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Gender and Countering Islamic State Radicalisation

Gender and Countering Islamic State Radicalisation

The women targeted by counter-terrorism polices are denied politics, their agency is reduced to a lack of knowledge, and they are assumed to be rational but ‘misguided’.

ISIS Threat Laps the Caribbean

ISIS Threat Laps the Caribbean

With the region’s porous borders and often weak state capacity to deal with security threats, regional governments must gear up to the challenges that face them.

Independently Wealthy: ISIL’s Sinews of War

Independently Wealthy: ISIL’s Sinews of War

One of the primary indicators of a violent extremist organization’s potential longevity is its ability to self-finance. Today, ISIL is the richest such group in the world.

The Women of Daesh: Thinking about a Decade of Research on Women, Gender, and Terrorism

The Women of Daesh: Thinking about a Decade of Research on Women, Gender, and Terrorism

So long as gender stereotypes rule our understandings of women’s participation in terrorism, those understandings will necessarily be partial.

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The Islamic State – One Year On

The IS can no longer be viewed as a passing phenomenon and may expand in the future – unless it is coerced into total submission or at least denied a footprint in Iraq.

The Islamic ‘State’ Challenge: Defining the Actor

The Islamic ‘State’ Challenge: Defining the Actor

IS is not a terrorist group. It has acquired the ability to mobilise thousands and impose its will on millions, which is comparable to the abilities of sovereign states.

Mohammad in Texas: When Transnational Civil Society Becomes Violent

Mohammad in Texas: When Transnational Civil Society Becomes Violent

The Islamic State would be successful in winning international favor, and international recognition of its borders, if it did not resort to extreme levels of violence.

Interview – Jessica Stern

Interview – Jessica Stern

Jessica Stern discusses the strategy of ISIS, reflects on her background in Chemistry, and considers the methodological implications of researching terrorist groups.

Young Western Women, Fandom, and ISIS

Young Western Women, Fandom, and ISIS

ISIS women act increasingly as internet recruiters and online jihadists as social media offer groups ample opportunities for the cultivation of para-social relationships.

The Fundamentalists Plurality Problem

The Fundamentalists Plurality Problem

At the heart of our problems it is the fundamentalist imaginary, in both its economic and political forms, which has locked us into our present destructive cycles.

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam, Islamic State/ISIS, and challenges common understandings on the issue of Islam and democracy.

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