Jongman

Recent Online Resources for the Analysis of Terrorism and Related Subjects

complied and selected by Berto Jongman

Most of the items included below became available online in March and April 2018. They are categorised under these headings:

1. Non-Religious Terrorism: Actors, Groups, Incidents and Campaigns

2. Religious (mainly Jihadi) Terrorism: Actors, Groups, Incidents and Campaigns

3. Terrorist Strategies and Tactics

4. Conflict, Crime and Political Violence other than Terrorism

5. Counter-Terrorism – General

6. Counter-Terrorist Strategies, Tactics and Operations

7. State Repression and Civil War at Home and Clandestine & Open Warfare Abroad

8. Prevention and Preparedness Studies

(including Countering Violent Extremism, De-Radicalization, Counter-Narratives)

9. Intelligence

10.Cyber Operations and Information Warfare

11.Risk & Threat Assessments, Forecasts, Analytical Studies

12.Also Worth Reading

1. Non-Religious Terrorism: Actors, Groups, Incidents and Campaigns

F. Bachner. Der Anfang vom Ende der RAF. Der Tagesspiegel, March 27, 2018. URL: https://www.tagesspiegel.de/politik/anschlag-auf-jva-weiterstadt-der-anfang-vom-ende-der-raf/21111536.html

A. Feis. Car-ramming attack at Air Force base probed as act of terrorism. New York Post, March 23, 2018. URL: https://nypost.com/2018/03/23/air-force-base-attack-probed-as-act-of-terrorism/?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=NYPTwitter&utm_medium=SocialFlow

D. Phillips. Marielle Franco murder: Brazilian authorities global pressure to find killers. The Guardian, March 22, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/22/marielle-franco-inquiry-letter-urges-brazil-authorities

T. Dart. Texas explosions are work of ‘serial bomber’ whose tactics are evolving, police say. The Guardian, March 20, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/mar/20/austin-bombing-texas-latest-news-police-contact

P. Dahat. Nine CPRF men killed in maoists’ ambush in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district. The Hindu, March 13, 2018. URL: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/blasts-in-chhattisgarhs-sukma-district/article23208771.ece?homepage=true

In Germany, the role of the family in recruiting members into neo-Nazi groups. University of California Press blob, March 12, 2018. URL: https://www.ucpress.edu/blog/35153/in-germany-the-role-of-family-in-recruiting-members-into-neo-nazi-groups/

Ukrainian prisoner – exchange organizer accused of plotting to kill Poroshenko. RFL/RE, March 9, 2018. URL: https://www.rferl.org/a/ukraine-prisoner-exchange-organizer-detained-near-war-zone/29088443.html

A. Lusher. Carlos the Jackal blows kisses in court during theatrical diatribe: ‘Revolution is my job.’ The Independent, March 6, 2018. URL: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/carlos-the-jackal-blows-kisses-court-terrism-france-revolution-my-job-a8241506.html

Greek anarchists smash Novartis office amid bribe scandal. The Local, February 26, 2018. URL: https://www.thelocal.ch/20180226/greek-anarchists-smash-novartis-office-amid-bribe-scandal-switzerland-pharmaceutical

P.W. Singer. National security pros, it’s time to talk about rightwing extremism. Defense One, February 28, 2018. URL: http://www.defenseone.com/threats/2018/02/national-security-pros-its-time-talk-about-right-wing-extremism/146319/

F. Chagas-Bastos. Colombia’s ‘fake’ peace in tatters. Al Jazeera, February 27, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/colombia-fake-peace-tatters-180223113348483.html

British neo-Nazi group is grave threat to our national security, terror chief warns. Mail Online, February 27, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5442093/Terror-chiefs-warning-British-neo-Nazi-group.html

B. Lee. Understanding the far-right landscape. Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), #5, Summer 2017. URL: https://www.crestresearch.ac.uk/csrflipbook/issue-5/?page=32

2. Religious (mainly Jihadi) Terrorism: Actors, Groups, Incidents and Campaigns

2.1. Al-Qaeda and Affiliates

C. Maza. Bin Laden’s son attacks US-Saudi Arabia relationship in new al-Qaeda video as Saudi crown prince tours America. Newsweek, April 2, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/bin-ladens-son-attacks-us-saudi-arabia-relationship-new-al-qaeda-video-saudi-868357?piano_t=1

Z. Mroz. The delingpole podcast: Sean Langan on being kidnapped and terrorized by the Taliban. Breitbart, March 30, 2018. URL: http://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2018/03/30/the-delingpole-podcast-sean-langan-on-being-kidnapped-and-terrorized-by-the-taliban/

T. Joscelyn. Hamza bin Laden warns of Shi’ite expansion in the Middle East. FDD’s Long War Journal, April 1, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/04/hamza-bin-laden-warns-of-shiite-expansion-in-the-middle-east.php

C. Bunzel. Jihadi reactions to Saudi reforms. Arabia Foundation, March 28, 2018. URL: http://www.arabiafoundation.org/arabia-comment/jihadi-reactions-to-saudi-reforms/

J. Burke. Al-Shabaab attack kills dozens of Ugandan soldiers in Somalia. The Guardian, April 1, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/01/al-shabaab-attack-kills-ugandan-soldiers-in-somalia

H. Nsaibia. Ansaroul Islam and the growing terrorist insurgency in Burkina Faso, CTC Sentinel, 11(3), March 29, 2018. URL: https://ctc.usma.edu/ansaroul-islam-growing-terrorist-insurgency-burkina-faso/

C. Anzalone. Black banners in Somalia: the state of al-Shabaab’s territorial insurgency and the specter of the Islamic State. CTC Sentinel, 11(3), March 29, 2018. URL: https://ctc.usma.edu/black-banners-somalia-state-al-shabaabs-territorial-insurgency-specter-islamic-state/

T. Joscelyn, C. Weiss. Jihadists in Syria denounce US designation of Uzbek group. FDD’s Long War Journal, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/03/jihadists-in-syria-denounce-us-designation-of-uzbek-group.php

S. de Tessières. At the crossroads of Sahelian conflicts. Insecurity, terrorism, and arms trafficking in Niger. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, January 2018. URL: http://www.smallarmssurvey.org/fileadmin/docs/U-Reports/SAS-SANA-Report-Niger.pdf

B. Roggio, P. Hegseth India blames Lashkar-e-Taiba for Kashmir attack on security forces. FDD’s Long War Journal, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/03/india-blames-lashkar-e-taiba-for-kashmir-attack-on-security-forces.php

H. Waszkewitz. Jihadism’s staying power in North Africa. Global Risk Insights, March 20, 2018. URL: https://globalriskinsights.com/2018/03/aqim-staying-power-north-africa-al-qaeda/

Al Qaeda informant – Al Jazeera investigations. Al Jazeera English, YouTube, June 3, 2015. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W6hlSbCV_Y

T. Joscelyn. Al Qaeda again addresses factional infighting in Syria. FDD’s Long War Journal, March 24, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/03/al-qaeda-again-addresses-factional-infighting-in-syria.php

M. Haji Ingiriis. Building peace from the margins in Somalia: the case for political settlement with al-Shabaab. Contemporary Security Policy, February 8, 2018. URL: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13523260.2018.1429751

Saudi Crown Prince: ’Iran is harbouring al-Qaeda’ leaders. Al Jazeera, March 19, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/03/saudi-crown-prince-iran-harbouring-al-qaeda-leaders-180319154213541.html

Profile: Osama bin Laden. The story of a most-wanted fugitive and billionaire. Al Jazeera, March 18, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2011/05/20115235148217423.html

V. Ozarkar. Bangladesh-based terror group under Maharastra ATS radar. DNA India, March 21, 2018. URL: http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-bangladesh-based-terror-group-under-maharashtra-ats-radar-2595988

S. Joy. Islamic State and al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent posing new threat: MHA. Deccan Herald, March 21, 2018. URL: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/665759/islamic-state-al-qaeda-indian.html

I. Kfir. Al-Qaeda 3.0: turning to face the near enemy. The Strategist, March 22, 2018. URL: https://www.aspistrategist.org.au/al-qaeda-3-0-turning-face-near-enemy/

G. Browne. Al Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri defends Muslim brotherhood in new video. The National, March 22, 2018. URL: https://www.thenational.ae/world/mena/al-qaeda-chief-al-zawahiri-defends-muslim-brotherhood-in-new-video-1.715209

E. Mora. Al-Qaeda video: ‘jihad’ is ‘effective way’ to defeat America and its cheating crusading leader,’ Donald Trump. Breitbart, March 23, 2018. URL: http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2018/03/23/al-qaeda-video-jihad-effective-way-defeat-america-cheating-crusader-leader-trump/

S. Tankel, R. Kim Cragin, D. Gartenstein-Ross, J. Geltzer. Policy roundtable: what is the future of the jihadist. Texas National Security Review, March 20, 2018. URL: https://tnsr.org/roundtable/policy-roundtable-future-jihadist-movement/ - _ftn10

S. Tankel. From al-Qaeda to ISIL: continuity and change in the jihadist movement. War on the Rocks, March 22, 2018. URL: https://warontherocks.com/2018/03/from-al-qaeda-to-isil-continuity-and-change-in-the-jihadist-movement/

C. Weiss. State adds Uzbek jihadist group to terror list. FDD’s Long War Journal, March 22, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/03/state-adds-uzbek-jihadist-group-to-terror-list.php

T. Joscelyn. Al Qaeda chief says America is the ‘first enemy’ of Muslims. FDD’s Long War Journal, March 21, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/03/al-qaeda-chief-says-america-is-the-first-enemy-of-muslims.php

C. Weiss. Al-Qaeda group JNIM releases high-level production video. FDD’s Long War Journal, March 21, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/03/al-qaeda-group-jnim-releases-high-level-production-video.php

Al-Qaeda in Syria losing ground amid fierce rivalries. The New Arab, March 14, 2018. URL: https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english//news/2018/3/14/al-qaeda-in-syria-losing-ground-amid-fierce-rivalries

S. Carenzi. Twenty years after the World Islamic Front’s statement: where is the jihadist galaxy heading? European Eye on Radicalization, March 14, 2018. URL: https://eeradicalization.com/twenty-years-after-the-world-islamic-fronts-statement-where-is-the-jihadist-galaxy-heading/

A. Wyne. In Afghanistan, a protracted stalemate. The RAND blog, February 26, 2018. URL: https://www.rand.org/blog/2018/02/in-afghanistan-a-protracted-stalemate.html?utm_source=WhatCountsEmail&utm_medium=National Security and Terrorism+AEM: Email Address NOT LIKE DOTMIL&utm_campaign=AEM:856345589

Al-Qaida is losing ground in Syria for the first time since its meteoric rise in 2012 as it battles with rival insurgents and Assad’s forces. Mail Online, March 14, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5498615/Al-Qaida-Syria-losing-ground-battles-insurgents.html

B. Johnson. Are al-Qaeda and ISIS about to form a terrorist supergroup? Observer.com, March 2, 2018. URL: http://observer.com/2018/03/are-al-qaeda-and-isis-about-to-form-a-terrorist-supergroup/

