Can ISIL Be Copied?
Author: Florence Gaub
European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
This paper examines the factors behind the success of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group and assesses whether other terrorist groups could reproduce this success. More on «Can ISIL Be Copied?»
CTC Sentinel 7 (10)
Author: Aaron Brantly, Jacob Zenn, Scott Menner, Vera Mironova, Loubna Mrie, Sam Whitt, James Brandon
Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
This issue of the Sentinel features articles on 1) advantages and limitations of the use of digital currencies by illicit actors, specifically jihadists; 2) Boko Haram’s recruitment, financing, and arms trafficking in the Lake Chad Region; 3) Boko Ha... More on «CTC Sentinel 7 (10)»
Why do Youth Join Boko Haram?
Author: Freedom C Onuoha
United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
By drawing on the results of a 2013 study that focused on six northern Nigerian states, this report 1) analyzes the conditions that make it possible for Boko Haram to recruit and radicalize young men within the country, and 2) what the Nigerian gover... More on «Why do Youth Join Boko Haram?»