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Now Recruiting – Middle East Editor

Now Recruiting – Middle East Editor

We seek those with an expertise on the Middle East to help expand our regional coverage and develop a cutting edge Edited Collection on the impact of Islamic State.

The Future of Islamic State Systems in Light of Rising Sectarian Tensions

The Future of Islamic State Systems in Light of Rising Sectarian Tensions

Violence in the Islamic World is not principally attributable to religion, though its increasing salience fosters conditions for sectarian conflict.

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.

Violent Jihadist Magazines: Exploiting a Human Need for Significance

Violent Jihadist Magazines: Exploiting a Human Need for Significance

It is important to bring the human side of radicalisation to the fore and to tailor any attempts at counter-radicalisation to the specific needs, passions, interest, and desires, of individuals.

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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Interview – Nori Katagiri

Dr. Katagiri discusses his latest book on insurgencies, military strategies and cooperation and Japanese-American perceptions on security, politics and the world.

After Paris: What Should (Not) Be Done?

After Paris: What Should (Not) Be Done?

In the wake of the Paris events, thinking more carefully about the contexts of these terror attacks is a useful start to normalising responses to terrorism.

ISIS and the Destruction of Antiquities

ISIS and the Destruction of Antiquities

ISIS reaps political dividends from the mere fact of the obsessive concern and anxiety in the West over the destruction of antiquities in Syria and Iraq.

The Challenges of Equitable International Burden-sharing

The Challenges of Equitable International Burden-sharing

There has to be agreement among burden-sharing actors not only that a certain goal is desirable but also regarding the ways and means of achieving said end.

Iranian Influence & Advancement in Iraq

Iranian Influence & Advancement in Iraq

Iran’s immense involvement in Iraq is indicative of its historical interest, as well as its wider ambition of being the regional hegemon.

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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.

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