M. Mashal, T. Shah. Taliban overrun Western Afghan district as security worsens. The New York Times, March 12, 2018. URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/12/world/asia/afghanistan-taliban-farah.html

A. Stenersen. Understanding al-Qaeda’s threat to the West. Homeland Security Today, February 26, 2018. URL: https://www.hstoday.us/channels/understanding-al-qaeda-threat-to-west/

L. Aboufadel. Jihadist civil war proves costly as death toll rises to 220+ in northern Syria. Al Masdar News, March 7, 2018. URL: https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/jihadist-civil-war-proves-costly-death-toll-rises-220-northern-syria/

C. Weiss. Shabaab targets Somali, African Union troops in southern Somalia. FDD’s Long War Journal, March 4, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/03/shabaab-targets-somali-african-union-troops-in-southern-somalia.php?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+LongWarJournalSiteWide+(FDD’s+Long+War+Journal+Update)

T. Joscelyn. Jihadists from ’Guardians of the Religion’ organization in Syria. FDD’s Long War Journal, March 4, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/03/jihadists-form-guardians-of-the-religion-organization-in-syria.php?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+LongWarJournalSiteWide+(FDD’s+Long+War+Journal+Update)

C. Weiss. JNIM confirms deaths of co-founder, senior leaders in French raids. FDD’s Long War Journal, March 4, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/03/jnim-confirms-deaths-of-co-founder-senior-leaders-in-french-raids.php?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+LongWarJournalSiteWide+(FDD’s+Long+War+Journal+Update)

B. Hoffman. Al-Qaeda’s resurrection. Council on Foreign Relations, March 6, 2018. URL: https://www.cfr.org/expert-brief/al-qaedas-resurrection?utm_medium=social_share&utm_source=tw

B. Hoffman. Threat assessment #Fail: al-Qa’ida quietly growing, by design. The Cipher Brief, February 15, 2018. URL: https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/exclusive/middle-east/threat-assessment-fail-al-qaida-quietly-growing-design

Ch. Lister. How al-Qa’ida lost control of its Syrian affiliate: the inside story. CTC Sentinel, 11(2), February 2018. URL: https://ctc.usma.edu/al-qaida-lost-control-syrian-affiliate-inside-story/

B. Roggio. US military confirms death of Pakistani Taliban commander. FDD’s Long War Journal, March 3, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/03/us-military-confirms-death-of-pakistani-taliban-commander.php

P. Beaumont. Army HQ and French Embassy attacked in Burkina Faso Capital. The Guardian, March 2, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/02/burkina-faso-attacks-launched-multiple-french-sites-ouagadougou

C. Weiss. JNIM releases proof-of-life video for French hostage. FDD’s Long War Journal, March 1, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/03/jnim-releases-proof-of-life-video-for-french-hostage.php

2.2. Daesh (IS, ISIS, ISIL) and Affiliates

R. Callimachi. The ISIS files. We unearthed thousands of internal documents that help explain how the Islamic State stayed in power so long. The New York Times, April 5, 2018. URL: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/04/04/world/middleeast/isis-documents-mosul-iraq.html?smid=tw-nytimesworld&smtyp=cur

P. Nanninga. How the Islamic State uses early-Islamic traditions to shape its martyr biographies. Numen, 65(2-3), 2018, pp. 165-184. URL: http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/15685276-12341493

ISIS 2.0 is really just the original ISIS. Foreign Policy, April 3, 2018. URL: http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/04/03/isis-2-0-is-really-just-the-original-isis/

J. Fitzanakis. Dozens of successor groups forming in wake of ISIS defeat, experts warn. Intelnews.org, April 3, 2018. URL: https://intelnews.org/2018/04/03/01-2300/

Pro IS group uses photo of slain French police officer to threaten more attacks. SITE, March 31, 2018. URL: https://ent.siteintelgroup.com/Chatter/pro-is-group-uses-photo-of-slain-french-police-officer-to-threaten-more-attacks.html

J. Zenn. The terrorist calculus in kidnapping girls in Nigeria: cases from Chibok and Dapchi. CTC Sentinel, 11(3), March 29, 2018. URL: https://ctc.usma.edu/the-terrorist-calculus-in-kidnapping-girls-in-nigeria-cases-from-chibok-and-dapchi/

H. Lavoix. The Islamic State in Libya –force, fighters and tribes. The Red (Team) Analysis Society, March 19, 2018. URL: https://www.redanalysis.org/2016/04/25/islamic-state-libya-2/

Hassan Hassan. ISIS sleeper cells in Iraq are a warning sign the extremist group is already reforming. The National, March 28, 2018. URL: https://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/isil-sleeper-cells-in-iraq-are-a-warning-sign-the-extremist-group-is-already-reforming-1.716800

R. Hussein. Islamic State regrouping in Iraqi, Kurdish disputed territories. VOA, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.voanews.com/a/islamic-state-regrouping-in-iraqi-kurdish-disputed-territories/4317597.html

Till Daesh does us apart: women in Iraq massively seek divorce from terrorists. Sputnik, March 26, 2018. URL: https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201803261062922059-daesh-women-seek-divorce-mosul/

Deadly attacks in Europe since 2015. France24, March 23, 2018. URL: http://www.france24.com/en/20180323-deadly-attacks-europe-2015

H. Ghoraba. Southern Libya: terrorism’s next frontier. The Algemeiner, March 23, 2018. URL: https://www.algemeiner.com/2018/03/23/southern-libya-terrorisms-next-frontier/

S. Cottee, J. Cunliffe. Watching ISIS: how young adults engage with official English-language ISIS videos. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, March 22, 2018. URL: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1057610X.2018.1444955

J. Moore. France attack: everything we know about ISIS support’s supermarket siege. Newsweek, March 23, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/trebes-attack-everything-we-know-about-isis-supporters-supermarket-siege-858210

Islamic State has been stashing millions of dollars in Iraq and abroad. The Economist, February 22, 2018. URL: https://www.economist.com/news/middle-east-and-africa/21737302-their-so-called-caliphate-crumbles-jihadists-are-saving-up-fight

F. Alghorra, M. Elsobky. No such thing as a lone wolf - inside the jihadist recruitment machine. MO, March 22, 2018. URL: https://www.mo.be/node/56781

Children of ISIS, iRobot, made in America* -‘CBSN: on assignment.’ CBS News, July 31, 2017. URL: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cbsn-on-assignment-episode-one/

G. Kantchev. Terrorism case highlights risk of returning fighters funding ISIS. The Wall Street Journal, March 21, 2018. URL: https://www.wsj.com/articles/terrorism-case-highlights-risk-of-returning-fighters-funding-isis-1521624600

H. Franco. The small but influential group of Portuguese jihadists. European Eye on Radicalization, March 7, 2018. URL: https://eeradicalization.com/the-small-but-influential-group-of-portuguese-jihadists/

H. J. Ingram. Islamic State’s English-language magazines, 2014-2017: trends & implications for CT-CVE strategic communications. The Hague: ICCT, 8(15), 2018. URL: https://icct.nl/publication/islamic-states-english-language-magazines-2014-2017-trends-implications-for-ct-cve-strategic-communications/

P. Obaji Jr. Near miss: lessons from the ISIS plot to blow up the US embassy in Nigeria. The Daily Beast, May 2, 2017. URL: https://www.thedailybeast.com/near-miss-lessons-from-the-isis-plot-to-blow-up-the-us-embassy-in-nigeria

Defunct ISIS affiliate militia in northwest Syria re-brands itself to become more ‘moderate.’ Al Masdar News, March 13, 2018. URL: https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-defunct-isis-affiliate-militia-in-northwest-syria-re-brands-itself-to-become-more-moderate/

T. O’Connor. ISIS tries to take back Iraq as US allies switch sides in Syria. Newsweek, March 12, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/isis-tries-take-back-iraq-us-allies-switch-sides-syria-841888

TSC IntelBrief: Islamic State in the Philippines. The Soufan Center, March 7, 2018. URL: http://thesoufancenter.org/tsc-intelbrief-islamic-state-philippines/

B. Johnson. What’s behind ISIS’s recent video use of jihadists with disabilities. Homeland Security Today, March 6, 2018. URL: https://www.hstoday.us/subject-matter-areas/terrorism-study/whats-behind-isis-recent-video-use-jihadists-disabilities/

SOUTHCOM commander: more than 100 ISIS fighters recruited from Trinidad-Tobago. Stars and Stripes, March 5, 2018. URL: https://www.stripes.com/news/us/southcom-commander-more-than-100-isis-fighters-recruited-from-trinidad-tobago-1.515156

K. Dozier. Officials: ISIS followers plot WMD attacks on US. The Cipher Brief, March 1, 2018. URL: https://www.thecipherbrief.com/officials-isis-followers-plot-wmd-attacks-us

M. Berube. TSAS WP-01 Understanding the diversity of jihadi rhetoric: who says what and how? TSAS, 2018. URL: http://tsas.ca/tsas_library_entry/tsas-wp18-01-understanding-the-diversity-of-jihadi-rhetoric-who-says-what-and-how/

B. Pannier. The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan comes unraveled. RFE/RL, November 28. 2015. URL: https://www.rferl.org/a/qishloq-ovozi-islamic-movement-uzbekistan-fractured/27395160.html

IS group calls on Muslims to immigrate to Afghanistan. Malaymail Online, March 7, 2018. URL: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/world/article/is-group-calls-on-muslims-to-immigrate-to-afghanistan - RTdevYkLOp6z50T4.97

ISIS looks to rebound in the Philippines –and spread. The Cipher Brief, March 1, 2018. URL: https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/asia/isis-looks-rebound-philippines-spread

C. Fonuena. Maute-IS remnants scatter into 10 subgroups – Philippine military. Rappler, March 5, 2018. URL: https://www.rappler.com/nation/197457-maute-isis-subgroups-abu-dhar

K. Griffith. ISIS releases shocking video which appears to show the desperate final moments and deaths of four US soldiers as ISIS fighters ambush them in Niger. Mail Online, March 5, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5462437/ISIS-releases-shocking-video-Niger-ambush-killed-4-troops.html

TSC IntelBrief: despite major economic losses, Islamic State still a threat. The Soufan Center, February 13, 2018. URL: http://thesoufancenter.org/tsc-intelbrief-despite-major-economic-losses-islamic-state-still-threat/

C. Winter, H.J. Ingram. Terror, online and off: recent trends in Islamic State propaganda and operations. War on the Rocks, March 2, 2018. URL: https://warontherocks.com/2018/03/terror-online-and-off-recent-trends-in-islamic-state-propaganda-operations/

2.3. Other

B. Roggio. US adds 2 Lashkar-e-Taiba fronts, 7 leaders to terrorism list. FDD’s Long War Journal, April 2, 2018. URL: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/04/us-adds-2-lashkar-e-taiba-fronts-7-leaders-to-terrorism-list.php

A. Mishra. ISI activates Mushtaq Zargar: 154 Pak terrorists operating in Kashmir. Sunday Guardian, March 31, 2018. URL: https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/isi-activates-mushtaq-zargar-154-pak-terrorists-operating-kashmir

