Overview of publications

A compiled list of the publications covered in this section.

Peer-reviewed articles

‘Replacing the standard bearer: Leadership transition in insurgent social movements,’ under review with Post-Soviet Affairs, co-authored with Cerwyn Moore.

‘Crossing the Rubicon: The Limits of Insurgent Violence in Kabardino-Balkaria,’ Perspectives on Terrorism, Vol. 14, No. 6 (2020), pp. 106-121 >>>.

‘Violent Mobilization and Non-Mobilization in the North Caucasus,’ Perspectives on Terrorism, Vol. 14, No. 2 (2020), pp. 2-10, co-authored with Julie Wilhelmsen >>>.

‘Ideology Along the Contours of Power: The Case of the Caucasus Emirate,’ Perspectives on Terrorism, Vol. 14, No. 2 (2020), pp. 11-26 >>>.

‘Broader, vaguer, weaker: The evolving ideology of the Caucasus Emirate leadership,’ Terrorism and Political Violence, Vol. 31, No. 2 (2019), pp. 367-389 >>>.

‘Building “terrorism studies” as an interdisciplinary space: Addressing recurring issues in the study of terrorism,’ Terrorism and Political Violence, 2018 >>>.

‘Between Caucasus and caliphate: The splintering of the North Caucasus insurgency,’ Caucasus Survey, Vol. 4, No. 3 (2016), pp. 194-217 >>>.

Policy briefs

‘“Russian-Speaking” Fighters in Syria, Iraq and at Home: Consequences and Context,’ Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats Policy Brief, 2017, co-authored with Cerwyn Moore  >>>.


‘Interpreting the ideological evolution of an insurgency: Lessons from the North Caucasus, 2007-2015,’ PhD thesis, University of Birmingham (2019) >>>.

Media and other publications

‘Displaced Conflict: Russia’s Qualified Success in Combatting Insurgency,’ Russia Matters, co-authored with Cerwyn Moore >>>.

‘Learning From Ideological Variance And Change,’ Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats >>>.

‘Guide: The Caucasus Emirate,’ Radicalisation Research, co-authored with Cerwyn Moore, 2017 >>>.

‘Explainer: The Chechen Conflict,’ Radicalisation Research (co-authored with Cerwyn Moore) >>>.

‘Lessons From The Decline Of The North Caucasus Insurgency,’ Crest Security Review, 4 >>>.

‘After St Petersburg: Russia and the Threat from Central Asian Terror Networks,’ Royal United Services Institute (co-authored with Dr Cerwyn Moore) >>>.

‘Russia’s domestic terrorism threat is serious, sophisticated and complex,’ The Conversation (co-authored with Dr Cerwyn Moore) >>>.

‘The North Caucasus Insurgency’s Syrian Balancing Act,’ Jihadology >>>.

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