Academic Publications

“Lone Wolf Islamic Terrorism: Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad (Carlos Bledsoe) Case Study,” Terrorism and Political Violence, forthcoming 2014.

Al-Qa`ida in the Islamic Maghreb’s Tunisia Strategy,” (with Aaron Zelin and Andrew Lebovich,” CTC Sentinel, July 23, 2013.

Perceptions of the ‘Arab Spring’ Within the Salafi-Jihadi Movement,” Jihadology, adapted from original publication in Studis in Conflict and Terrorism, November 2012.

The Forgotten History of Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations,” (with Tara Vassefi), Yale Journal of International Affairs, March 2012.

Al-Qaeda’s Rope-A-Dope,” The Journal of International Security Affairs, Fall/Winter 2011.

“The Strategic Challenge of Somalia’s al-Shabaab,” Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2009.

“The Role of Consensus in the Contemporary Struggle for Islam,” Review of Faith & International Affairs, Winter 2008.

“Is al-Qaeda’s Central Leadership Still Relevant?,” (with Kyle Dabruzzi), Middle East Quarterly, Spring 2008.

“Jihad’s New Leaders,” (with Kyle Dabruzzi), Middle East Quarterly, Summer 2007.

“No Other Gods Before Me: Spheres of Influence in the Relationship Between Christianity and Islam,” Denver Journal of International Law & Policy, 2005.

An Analysis of the Rights-Based Justification for Federal Intervention in Environmental Regulation,” Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, 2003.

A Critique of the Terrorism Exception to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act,” N.Y.U. Journal of International Law & Politics, 2002.

Resolving Outstanding Judgments Under the Terrorism Exception to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act,” N.Y.U. Law Review, 2002.