B. Schuurman, J. Horgan. Rationales for terrorist violence in homegrown jihadist groups: a case study from the Netherlands. Aggression and Violent Behavior, Vol.27, 2016, pp. pp. 55-63. URL: https://www.academia.edu/22732494/Rationales_for_terrorist_violence_in_homegrown_jihadist_groups_A_case_study_from_the_Netherlands

Z. Hankir. ‘My story is one of many’: the Palestinian women behind the First Intifada. Middle East Eye, March 25, 2018. URL: http://www.middleeasteye.net/in-depth/features/My-story-is-one-of-many-the-palestinian-women-behind-first-intifada-1724556735

Armed violence displaces 5,000 in northern Burkina Faso in January. Xinhua, March 28, 2018. URL: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-03/28/c_137070198.htm

G. Pirio, R. Pittelli, Y. Adam. The emergence of violent extremism in northern Mozambique. Africa Center for Strategic Studies, March 25, 2018. URL: https://africacenter.org/spotlight/the-emergence-of-violent-extremism-in-northern-mozambique/

Attacks against Palestinians in increase by 50 percent in 2018. Al Jazeera, March 24, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/03/attacks-palestinians-increase-50-percent-2018-180324121610930.html

L. Vidino. The Muslim Brotherhood in Austria. European Eye on Radicalization, January 18, 2018. URL: https://eeradicalization.com/the-muslim-brotherhood-in-austria-2/

B. van Huet. Hoe een valkenjacht en een ontvoering Qatar bijna een miljard kostte. HLN, March 18, 2018. URL: https://www.hln.be/nieuws/buitenland/hoe-een-valkenjacht-en-een-ontvoering-qatar-bijna-een-miljard-kostte~a875836e/

An Israel-Hezbollah war could draw in Iran US intelligence warns. The Jerusalem Post, March 14, 2018. URL: http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/An-Israel-Hezbollah-war-could-draw-in-Iran-US-intelligence-warns-545052

Indonesia’s sharia law province considers beheading as a punishment for murder. Mail Online, March 14, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5499363/Indonesias-Aceh-considers-beheading-penalty-murder.html

A. Salman, A. Carey, O. Lieberman. Palestinian Prime Minister survives assassination attempt in Gaza, PA says. CNN, March 13, 2018. URL: https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/13/middleeast/palestinian-pm-gaza-explosion-intl/index.html?sr=twCNN031318palestinian-pm-gaza-explosion-intl1223PMStory

J. Moore. Who is Maulana Fazlullah? US puts $5 million bounty on Pakistani Taliban leader linked to Times Square plot. Newsweek, March 9, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/who-maulana-fazlullah-us-puts-5-million-bounty-pakistani-taliban-leader-linked-837784

675 women killed by Houthis in four years, Yemen minister says. Middle East Monitor, March 9, 2018. URL: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180309-675-women-killed-by-houthis-in-four-years-yemen-minister-says/

H. Abu Hannieh. Why does Saudi Arabia describe Hamas as a terrorist organization? Middle East Monitor, March 9, 2018. URL: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180309-why-does-saudi-arabia-describe-hamas-as-a-terrorist-organisation/

3. Terrorist Strategies and Tactics

S.L. Ramirez, A. J. Robbins. Targets and tactics: testing for a duality within al-Qaeda’s network. International Interactions, 44(3), 2017, pp. 559-581. URL: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03050629.2018.1383907?journalCode=gini20

S. Hamid, V. Felbapbrown, H. Trinkunas. When terrorists and criminals govern better than governments. The Atlantic, April 4, 2018. URL: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/04/terrorism-governance-religion/556817/

D. Gartenstein-Ross, V. Hagerty, L. Macnair. The emigrant sisters return: the growing role of the Islamic State’s women. War on the Rocks, April 2, 2018. URL: https://warontherocks.com/2018/04/the-emigrant-sisters-return-the-growing-role-of-the-islamic-states-women/

D. Hussain. ISIS ‘to target World Cup players and fans in Russia with drones quipped with bombs.’ Mail Online, April 1, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5567481/ISIS-target-World-Cup-players-fans-Russia-drones-equipped-bombs.html

Islamic State SVBIED development & innovation in the battle for Mosul (October 2016-June 2017) [case study for Jane’s Terrorism & Insurgency Center] Hugo Kaaman blog, April 1, 2018. URL: https://zaytunarjuwani.wordpress.com/2018/04/01/islamic-state-svbied-development-innovation-in-the-battle-of-mosul-oct-2016-june-2017-case-study-for-janes-terrorism-insurgency-center/

D. Brennan. Nut jihad: Taliban makes millions from pistachio farms. Newsweek, March 26, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/funding-terror-snacks-taliban-rake-millions-pistachio-profits-860393

L. Schlegel. Interview: Europe’s crime-terror nexus. Global Risk Insights, February 5, 2018. URL: https://globalriskinsights.com/2018/02/crime-terrorism-europe-interview-rajan-basra/

Radio-controlled, passive infrared-initiated IEDs. Conflict Armament Research, March 2018. URL: http://www.comflictarm.com

Child soldiers of Islamic State. Deutsche Welle Documentary, YouTube, March 19, 2018. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fc4hCzCYpmQ

The fatal kidnap machine of ISIS. Deutsche Welle Documentary, YouTube, March 23, 2018. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VE5IKKJ7Wzk,

Lone wolf: passing fad or terror threat of the future? Panel discussion with Boaz Ganor, Bruce Hoffman and Marlene Mazel moderated by Matthew Levitt. Washington Institute, YouTube, July 31, 2018. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aT5rLtZhGM

C. Maza. ISIS is still using children to carry out executions in Afghanistan, photo’s reveal. Newsweek, March 14, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/isis-still-using-children-carry-out-executions-afghanistan-photos-reveal-844348

R.K. Craig, A. Weil. ‘Virtual planners’ in the arsenal of Islamic State external operations. Science Direct, Orbis, March 14, 2018. URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0030438718300127

R. Shanahan. Charities and terrorism: lessons from the Syrian crisis. Lowy Institute, March 2018. URL: http://publications.lowyinstitute.org/shanahan/downloads/Shanahan_Charities and terrorism-Lessons from the Syrian crisis_WEB.pdf

FG says most suicide bombings done under drug influence. Vanguard, March 13, 2018. URL: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/03/fg-says-suicide-bombings-done-drug-influence/

M. Osman, J. Witherspoon. TSAS WP18-03 ‘Kidnapping for ransom: an analysis of Canadian cases’ TSAS Working Paper, 2018. URL: http://tsas.ca/tsas_library_entry/tsas-wp18-03-kidnapping-for-ransom-an-analysis-of-canadian-cases/

D. Hofmann. TSA WP18-02 ‘How ‘alone’ are lone actors? Exploring the ideological, signaling, and support networks of lone-actor terrorists.’ TSAS Working Paper, 2018. URL: http://tsas.ca/tsas_library_entry/tsas-wp18-02-how-alone-are-lone-actors-exploring-the-ideological-signaling-and-support-networks-of-lone-actor-terrorists/

M. Shkolnik. From nascent insurrections to full-blown insurgencies: why some militant groups engage in sustained armed conflict. TSAS blog, March 9, 2018. URL: https://tsasblog.wordpress.com/2018/03/09/from-nascent-insurrections-to-full-blown-insurgencies-why-some-militant-groups-engage-in-sustained-armed-conflicts/

A.C. Madrigal. Drone swarms are going to be terrifying and hard to stop. The Atlantic, March 7, 2018. URL: https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/555005/

P. Obaji Jr. Inside the networks of sex slaves, the drug trade, Colombian cartels and al-Qaeda in Africa. The Daily Beast, March 3, 2018. URL: https://www.thedailybeast.com/inside-the-networks-of-sex-slaves-the-drug-trade-colombian-cartels-and-al-qaeda-in-africa?source=twitter&via=mobile&utm_content=bufferf1e1b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

A. Damon. The rheumatology doctor who helped terror group morph into ISIS. CNN, March 2, 2018. URL: https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/02/middleeast/isis-doctor-prisoner-intl/index.html

Terrorists behind mass drone attacks killed. I-hls.com, January 17, 2018. URL: https://i-hls.com/archives/80841

N. Waters. Killer toys: how the Islamic State group revolutionized warfare. The New Arab, February 23, 2018. URL: https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/indepth/2018/2/23/How-the-Islamic-State-group-revolutionised-warfare

M. Everett. Covert networks. Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), #5, Summer 2017. URL: https://www.crestresearch.ac.uk/csrflipbook/issue-5/?page=32

K. Karcher. Can female participation in political violence lead to social progress? Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), #5, Summer 2017. URL: https://www.crestresearch.ac.uk/csrflipbook/issue-5/?page=32

4. Conflict, Crime and Political Violence other than Terrorism

P. Puerta. The Sinaloa cartel is recruiting air traffic controllers. War is Boring, April 4, 2018. URL: https://warisboring.com/the-sinaloa-cartel-is-recruiting-air-traffic-controllers/

A. Gordon. Britain’s feral gangs ‘are now bigger danger than terrorism’: criminals’ online boasts of shootings and stabbings inspire the next generation of gangsters says crime expert. Mail Online, April 4, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5577217/MP-blames-decriminalisation-cocaine-postcode-wars.html

J. Burke. ‘The wars will never stop’ – millions flee bloodshed as Congo falls apart. The Guardian, April 3, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/03/millions-flee-bloodshed-as-congos-army-steps-up-fight-with-rebels-in-east?CMP=twt_gu

US blocks UN Security Council statement on Gaza violence. Middle East Eye, April 1, 2018. URL: http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/us-blocks-un-security-council-statement-gaza-violence-604066920

German police union demands harsher punishment for stabbing attacks. Sputnik, April 2, 2018. URL: https://sputniknews.com/europe/201804021063148124-german-police-harsher-punishment-stabbing-attacks/

N. Pemberton. Is the war on guns the next war on terror? Counterpunch. March 30, 2018. URL: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/03/30/is-the-war-on-guns-the-next-war-on-terror-2/

R. Fareed. Massive anti-India protests erupt in southern Kashmir. Al Jazeera, April 1, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/massive-anti-india-protests-erupt-southern-kashmir-180401091342157.html

R. Maclean, S. Jammeh. Gambia accuses ex-president’s supporters of sheltering rebels. The Guardian, April 1, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/01/gambia-accuses-ex-president-yahya-jammeh-supporters-of-sheltering-rebels

C, Maza. Gaza protesters killed amid standoff between Israel and thousands of Palestinians demanding rights. Newsweek, March 30, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/gaza-protesters-killed-amid-standoff-between-israel-and-thousands-palestinians-867088

B. Minteh. Narco-terrorism: a risk assessment of global terrorist linkages to the international drug trade. Newark: Rutgers University, 2013. URL: https://www.academia.edu/3425556/Narco-Terrorism_A_Risk_Assesment_of_Global_Terrorist_Linkages_to_the_International_Drug_Trade

