreign fighters / European Union [http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/policies/fight-against-terrorism/foreign-fighters/]

The XX Committee: intelligence, strategy, and security in a dangerous world [http://20committee.com]

About the Compiler: Eric Price is a professional information specialist who joined ‘Perspectives on Terrorism’ as an Editorial Assistant after his retirement from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).



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