J. Windle, J.F. Morrison, A. Winter A. Silke. (Eds.) Historical perspectives on organized crime and terrorism. In: Routledge SOLON explorations in crime and criminal justice histories, 2018. URL: https://www.academia.edu/36264999/Historical_Perspectives_on_Organized_Crime_and_Terrorism

S. Tisdall. How Gaza clashes could ignite flashpoints all over the Middle East. The Guardian, March 31, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/31/gaza-strip-israel-conflict-border-season-of-conflicts

J. Binder. Nearly 100 MS-13 gang members arrested in sting were resettled across US as ‘unaccompanied minors.’ Breitbart, March 30, 2018. URL: http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/03/30/nearly-100-ms-13-gang-members-arrested-in-sting-were-resettled-across-u-s-as-unaccompanied-minors/

T. Durden. Where do all the assault rifles come from? ZeroHedge, March 29, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-29/where-do-all-assault-rifles-come

T. Durden. Mexican drug kingpin smuggled enough fentanyl to ‘kill millions’ in NYC. ZeroHedge, March 29, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-29/mexican-drug-kingpin-smuggled-enough-fentanyl-kill-millions-nyc

K. Willsher. Mireilla Knoll: marches held in France after suspected anti-Semitic killing. The Guardian, March 28, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/28/mireille-knoll-marches-held-in-france-after-suspected-antisemitic-killing

Russian whistle-blower linked to slain Maltese journalist turns self in. RFE/RL, March 21, 2018. URL: https://www.rferl.org/a/russian-whistle-blower-efimova-linked-slain-maltese-jouralist-caruana-galizia-turns-self-in-athens-greece-azerbaijan-aliyev-family-/29112519.html?ltflags=mailer

Europe’s right-wing youth activists are striking back against multiculturalism. Journeyman Pictures, YouTube, April 27, 2018. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY5uQRQZFnA

S. Croucher. D.C.-area military sites sent suspicious packages that included ‘disturbing’ letters. Newsweek, March 27, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/dc-area-military-sites-sent-suspicious-packages-included-disturbing-letters-861148

T. Durden. Whitehead: Enough is enough – if you really want to save lives, take aim at government violence. ZeroHedge, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-26/whitehead-enough-enough-if-you-really-want-save-lives-take-aim-government-violence

Israel is ‘critically ill’ under Netanyahu, ex-spymasters warn. Middle East Eye, March 27, 2018. URL: http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/israel-critically-ill-under-netanyahu-ex-spymasters-warn-206683936

A. Crisafis. French university protests threaten to spread after violence. The Guardian, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/26/french-university-protests-threaten-to-spread-after-violence

A. Crisafis. Police treat killing of elderly woman in Paris as anti-Semitic attack. The Guardian, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/26/france-police-mireille-knoll-paris-antisemitic-attack

Capture of former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont sparks violent protests in Barcelona. The Independent, March 26, 2017. URL: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/catalan-violent-protest-carles-puigdemont-arrest-capture-germany-a8273576.html

America’s guns: arming Mexico’s cartels. Al Jazeera, March 20, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/peopleandpower/2018/03/america-guns-arming-mexico-cartels-180320132511305.html

R. Baroud. Abbas’ deplorable legacy: beginning of the end? Al Arabiya, March 25, 2018. URL: https://english.alarabiya.net/en/views/news/middle-east/2018/03/25/Abbas-deplorable-legacy-Beginning-of-the-end-.html

T. Barnes. Thousands on March for Our Lives gun control rally sign up to vote for first time: ‘We will vote them out.’ The Independent, March 25, 2018. URL: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/march-for-our-lives-gun-control-new-young-voters-signed-up-vote-out-eject-politcians-a8272771.html

B. Pearson-Jones. More bodies pile up in Duterte’s drug war: drug dealer is the latest to die as the Philippines continue to ignore international criticism of its narcotics crackdown. Mail Online, March 23, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5535289/Photos-emerge-latest-drug-dealer-die-Philippines.html

D.J. Camacho. Why Mark Anthony Conditt – a white Christian – isn’t called a terrorist. The Guardian, March 23, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/23/mark-anthony-conditt-terrorism-christianity

M. Galeotti. Gangster’s paradise: how organized crime took over Russia. The Guardian, March 23, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/23/how-organised-crime-took-over-russia-vory-super-mafia?CMP=twt_gu

G. Davies. Remains of 240 people who were dissolved in barrels of acid and then buried in trenches by a single hit man known as ‘The Soup Maker’ have been discovered in Mexico as authorities say he could have killed 650. Mail Online, March 22, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5531633/Remains-240-people-Mexico.html

E. Busby. Living in fear: one in three Muslim students attacked on campus as Islamophobic hate crime surges. The Independent, March 16, 2018. URL: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/muslim-students-universities-islamophobic-national-union-students-nus-prevent-duty-a8260176.html

Sri Lanka violence: nationwide state of emergency lifted. BBC, March 18, 2018. URL: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-43446239

W. Ross. Somalia clans secure peace with death sentences and hefty fines. BBC, March 18, 2018. URL: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-43450535

Ethnic violence in Congo’s northeast displaces 60,000. Newsmax, March 18, 2018. URL: https://www.newsmax.com/world/globaltalk/af-congo-ethnic-violence/2018/03/18/id/849295/?oRef=idealmedia

C. Bayliss. Albanian police arrests 39 suspected human traffickers for illegally smuggling 1,000 people into Britain and the United States. Mail Online, March 17, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5513189/Albania-arrests-39-crackdown-immigration-crime-rings.html

R. Spillett, G. Davies. Now police launch murder probe into death of exiled Russian tycoon and close friend of Putin enemy Boris Berezovsky as officers reveal he died from ‘compression to neck.’ Mail Online, March 116, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5510429/MURDER-probe-Russian-exiles-death.html

Palestinian movement threatens Israel with new intifada. Sputnik, March 16, 2018. URL: https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201803161062604365-palestine-threat-israel-intifada/

T. Lee. Brazilian activists demand justice after assassination of rising council woman Marielle France. Newsweek, March 15, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/fight-continues-brazilian-activists-declare-after-assassination-rising-846648

UK spent $1.3m on security for world’s biggest weapons fair. Al Jazeera, March 15, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/uk-trials-anti-arms-fair-activists-180117122931727.html

P. Stickland. Greek police: racist hate crimes nearly tripled in 2017. Al Jazeera, March 15, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/03/greek-police-racist-hate-crimes-tripled-2017-180315105439865.html

5. Counter-Terrorism - General

M. Klare. The new ‘Long War.’ TomDispatch.com, April 3, 2018. URL: http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/176406/tomgram:_michael_klare,_the_new_”long_war”/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+tomdispatch/esUU+(TomDispatch:+The+latest+Tomgram)

Noam Chomsky on the concept of humanitarian intervention. Political Commentary, YouTube, March 7, 2018. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFXkH_Dotuw

M. Boot. The United States is preparing for the wrong war. The Washington Post, March 29, 2018. URL: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-united-states-is-preparing-for-the-wrong-war/2018/03/29/0c0553ae-336b-11e8-8bdd-cdb33a5eef83_story.html?utm_term=.c8478ca85463

B. Price. A view from the CT foxhole: lieutenant colonel Kent Solheim, commander, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces. CTC Sentinel, 11(3), March 29, 2018. URL: https://ctc.usma.edu/a-view-from-the-ct-foxhole-lieutenant-colonel-kent-solheim-commander-3rd-battalion-3rd-special-forces-group/

Private military and security companies: an interview with Christopher Spearin. Oxford Research Group, March 26, 2018. URL: https://sustainablesecurity.org/2018/03/26/private-military-and-security-companies-an-interview-with-christopher-spearin/

R. Hussein. UN rapporteur fears counterterrorism measures may undermine civil society. VOA, March 24, 2018. URL: https://www.voanews.com/a/rapporteur-fears-counterterrorism-measures-may-undermine-civil-society/4314736.html

M. Brosig, N. Sempijja. Does peacekeeping reduce violence? Assessing comprehensive security of contemporary peace operations in Africa. Stability. International Journal of Security & Development, 7(1), 2018. URL: https://www.stabilityjournal.org/articles/10.5334/sta.576/

I. Kfir, S. Patel, M. Batt (Eds.) . Counterterrorism Yearbook 2018. Australian Strategic Policy Institute, March 27, 2018. URL: https://www.aspi.org.au/report/counterterrorism-yearbook-2018

Informants. Al Jazeera investigates. Al Jazeera English, YouTube, July 20, 2014. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMRns4ViuEY

P. Roberts. Urban warfare: past, present, future. RUSI, March 20, 2018. URL: https://rusi.org/publication/conference-reports/urban-warfare-past-present-future

S. Tankel. With us and against us: how America’s partners help and hinder in the war on terror. Colombia University Press, 2018, 424p. URL: https://cup.columbia.edu/book/with-us-and-against-us/9780231168113

Safe and sorry –Terrorism & mass surveillance. Kurzgesagt – in a nutshell, YouTube, April 14, 2016. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9_PjdU3Mpo

B. Maquire. Plan ‘C’ – Europe’s new counter-terrorism framework. Euranet Plus- Official, YouTube, June 29, 2018. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8Hdybz111k

Counter-terrorism and human rights –United Nations Secretary-General at SOAS University of London. SOAS University of London, YouTube, November 16, 2017. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jpylpB1-QE

New terrorism threats and counterterrorism strategies. New York University, YouTube, June 23, 2018. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n26fxZkbF7c

David Kilcullen: counterterrorism in decline. World Affairs, YouTube, November 17, 2017. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mC60cu_kDDo

The future of terrorism international cooperation and intelligence sharing Panel 1. Georgetown University Center for Security Studies, YouTube, July 5, 2016. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YojPbRGcOEM

The future of terrorism international cooperation and intelligence sharing Panel 2. Georgetown University Center for Security Studies, YouTube, July 5, 2016. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJpnYhruz-I

The future of terrorism intelligence and counterterrorism Panel 3. George University Center for Security Studies, YouTube, July 5, 2016. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODv3Dsu1c7Q

L. Robinson, A. Long, K. Jackson, R. Orrie. Improving the understanding of Special Operations. Santa Monica: RAND Corporation, RR-2026-A, 2018, 278p. URL: https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR2026.html?utm_source=WhatCountsEmail&utm_medium=National Security and Terrorism+AEM: Email Address NOT LIKE DOTMIL&utm_campaign=AEM:856345589

A. O’Mahony, M. Priebe, B Frederick, J. Kavanagh, M. Lane, T. Johnston, T..S. Szayna, J.P. Hlavka, S. Watts, M. Povlock. US presence and the incidence of conflict. Santa Monica: RAND Corporation, RR-1906-A, 2018, 152 pp. URL: http://www.matthewaid.com/post/171894635096/is-austrias-far-right-wing-government-trying-to

R. Greer. Terrorist safe havens and the next ISIS. Center for Global Policy, February 2018. URL: https://www.cgpolicy.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Ryan-Greer-Policy-Brief-final.pdf

Center for Global Policy: ‘Safe havens’ present critical challenges in fight against terrorism. Homeland Security Today, February 27, 2018. URL: https://www.hstoday.us/briefings/daily-news-analysis/center-global-policy-says-safe-havens-present-critical-challenges-fight-terrorism/

L. Maxey. Preparing for the urban future of counterinsurgency. The Cipher Brief, March 7, 2018. URL: https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/tech/preparing-urban-future-counterinsurgency

Airport security might switch to CT checkpoint technology. I-hls.com, January 13, 2018. URL: https://i-hls.com/archives/80788

6. Counter-Terrorist Strategies, Tactics and Operations

Terrorism in the United States. GW Extremism Tracker, April 5, 2018. URL: https://extremism.gwu.edu/sites/g/files/zaxdzs2191/f/March 2018 Tracker.pdf

The Turkish orphans stranded after IS struggle in Iraq. BBC, April 5, 2018. URL: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43584883

B. Plett Usher. Trumpomacy: can US quit Syria ‘very soon’? It’s complicated. BBC, April 4, 2018. URL: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43648968

M. Hussain. Muslims accused of plotting violence get seven times more media attention and four times longer sentences. The Intercept, April 5, 2018. URL: https://theintercept.com/2018/04/05/muslims-violence-media-attention-prosecution/

Shin Bet, IDF thwart Islamic Jihad attack on navy boats off Gaza coast. The Time of Israel, April 5, 2018. URL: https://www.timesofisrael.com/shin-bet-idf-thwart-islamic-jihad-attack-on-navy-boats-off-gaza-coast/

C. Maza. Russia, Turkey and Iran are planning Syria’s future without the US. Newsweek, April 3, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/russia-turkey-and-iran-are-planning-syrias-future-without-us-870072

T. Porter. Punish a Muslim a day: New York braces for viral anti-Muslim violence campaign. Newsweek, April 3, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/punish-muslim-day-new-york-braces-869163

N. Dahan. US ‘war on terror’ thrusts deep into Libya with drone strike. Middle East Eye, April 3, 2018. URL: http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/analysis-us-airstrikes-southern-libya-widening-war-terror-360581998

J. Snell. How US foreign policy paved the way for an Islamic State resurgence. Middle East Eye, April 3, 2018. URL: http://www.middleeasteye.net/columns/how-us-foreign-policy-paved-way-islamic-state-resurgence-724913222

F. Lamb. Iran’s general Qassim Solemani pledges to ‘weed the resistance!’ Is Nasrallah his target? Counterpunch, March 30, 2018. URL: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/03/30/irans-gen-qassim-solemani-pledges-to-weed-the-resistance-is-nasrallah-his-target/

Israeli army deploys more Iron Dome missile defense systems. Middle East Monitor, April 2, 2018. URL: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180402-israeli-army-deploys-more-iron-dome-missile-defence-systems/

C. Dickstein. Army hopes new units will help break Afghanistan stalemate. Stars and Stripes, April 1, 2018. URL: https://www.stripes.com/news/army-hopes-new-units-will-help-break-afghanistan-stalemate-1.519715

The Westminster Bridge terrorist attack: a report on the use of terrorism legislation. Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, March 28, 2018. URL: https://terrorismlegislationreviewer.independent.gov.uk/operation-classific/

J. Bolton. America needs a post-ISIS strategy. The US should recognize Iran and Russia as adversaries – and that Iraq isn’t a friend. The Wall Street Journal, June 28, 2017. URL: https://www.wsj.com/articles/america-needs-a-post-isis-strategy-1498688109

T. Durden. US marines testing drone-killing future weapons and combat exoskeletons. Zerohedge, March 31, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-31/us-marines-testing-drone-killing-future-weapons-and-combat-exoskeletons

T. O’Connor. US military alliance in Syria could fall apart as Turkey fight its own war on ‘terror.’ Newsweek, March 30. 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/us-military-alliance-syria-could-fall-apart-turkey-fight-war-terror-867378

R. Fisk. Watching on as Islamist fighters are evacuated from war-turn Eastern Ghouta. The Independent, March 29, 2018. URL: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/syria-eastern-ghouta-islamist-fighters-russia-idlib-a8279901.html

R. Fowler. The importance of Canada’s mission to Mali. The Globe and Mail, March 29, 2018. URL: https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-the-importance-of-canadas-mission-to-mali/

J. Janovsky. Seven years of war – documenting Syrian Arab Army’s armoured vehicle losses. Bellingcat, March 27, 2018. URL: https://www.bellingcat.com/news/mena/2018/03/27/saa-vehicle-losses-2011-2017/

D. Brennan. Pentagon: senior al-Qaeda leader killed in Libya airstrike. Newsweek, March 29, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/pentagon-senior-al-qaeda-leader-killed-libya-airstrike-865248

Israeli settlers convicted of terrorizing Palestinians in ‘price tag’ attacks. Middle East Eye, March 29, 2018. URL: http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/three-israeli-settlers-convicted-terrorising-palestinians-1623287326

Saudi Arabia must face US lawsuits over 11 September attacks. Middle East Monitor, March 29, 2018. URL: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180329-saudi-arabia-must-face-us-lawsuits-over-11-september-attacks/ - .WrzJx_4Qmdg.twitter

R. Kheel. Coalition acknowledged killed at least 855 civilians since start of ISIS war. The Hill, March 28, 2018. URL: http://thehill.com/policy/defense/380653-coalition-acknowledges-killing-at-least-855-civilians-since-start-of-isis-war

J. Grierson. Far-right referrals to PREVENT programme up by more than a quarter. The Guardian, March 27, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/27/far-right-referrals-prevent-programme-up-by-more-than-a-quarter-counter-extremism

I. Acheson. PREVENT let the Parsons Green bomber through the net. That can’t happen again. The Guardian, March 28, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/28/prevent-parsons-green-bomber-counter-terrorism?CMP=share_btn_tw

Kremlin blocks the bill legalizing Russian private military companies. UAWire, March 28, 2018. URL: http://uawire.org/russia-will-not-legalize-mercenaries

M. Duell. £30million ‘ring of steel’ will protect Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding with barriers, vehicle checks, snipers and airport-style scans for guests. Mail Online, March 29, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5558081/30million-ring-steel-protect-Prince-Harry-Meghan-Markles-wedding.html

A. Travis. UK terror-related arrests rose almost 60% to record high in 2017. The Guardian, March 8, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/08/uk-terror-related-arrests-rose-almost-60-to-record-high-in-2017

Texas man facing Tewksbury weapons charges said he was on classified government mission. Disobedient Media, March 27, 2018. URL: https://disobedientmedia.com/2018/03/texas-man-facing-tewksbury-weapons-charges-said-he-was-on-classified-government-mission/

R. Spillett, J. Tozer. Could more Manchester bomb victims have been saved? Report reveals firefighters were barred from helping for two hours and survivors were put on advertising boards because of a lack of stretchers. Mail Online, March 27, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5548995/Chaotic-response-Manchester-Arena-bombing-criticised-report.html

C. Nye, L. Sands. Police should need warrant’ to download phone data. BBC, March 27, 2018. URL: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-43507661

M. Lenthang. FBI intercept six suspicious packages containing explosive components and disturbing messages sent to military sites around DC. Mail Online, March 27, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5547469/Six-suspicious-packages-sent-military-sites-Washington-DC.html

A. Mustafayev. Number of terrorism, extremism convicts increases in Kyrgyzstan. Trend News Agency, March 26, 2018. URL: https://en.trend.az/casia/kyrgyzstan/2877067.html

I. Lutfia Tisnadibrata. Indonesian terror groups get funding through social media: government report. Benar News, October 18, 2017. URL: https://www.benarnews.org/english/news/indonesian/indonesia-militants-10182017182219.html

T. Durden. Pulse Nightclub killer’s father was decade-long FBI informant, planned terrorist attacks against Pakistan. ZeroHedge, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-26/pulse-nightclub-killers-father-was-decade-long-fbi-informant-planned-terrorist

F. Reccia. The evolving terrorist threat to China’s Central Asia. Global Risk Insights, January 22, 2018. URL: https://globalriskinsights.com/2018/01/china-central-asia-serb-projects-terrorism-risk/

H. Waszkewitz. The growing insurgent threat in Egypt’s Western desert. Global Risk Insights, February 16, 2018. URL: https://globalriskinsights.com/2018/02/militancy-egypt-western-desert/

J. Kryt. Inside the ISIS terror plot to kill US diplomats in Colombia. The Daily Beast, March 25, 2018. URL: https://www.thedailybeast.com/inside-the-isis-terror-plot-to-kill-us-diplomats-in-colombia

Chechens fear returning ISIS fighters and other world stories. Deutsche Welle Documentary, YouTube, January 29, 2018. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yPbLerhRCQ

D. Lerner. France suffered its 20th Islamist attack since 2014. Experts explain how Italy stayed terror-free. Haaretz, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/europe/.premium-what-italy-is-doing-differently-to-avoid-terror-attacks-1.5939572

Saddam’s party: what’s left today. Al Jazeera, March 21. 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/03/saddam-party-left-today-180319100523008.html

Rwanda commits $1 million towards joint force to pacify the Sahel region. The New Times, March 23, 2018. URL: http://www.newtimes.co.rw/section/read/231552/

EU extends sanctions on three Libyan political figures. Libyan Express, March 25, 2018. URL: http://www.libyanexpress.com/eu-extends-sanctions-on-three-libyan-political-figures/

Jordan foils ISIS plot targeting intelligence, police. Asharq al-Awsat, March 26, 2018. URL: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1217516/jordan-foils-isis-plot-targeting-intelligence-police

J. Vandiver. Ina first, AFRICOM strikes al-Qaida in Libya as fight expands beyond ISIS. Stars and Stripes, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.stripes.com/news/in-a-first-africom-strikes-al-qaida-in-libya-as-fight-expands-beyond-isis-1.518792

N. Yazbeck. Three years on, Yemen war at deadly impasse. AFP, March 26, 2018. URL: https://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/39633709/three-years-on-yemen-war-at-deadly-impasse/

A timeline of key events in Egypt since the 2011 uprising. Associated Press, March 26, 2018. URL: http://www.star-telegram.com/news/nation-world/world/article206810364.html

J. Karam. US-UAE counter-terrorism operations on the rise in Yemen. The National, March 25, 2018. URL: https://www.thenational.ae/world/mena/us-uae-counter-terrorism-operations-on-the-rise-in-yemen-1.715962

France has ’20,000 Muslim extremists on watch list’ – anti-Islamist NGO activist. Sputnik, March 24, 2018. URL: https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201803241062869961-thousands-muslims-watch-list/

R. Fisk. As we look back on the horror of Iraq 15 years later, I wonder – would this have happened if Trump was president? The Independent, March 23, 2018. URL: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/iraq-war-anniversary-tony-blair-president-bush-trump-death-middle-east-a8270516.html

A. Toumaj. Death of a general: what Shaban Nasiri reveals about Iran’s secretive Quds force. War on the Rocks, March 23, 2018. URL: https://warontherocks.com/2018/03/death-of-a-general-what-shaban-nasiri-reveals-about-irans-secretive-qods-force/

From ‘Islamic State’ victim to terrorist hunter – Masoud’s list. Deutsche Welle Documentary, YouTube, October 17, 2017. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6pxRD5IAQQ

Sinai: what is happening and why. Al Jazeera, March 24, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/03/sinai-happening-180319120524428.html

UAE-backed forces accused of arbitrary arrests, torture in Yemen. Al Jazeera, March 24, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/03/uae-backed-forces-accused-arbitrary-arrests-torture-yemen-180323174236257.html

G. Carey. Syria’s civil war. Bloomberg, March 20, 2018. URL: https://www.bloomberg.com/quicktake/syrias-civil-war

B. Breen-Portnoy. Top Israeli diplomat: UNIFIL ‘must do more’ to thwart Hezbollah’s armament efforts in Southern Lebanon. The Algemeiner, March 22, 2018. URL: https://www.algemeiner.com/2018/03/23/southern-libya-terrorisms-next-frontier/

7. State Repression and Civil War at Home and Clandestine & Open Warfare Abroad

S. Kinzer. Efrain Rios Montt, Guatemalan dictator convicted of genocide, dies at 91. The New York Times, April 1, 2018. URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/01/obituaries/efrain-rios-montt-guatemala-dead.html

C. Irving. How to kill democracy in four easy steps: lessons on the Gestapo at 85. The Daily Beast, March 31, 2018. URL: https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-to-kill-democracy-in-four-easy-steps-lessons-on-the-gestapo-at-85?source=TDB&via=FB_Page

Mali hands ‘de facto chief of Islamic Police’ over to ICC. Al Jazeera, April 1, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/mali-hands-de-facto-chief-islamic-police-icc-180401080736694.html

Another US state recognizes the Holomodor in Ukraine as genocide. UAWire, March 31, 2018. URL: http://uawire.org/another-us-state-recognizes-the-holodomor-in-ukraine-as-genocide

D. Dilegge, A. Keshavarz, R.J. Bunker (Eds.). Iranian and Hezbollah hybrid warfare activities. A Small Wars Journal Anthology. Universe, 2016, 780p.

Z. Dorfman. The disappeared. China’s global kidnapping campaign has gone on for years. It may now be reaching inside US borders. Foreign Policy, March 29, 2018. URL: http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/03/29/the-disappeared-china-renditions-kidnapping/

K. Manjapara. When will Britain face up to its crimes against humanity? The Guardian, March 29, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/29/slavery-abolition-compensation-when-will-britain-face-up-to-its-crimes-against-humanity

Warsaw: Russian special services have stepped up operations in Poland. UAWire, March 27, 2018. URL: http://uawire.org/warsaw-russian-special-services-have-stepped-up-operations-in-poland

UN: war crimes evidence in Syria ‘overwhelming,’ not all can be pursued. VOA, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.voanews.com/a/un-war-crimes-evidence-syria-overwhelming-not-all-can-be-pursued/4316943.html

Russia denies US claims it is arming the Afghan Taliban. The New Arab, March 25, 2018. URL: https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2018/3/25/russia-denies-us-claims-it-is-arming-the-taliban

E.C. Luck. Why the United Nations underperforms at preventing mass atrocities. Genocide Studies and Prevention: an International Journal, 11(3), 2018, pp.32-47. URL: http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1516&context=gsp

Khin Mai Aung. Why the Rohinya can’t return. Huffington Post, March 20, 2018. URL: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/why-rohingya-apos-t-return-192535250.html

B. Doherty. Aung San Suu Kyi: lawyers seek persecution for crimes against humanity. The Guardian, March 16, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/17/aung-san-suu-kyi-faces-prosecution-for-crimes-against-humanity

C. Maza. Another Ukraine? Russia backs separatist politician’s military buildup in Bosnia and Herzegovina, research shows. Newsweek, March 16, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/another-war-bosnia-russia-backs-separatist-politicians-military-buildup-europe-846949

T. O’Connor. Rape is a weapon of war wielded against girls and women in Syria, UN report says. Newsweek, March 15, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/rape-weapon-war-wielded-against-girls-women-syria-un-report-says-846887

America’s guns: secret pipeline to Syria. Al Jazeera, march 15, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/peopleandpower/2018/03/america-guns-secret-pipeline-syria-180314121047479.html

F. Osman. Palestinians are facing genocide; Israel deserves its international pariah status. Middle East Monitor, March 14, 2018. URL: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180314-palestinians-are-facing-genocide-israel-deserves-its-international-pariah-status/

UN: rape used as wide-scale weapon of war in Syria. Middle East Monitor, March 15, 2018. URL: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180315-un-rape-used-as-wide-scale-weapon-of-war-in-syria/

B. Cole. Philippine’s President Duterte can still be tried in The Hague even if his country leaves international criminal court, rights group says. Newsweek, March 14, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/philippines-president-duterte-can-still-face-hague-despite-leaving-icc-says-844333

H. Blake, T. Warren, R. Holmes, J. Leopold, J. Bradley, A. Campbell. From Russia with blood. BuzzFeed, June 15, 2017. URL: https://www.buzzfeed.com/heidiblake/from-russia-with-blood-14-suspected-hits-on-british-soil?utm_term=.vokAVnDx8 - .ygdY6M1gR

C. Boyd. The bookkeeper of Auschwitz dies aged 96 without ever seeing the inside of a jail cell for his role in 300,000 murders. Mail Online, March 12, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5491993/The-Bookkeeper-Auschwitz-DIES-aged-96.html

T. Ramadan. How German women suffered largest mass rape in history by Soviets. Al Arabiya, March 11, 2018. URL: https://english.alarabiya.net/en/features/2018/03/11/PICTURES-The-largest-mass-rape-in-history.html

C. Glass. ‘Rise and kill first’ explores the corrupting effects of Israel’s assassination program. The Intercept, March 11, 2018. URL: https://theintercept.com/2018/03/11/israel-mossad-assassination-book/

K. Ferguson. Toll of Putin’s ‘authoritarian’ rule laid bare: Russian president has imposed 50 new laws to ‘strangle democracy and destroy dissent’ in five years, NGO warns as he is set to be re-elected. Mail Online, March 9, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5478753/Putin-imposed-50-authoritarian-laws-Russia-five-years.html

Balkars in North Caucasus mark anniversary of Stalin-era deportation. RFE/RL, March 8, 2018. URL: https://www.rferl.org/a/balkars-anniversary-stalin-era-deportation-anniversary/29086407.html

K. Amatmoekrim. Hoe Nederland zijn strafkamp in Nieuw-Guinea trachtte te vermommen. De Correspondent, March 7, 2018. URL: https://decorrespondent.nl/8020/hoe-nederland-zijn-strafkamp-in-nieuw-guinea-trachtte-te-vermommen/3214246561460-d2195119?pk_campaign=sharer&pk_kwd=twitter

‘Acts of genocide’ suspected against Rohingya in Myanmar, says UN. Malaymail Online, March 7, 2018. URL: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/world/article/acts-of-genocide-suspected-against-rohingya-in-myanmar-says-un - jeXJ5CTr1QqH6sEV.97

Update: incident in Salisbury. Metropolitan Police, March 6, 2018. URL: http://news.met.police.uk/news/update-incident-in-salisbury-297359

O. Carroll. Sergei Skripal: Russia accuses UK media of ‘phobia’ and ‘hype’ over spy ‘poisoning.’ The Independent, March 6, 2018. URL: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/sergie-skripal-russia-uk-media-poisoning-salibury-phobia-hype-a8241696.html

S. Khan. Who is Sergei Skripal, the former Russian spy found ‘in critical condition’ in Salisbury? The Independent, March 6, 2018. URL: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/who-is-sergei-skripal-former-russian-spy-critical-condition-salisbury-a8241271.html

L. Dearden, K. Sengupta, O. Carroll. Man left critically ill in Wiltshire after exposure to unknown substance ‘is former Russian spy.’ The Independent, March 5, 2018. URL: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/wiltshire-critically-ill-unknown-substance-salisbury-former-russian-spy-a8241121.html

S. Osborne. Sergei Skripal: UK counter-terrorism police helping investigation into suspected poisoning of former Russian spy. The Independent, March 6, 2018. URL: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/sergei-skripal-poisoning-zizzi-salisbury-uk-counter-terror-police-russia-spy-mi6-a8241611.html

S. Hamad. Denial and distortion: obscuring Assad’s genocide in Syria. The New Arab, February 28, 2018. URL: https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/Comment/2018/2/28/Obscuring-Assads-genocide-in-Syria

C. Maza. Syrian war criminals will be punished for civilian suffering, UN official warns. Newsweek, March 2, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/syrian-war-criminals-will-be-punished-civilian-suffering-un-official-warns-829249

8. Prevention and Preparedness Studies

C. Burack. Number of Salafists in Germany has doubled in past five years. Deutsche Welle, April 4, 2018. URL: http://www.dw.com/en/number-of-salafists-in-germany-has-doubled-in-past-five-years/a-43243111?maca=en-Twitter-sharing

TSC IntelBrief: the UK and preventing radicalization. The Soufan Center, March 29, 2018. URL: http://thesoufancenter.org/intelbrief-uk-preventing-radicalization/

E. Filimanova. View from the inside: Muslim ex-detainee on radicalization & ‘dog-eat-dog’ world of UK prisons. Sputnik, April 3, 2018. URL: https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201804031063032829-radicalization-prison-britain-muslim/

L. Bonnelli, F. Carrie. Radicalité engage, radicalités révoltées – Une enquete sur les mineurs suivis par la protection judiciaire de la jeunesse. Ministère de la Justice, March 2018, 2018, 218 pp. URL: http://www.ladocumentationfrancaise.fr/rapports-publics/184000167/index.shtml

K. Reidy. Radicalization as a vector: exploring non-violent and benevolent processes of radicalization. Journal for Deradicalization, #14, March 30, 2018. URL: http://journals.sfu.ca/jd/index.php/jd/article/view/141/116

P. Byrne. Anatomy of terror: what makes normal people become extremists? New Scientist, August 16, 2017. URL: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23531390-700-anatomy-of-terror-what-makes-normal-people-become-extremists/ - .WZrxrpaggrQ.twitter

Radicalization in Bosnia –Islamists gaining ground. Deutsche Welle Documentary, YouTube, March 27, 2018. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdZ6eHuulk4

T. Durden. UK: full speed ahead on islamization. ZeroHedge, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-25/uk-full-speed-ahead-islamization

N. Hénin. ‘Prevent to protect’: analysis and perspective on the French program to counter terrorism and radicalization. European Eye on Radicalization, March 2, 2018. URL: https://eeradicalization.com/prevent-to-protect-analysis-and-perspective-on-the-french-program-to-counter-terrorism-and-radicalization/

F. Marone. Jihadist radicalization and terrorism in Italy: a happy exception? European Eye on radicalization, March 16, 2018. URL: https://eeradicalization.com/jihadist-radicalization-and-terrorism-in-italy-a-happy-exception/

L. Dearden. ‘Remote radicalization’ is making attack plans harder to detect, warns government’s terror adviser. The Independent, January 25, 2018. URL: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/radicalisation-remote-internet-online-terror-attack-plans-max-hill-terrorism-laws-legislation-report-a8178511.html

My Salafist life: former Islamist gives inside story on radicalism in Germany. Sputnik, October 29, 2017. URL: https://sputniknews.com/europe/201710291058637278-germany-salafist-movement/

‘Unbroken’ ideology: how radical Islamist networks survive in Germany. Sputnik, January 13, 2018. URL: https://sputniknews.com/europe/201801131060731757-unbroken-ideology-radical-islamist-networks/

T. Sculthorpe, J. Tapsfield. Ex-integration tsar warns a £50million plan to end divided communities is not enough ‘heal the nation’ after report reveals 770,000 people in Britain don’t speak English. Mail Online, March 14, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5498913/Plans-register-Sharia-marriages-mix-cultures-schools.html

T. Sculthorpe. Extremist parents who sympathize with ISIS could have their children taken away by the courts, Justice Secretary warns. Mail Online, March 13, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5496183/Extremist-parents-children-taken-away.html

Solahudin. Terrorism ‘zaman now’: is social media feeding radicalization? Indonesia at Melbourne, March 13, 2018. URL: http://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/terrorism-zaman-now-is-social-media-feeding-radicalisation/ - .WqewD0Z01yE.twitter

A. Speckhard, A. Shajkovci, B. Lodo. Fighting ISIS on Facebook – Breaking the ISIS brand counternarratives project. ‘ISIS were brainwashing the kids’ ‘To talk them into becoming martyrs.’ International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism, March 8, 2018. URL: http://www.icsve.org/research-reports/fighting-isis-on-facebook-breaking-the-isis-brand-counter-narratives-project/

A. Speckhard, A. Shajkovci, H. Fazliu. Bringing down the digital caliphate: breaking the ISIS brand counter-narratives intervention with Albanian speaking Facebook accounts. International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism, February 14, 2018. URL: http://www.icsve.org/research-reports/bringing-down-the-digital-caliphate-a-breaking-the-isis-brand-counter-narratives-intervention-with-albanian-speaking-facebook-accounts/?utm_content=bufferc5674&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=bu

A.J. Gielen. Countering violent extremism: a realist review for assessing what works, for whom, in what circumstances, and how? Terrorism and Political Violence, May 3, 2017. URL: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09546553.2017.1313736?journalCode=ftpv20

L. Colaert (Ed.) ‘De-radicalization. Scientific insights for policy. Flamish Peace Institute, September 2017. URL: https://www.flemishpeaceinstitute.eu/sites/vlaamsvredesinstituut.eu/files/files/reports/deradicalisering_eng_lowres.pdf

D.H. Heinke. Countering radicalization and recruitment of so-called jihadists - Proscription of radicalization hubs. Defense against Terrorism Review, 8(1), 2016, pp. 89-97. URL: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/03/03/590540286/8-killed-80-injured-in-attacks-in-burkina-faso

M. Grossman, P. Thomas. Community reporting” the key to defeating terrorism. Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), #5, Summer 2017. URL: https://www.crestresearch.ac.uk/csrflipbook/issue-5/?page=32

N. Ferguson. Understanding engagement in violent extremism in Northern Ireland. Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats, #6, Autumn 2018. URL: https://www.crestresearch.ac.uk/csrflipbook/issue-6/?page=30

S. Newcombe. Disengagement: lessons from cults and sectarian groups. Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats, #7, Winter 2018. URL: https://www.crestresearch.ac.uk/csrflipbook/issue-7/?page=30

T. Wilchen Christensen. From extremist to democratic citizens. Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), #7, Winter 2018. URL: https://www.crestresearch.ac.uk/csrflipbook/issue-7/?page=30

J. Singh. Sikh radicalization in Britain. Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), #7, Winter 2018. URL: https://www.crestresearch.ac.uk/csrflipbook/issue-7/?page=30

S. Marsden. Reintegrating extremists: ‘de-radicalization and desistance.’ Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), #7, Winter 2018. URL: https://www.crestresearch.ac.uk/csrflipbook/issue-7/?page=30

9. Intelligence

Michael Hayden; full Q&A; Oxford Union, YouTube, August 25, 2017. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exw9HpK_ytI

J. Murdock. Who is tracking D.C. cell phones? Homeland Security confirms finding surveillance devices in Washington. Newsweek, April 4, 20118. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/who-tracking-dc-cell-phones-homeland-security-confirms-finding-surveillance-871331

S. Rotella. John Bolton skewed intelligence, say people who worked with him. ProPublica, March 30, 2018. URL: https://www.propublica.org/article/john-bolton-national-security-adviser-intelligence

J. Bamford. Anti-intelligence. What happens when the president goes to war with his own spies? The New Republic, March 19, 2018. URL: https://newrepublic.com/article/147366/anti-intelligence

C. Bing. Eugene Kaspersky defends publishing ‘Slingshot’ report. Cyberscoop, March 28, 2018. URL: https://www.cyberscoop.com/kaspersky-slingshot-isis-operation-comments/

K. Bo Williams. DOJ watchdog launches probe into alleged FISA abuse. The Hill, March 28, 2018. URL: http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/380708-doj-watchdog-launches-probe-into-alleged-fisa-abuse

J. Smith. British spy who wrote Trump dirty dossier also gave the FBI a report claiming Putin media tsar who US claimed died accidentally was actually bludgeoned to death in a Washington DC hotel room. Mail Online, March 27, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5550599/FBI-secret-report-dirty-dossier-spy-claims-Russia-killed-Putins-former-media-czar.html

K. Ferguson. Cambridge Analytica whistleblower tells MPs his predecessor was found dead in a hotel room in Kenya and may have been poisoned after a deal went ‘sour’ Mail Online, March 27, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5548919/Christopher-Wylie-says-predecessor-killed.html

K. Nimmo. Deep black secrets: trillions spent by shadow government on covert programs. Newsbud, March 19, 2018. URL: https://www.newsbud.com/2018/03/19/deep-black-secrets-trillions-spent-by-shadow-government-on-covert-programs/

L. Beinhart. On torture, war crimes and Trump’s pick for CIA director. Al Jazeera, March 24, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/torture-war-crimes-trump-pick-cia-director-180323102340794.html

On the topic of Open Source Intelligence. Dumpsterfire.life, March 23, 2018. URL: https://blog.dumpsterfire.life/2018/03/09/on-the-topic-of-osint/

R. Chun. China’s new frontiers in dystopian tech. Defense One, March 19, 2018. URL: http://www.defenseone.com/technology/2018/03/chinas-new-frontiers-dystopian-tech/146776/?oref=d-mostread

T. Durden. Big brother arrives: China bans people with ‘bad social credit’ from planes, trains. ZeroHedge, March 19, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-19/big-brother-arrives-china-bans-people-bad-social-credit-planes-trains

A. Bevege. Australia, Southeast Asia to share intelligence to fight terror. Reuters, March 17, 2018. URL: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-asean-australia-counter-terrorism/australia-southeast-asia-to-share-intelligence-to-fight-terror-idUSKCN1GT07E

P. Thompson, R. Ardehali. Ex-spy thought to be missing with the ‘runaway princess’ daughter of a billionaire Dubai ruler named as a former French Navy officer with a submarine business in Florida. Mail Online, March 17, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5513939/Ex-spy-thought-missing-runaway-princess-named.html

Qanon – Meet Snowden @Snowden live interview with Norwegian students from ‘Russia’ 3/11/18. Willful Ignorance Warrior, YouTube, March 11, 2018. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_celN13Ujc

ZeroHedge. Ex-FBI asst. director says upcoming inspector general report is ‘our TNT’. Infowars.com, March 17, 2018. URL: https://www.infowars.com/ex-fbi-asst-director-says-upcoming-inspector-general-report-is-pure-tnt/

L. Gambino. Trump lawyer calls for end to Russia investigation after McGabe firing. The Guardian, March 17, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/mar/17/donald-trump-lawyer-andrew-mccabe-fbi-fired-brennan

10. Cyber Operations and Information Warfare

D. Olenick. Cyberattack knocks Energy Services group offline. SCMagazine, April 3, 2018. URL: https://www.scmagazine.com/cyberattack-knocks-energy-services-group-offline/article/755983/

R. Camber. Just one in 100 crimes on the web ends with a conviction and 99% of crooks escape justice as police commissioner says systems ‘couldn’t cope’ if all reports were passed on. Mail Online, April 2, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5570959/Just-one-100-crimes-web-ends-conviction.html

R. Urie. Facebook and the rise of anti-social media. Counterpunch, April 2, 2018. URL: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/04/02/facebook-and-the-rise-of-anti-social-media/

Facebook being used to ‘incite real harm’ in Myanmar, says Zuckerberg: report. Channel News Asia, April 3, 2018. URL: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/people-using-facebook-harm-myanmar-rohingya-mark-zuckerberg-10097990

T. Sculthorpe. Russia’s ‘shopping list of subversion’: leaked emails show Kremlin is prepared to pay for hacking, propaganda and rent-a-mob rallies to sow dissent. Mail Online, April 2, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5569733/Leaked-emails-Kremlin-prepared-pay-hacking.html

S. Zizek. Cambridge Analytica didn’t abuse the happiness industry – it was used exactly how it was intended to be. The Independent, March 27, 2018. URL: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/cambridge-analytica-facebook-happiness-industry-didnt-misuse-it-a8275961.html

J. Dalton. Facebook and Google are becoming too big to be governed, French president Macron warns. The Independent, April 1, 2018. URL: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/facebook-google-too-big-french-president-emmanuel-macron-ai-artificial-intelligence-regulate-govern-a8283726.html

Iran to block Telegram messaging app: reports. Al Jazeera, April 1, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/iran-block-telegram-messaging-app-officials-180401095059178.html

T. Durden. Facebook in turmoil: employees in uproar over executive’s leaked memo. ZeroHedge, March 31, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-31/facebook-turmoil-employees-uproar-over-executives-leaked-memo

C. Cadwalladr. AggregateIQ: the obscure Canadian tech firm and the Brexit data riddle. The Guardian, March 31, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/31/aggregateiq-canadian-tech-brexit-data-riddle-cambridge-analytica?CMP=share_btn_tw

T. Pendergast. The next Cold War is here, and it’s all about data. WIRED. March 28, 2018. URL: https://wired.trib.al/KlLAbOZ

T. Durden. New project aims to ‘fact-check the fact-checkers.’ Zerohedge, March 29, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-28/new-project-aims-fact-check-fact-checkers

D. Curran. Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you. The Guardian, March 29, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/28/all-the-data-facebook-google-has-on-you-privacy

P. Weston. TalkTalk’s web security flaw that was ‘worryingly easy’ to hack left millions of private customer details exposed – and the firm knew about it for years. Mail Online, March 29, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5558199/TalkTalks-worryingly-easy-web-security-flaw-expose-millions-private-customer-details.html

T. Durden. Cambridge Analytica whistleblower tells UK lawmakers, Trump’s election made him speak out. ZeroHedge, March 27, 2018. URL:

C.S. Clark. In the era of fake news, VOA is fact checking Russia’s messages. Defense One, March 28, 2018. URL: http://www.defenseone.com/threats/2018/03/era-fake-news-voa-fact-checking-russias-messages/146998/

S. Khandelwal. Facebook and Cambridge Analytica what’s happened so far. The Hacker News, March 23, 2018. URL: https://thehackernews.com/2018/03/facebook-cambridge-analytica.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheHackersNews+(The+Hackers+News+-+Security+Blog)&_m=3n.009a.1708.ko0aof3um8.11eh

Leader of hacking group who stole $1 billion from banks arrested in Spain. The Hacker News, March 26, 2018. URL: https://thehackernews.com/2018/03/carbanak-russian-hacker.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheHackersNews+(The+Hackers+News+-+Security+Blog)&_m=3n.009a.1708.ko0aof3um8.11dy

S. Halpern. Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, and the revelations of open secrets. The New Yorker, March 21, 2018. URL: https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/cambridge-analytica-facebook-and-the-revelations-of-open-secrets?mbid=social_twitter

A. Palmer. How to download the mountains of data Facebook has on you – including call logs, texts, ads you’ve clicked, and conversations you thought you deleted. Mail Online, March 27, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5547289/How-download-mountains-data-Facebook-including-call-logs-text-messages.html

C. Stewart. Facebook may have consent, but not approval. Medium, March 26, 2018. URL: https://medium.com/@Brookings/the-next-russian-attack-will-be-far-worse-than-bots-and-trolls-32778043ea34

A. Polyakova. The next Russian attack will be far worse than bots and trolls. The Brookings Institution, via Medium, March 26, 2018. URL: https://medium.com/@Brookings/the-next-russian-attack-will-be-far-worse-than-bots-and-trolls-32778043ea34

T. Durden. How to uncover the apps tracking you on Facebook (and block them). ZeroHedge, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-26/how-uncover-apps-tracking-you-facebook-and-block-them

Germany seeks ‘stricter’ Facebook control amid data leak. Sputnik, March 26, 2018. URL: https://sputniknews.com/europe/201803261062922206-germany-facebook-control-data-leak/

Lifting the lid on Facebook’s surveillance machinery. Al Jazeera, March 25, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/listeningpost/2018/03/lifting-lid-facebook-surveillance-machinery-180324072727764.html

C. Maza. The world’s best hackers: why Iran is a bigger threat to the US than Russia, China or North Korea. Newsweek, March 23, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/best-hackers-world-iranian-cyber-spies-indicted-trump-859023

J. Murdock. Google AI expert says Facebook is used for ‘psychological control.’ Newsweek, March 23, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/google-ai-expert-claims-facebook-used-psychological-control-858254

Ukrainian Security Service shuts down the operation of the office of ‘pro-Kremlin hackers’ in Kyiv. UAWire, March 24, 2018. URL: http://uawire.org/sbu-claims-to-have-exposed-the-activities-of-the-office-of-pro-kremlin-hackers-in-kyiv

A. Griffin. Facebook’s latest data scandal is just the beginning – and not even the worst of it, warn privacy experts. The Independent, March 20, 2018. URL: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-cambridge-analytica-latest-data-breach-privacy-explained-a8265601.html

How Israel rules the world of cyber security, VICE on HBO, full episode. Vice News, YouTube, March 14, 2018. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ca-C3voZwpM

British officials probe 2,800 Russian bots that ‘spread confusion’ after Salisbury nerve agent attack on former spy. Mail Online, March 24, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5538699/Officials-probe-2-800-Russian-bots-spread-confusion.html

C. Boyd. Iranian hackers with links to the Tehran government stole secret from around 20 British universities in a massive cyber attack on academics’ computers. Mail Online, March 24, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5539377/Iranian-hackers-linked-Tehran-government-stole-secrets-20-British-universities.html?ito=social-twitter_dailymailUK

11. Risk & Threat Assessments, Forecasts, Analytical Studies

TSC Intelbrief: the unfathomable scale of the global refugee crisis. The Soufan Center, April 4, 2018. URL: http://thesoufancenter.org/intelbrief-the-unfathomable-scale-of-the-global-refugee-crisis/

Monsoons could bring ‘enormous deaths’ for Rohingya refugees. Yenisefak.com, April 3, 2018. URL: https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/monsoons-could-bring-enormous-deaths-for-rohingya-refugees-3208222

M. Rendon, M.L. Schneider. Venezuela’s crisis is now a regional humanitarian disaster. Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), March 23m 2018. URL: https://www.csis.org/analysis/venezuelas-crisis-now-regional-humanitarian-disaster

W. Laqueur, C. Wall. The future of terrorism. ISIS, al-Qaeda and the alt-right. Thomas Dunne Books, 2018, 272 pp. URL: https://www.amazon.com/Future-Terrorism-ISIS-Al-Qaeda-Alt-Right/dp/1250142512

T. Durden. US power grid vulnerable to ‘devastating’ attack, NRC finds. Zerohedge, March 31, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-31/us-power-grid-vulnerable-devastating-attack-new-report-finds

Conflict Barometer 2017. Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research, February 28, 2018. URL: https://hiik.de/news/?lang=en

T. Durden. Bain: collision of demographics, automation, and inequality signals societal catastrophe. ZeroHedge, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-26/bain-collision-demographics-automation-and-inequality-signals-societal-catastrophe

J. Watts. Land degradation threatens human wellbeing, major report warns. The Guardian, March 26, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/mar/26/land-degradation-is-undermining-human-wellbeing-un-report-warns

UN: 124 million people suffer hunger worldwide. Al Jazeera, March 24, 2018. URL: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/03/124-million-people-suffer-hunger-worldwide-180324104513289.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

J. Watts. Destruction of nature as dangerous as climate change, scientists warn. The Guardian, March 23, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/mar/23/destruction-of-nature-as-dangerous-as-climate-change-scientists-warn

K. Stanley Robinson. Empty half the earth of its humans. It’s the only way to save the planet. The Guardian, March 20, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/mar/20/save-the-planet-half-earth-kim-stanley-robinson

D. Carrington. Paul Ehrlich: ’Collapse of civilization is a near certainty within decades.’ The Guardian, March 22, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/mar/22/collapse-civilisation-near-certain-decades-population-bomb-paul-ehrlich

WPF warns of famine threat in northeast Nigeria. Ddinews.gov.uk, March 20, 2018. URL: http://www.ddinews.gov.in/international/wfp-warns-famine-threat-northeast-nigeria

C. Werrell, F. Femia. US intelligence community: impacts of climate change raise the risk of conflict in 2018. The Center for Climate & Security, February 14, 2018. URL: https://climateandsecurity.org/2018/02/14/u-s-intelligence-community-impacts-of-climate-change-raise-the-risk-of-conflict-in-2018/

S.L. Desmarais, J. Simons-Rudolph, C.S. Bruugh, E. Schilling, C. Horgan. The state of scientific knowledge factors associated with terrorism. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 4(4), 2018, pp. 180-209. URL: http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2017-40487-001

P. Gill. Testing the reliability, validity and equity of terrorism risk assessment tools. 11th AETAP Conference, Helsinki, Finland, April 24-26, 2018. URL: http://www.aetap.eu/next-conference.html

T. Durden. Stock market drop is greatest threat to global stability, according to The Economist. March 4, 2018. URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-02/stock-market-drop-greatest-global-risk-according-economist

B. Schuurman. Research on terrorism, 2007-2018: a review of the data, methods, and authorship. Terrorism and Political Violence, March 1, 2018. URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/09546553.2018.1439023

P. Connor. International migration from sub-Subharan Africa has grown dramatically since 2010. Pew Research Center, February 28, 2018. URL: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/02/28/international-migration-from-sub-saharan-africa-has-grown-dramatically-since-2010/

H. Tuttle. Environment, cyber risk top WEF risk predictions. Risk Management, March 1, 2018. URL: http://www.rmmagazine.com/2018/03/01/environment-cyberrisk-top-wef-risk-predictions/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

12. Also Worth Reading

P. Weston. World’s fastest growing cities mapped: from Delhi to Beijing, interactive atlas reveals the speed at which people are moving to urban areas. Mail Online, March 20, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5559683/Incredible-atlas-reveals-speed-people-moving-urban-areas.html

J. Scales Avery. ‘The devil’s dynamo’ – The Military-Industrial-Complex as a major reason of our global crisis. Transnational.live, March 30, 2018. URL: https://transnational.live/2018/03/30/the-devils-dynamo-the-military-industrial-complex-as-a-major-reason-of-our-global-crisis/

C. Maza. Christianity is a dying religion for millennials in Europe. Newsweek, March 23, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/christianity-dying-religion-millennials-europe-859272

Our leaders are psychopaths. Corbett Report Extras, YouTube, July 17, 2017. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPf5i84BqcA

R. Lewis. Horror is good for you as it provides a ‘safe channel for our dark side’, says one author. Mail Online, March 22, 2018. URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/books/article-5533457/Scared-death-Dont-panic-horror-good-you.html

L. Freedman. The meaning of strategy, part I: the origins. Texas National Security Review, 1(1), October 26, 2017. URL: https://tnsr.org/2017/10/meaning-strategy-part-origin-story/

G. Sitaraman. The three crises of liberal democracy. The Guardian, March 17, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/17/the-three-crises-of-liberal-democracy

P. Mishra. The crisis in modern masculinity. The Guardian, March 17, 2018. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/mar/17/the-crisis-in-modern-masculinity

T. O’Connor. US arms sales explode, giving more weapons for wars in the Middle East. Newsweek, March 12, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/us-arms-sales-explode-giving-more-weapons-wars-middle-east-841460

P. Mason. Forging a new frontline in the war against neoliberalism. Mint Press, March 12, 2018. URL: https://www.mintpressnews.com/second-trench-forging-new-frontline-war-neoliberalism/238842/

NATO expansion: what Gorbachev heard. National Security Archive, December 12, 2017. URL: https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/briefing-book/russia-programs/2017-12-12/nato-expansion-what-gorbachev-heard-western-leaders-early

X. Mallett. The God complex: how to spot an everyday psychopath. Newsweek, March 9, 2018. URL: http://www.newsweek.com/psychopath-god-complex-812746

Resilient cities, safe societies. The Hague Center for Strategic Studies (HCSS), February 28, 2018. URL: https://www.hcss.nl/report/resilient-cities-safe-societies

F. Cunningham. US collapse- the spectacle of our time. Sputnik, February 25, 2018. URL: https://sputniknews.com/columnists/201802251061983205-us-collapse-spectacle-of-our-time/

About the Compiler: Berto Jongman is Assistant Editor of ‘Perspectives on Terrorism’. He is a former senior Military Intelligence Analyst and currently an International Consultant on CBRN issues. A sociologist by training, he also worked for civilian Swedish and Dutch research institutes. Jongman was the recipient of the Golden Candle Award for his World Conflict & Human Rights Maps, published by PIOOM. He is editor of the volume ‘Contemporary Genocides’ and has also contributed to various editions of ‘Political Terrorism’, the award-winning handbook of terrorism research, edited by Alex P. Schmid.



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