Publications

This is a list of my most recent publications.

  • Ten Years of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb: Evolution and Prospects, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. XV, Issue 9, 05/5/2017
  • “A problem for tomorrow? Tunisia, Morocco and foreign fighters” in S. Romaniuk, F. Grice, D. Irrera, S. Webb, (Eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Global Counterterrorism Policy, London, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017
  • “The GCC, Saudi Arabia and a Turbulent Region: The Evolution of Their Counter-Terrorism Strategies”, in S. Romaniuk, F. Grice, D. Irrera, S. Webb, (Eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Global Counterterrorism Policy, London, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017
  • Mustafa al-Sharkasi: the Misratan Leader of the Benghazi Defense Brigades, Militant Leadership Monitor, Vol.8, Issue 4, 4/2017
  • “Consolidating pluralism under the terrorist threat: the Tunisian case and the Algerian experience”, European View, December 2016, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp. 305–313
  • Algeria’s Role in Libya: Seeking Influence Without Interference, Jamestown Foundation, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. XIV, Issue 23, 01/12/2016
  • Libya’s Economic Crisis: Bringing the Oil Sector Back on Track, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. XIV, Issue 11, 27/05/2016
  • (Co-author Jacob Zenn), AQIM’s Resurgence: Responding to Islamic State, Jamestown Foundation, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. XIV, Issue 5, 03/03/2016
  • “La crise libyenne et ses retombées sécuritaires dans l’espace sahélo-saharien”, Études Internationales/Dirassat Duwalya, N° 128/129, 2015, pp. 89-100
  • The Ongoing Unrest in Libya and the Hyped Threat Posed by Islamic State, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. XIII, Issue 6, 20/03/2015
  • The Geography of Discontent: Tunisia’s Syrian Fighters Dilemma, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. XII, Issue 20, 24/10/2014
  • “The Importance of Southern Leaders in the Sahelisation and Hybridisation of AQIM”, in M. Milosevic, K. Rekawek (eds.), Perseverance of Terrorism: Focus on Leaders, IOS Press BV, Amsterdam, 2014, pp.64-73
  • Ansar Al-Sharia: Jihadisti a Geometria Variabile, ISPI Commentary, 25/06/2014
  • Algeria’s Political Transition Begins in the Midst of Major Security Challenges, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. XII, Issue 9, 02/05/2014
  • The Libyan Oil Crisis: Social Fragmentation in an Unstable State, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. XII, Issue 7, 04/04/2014
  • UK-Libya: the Consistency of Being Selective, ISPI Analysis, No. 238, March 2014
  • (Co-authors Andrea Dessì, Wolfgang Mühlberger, Giorgio Musso), Africa and the Mediterranean: Evolving Security Dynamics after the Arab Uprisings, German Marshall Fund, Mediterranean Paper Series 2014, 02/2014
  • “The Malian Crisis: Causes and Dynamics” in D. Dialer, H. Neisser and A. Opitz (eds), The EU’s External Action Service (EEAS): Potentials for a One Voice in Foreign Policy?, Innsbruck: IUP, 2014, pp. 135-145
  • La Turchia, lo Stato nello Stato e la rottura tra Erdoğan e Gülen, Limes Online, 25/02/2014
  • An In-Depth Look at Libya’s Controversial Militia Leader Ibrahim al-Jadhran, Jamestown Foundation, Militant Leadership Monitor, Vol.5, Issue 1, 1/2014
  • (Co-author Riccardo Fabiani), “The Malian Crisis and its Actors”, The International Spectator, Vol.48, No. 3 2013, pp. 78-97
  • “Nel Sahel, l’instabilità è stabile”, Limes – Rivista Italiana di Geopolitica, No.11/2013, pp. 193-200
  • “Tolto un Mali se ne fa un altro”, Limes – Rivista Italiana di Geopolitica, No.10/2013, pp. 125-130
  • (Co-Author Kacper Rękawek), Al Qaeda at 25: “No Point in Fighting Them Since They Themselves are Fighting Each Other?, PISM Policy Paper no. 26 (74), Warsaw, PIMS, 10/2013
  • Il problema in Turchia non è l’islamismo, è l’egemonia, Limes Online, 10/6/2013
  • Directions in North African Jihadism in the Post-Mali Conflict Environment, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. XI, Issue 11, 30/5/2013
  • “Focus on leaders? Insights from the Algerian experience”, Polish Quarterly of International Affairs, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2013, pp. 73-80
  • Algiers Reshapes Its Foreign Policy Following the InAmenas Attack, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. XI, Issue 2, 25/1/2013
  • “Anatomia del Sahara”, Limes – Rivista Italiana di Geopolitica, No.5, 11/2012
  • (Co-authors Riccardo Fabiani & Ivan Ureta) “Il Sahel dopo Gheddafi”, Limes – Rivista Italiana di Geopolitica, No.5, 11/2011
  • The Libyan Political Landscape: Between Local Fragmentation and National Democratic Ambitions, Jamestown Foundation Militant Leadership Monitor – Quarterly Special Report (QSR), 07/2012
  • Between Electoral Politics and Global Jihad: Libya’s Islamist Groups Consider New Options, Jamestown Foundation, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. X, Issue. 15, 26/07/2012
  • West Africa’s MOJWA Militants – Competition for al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb?, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. X, Issue. 7, 06/04/2012
  • Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb’s Operational Revival in Northern Algeria, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. IX, Issue 36, 29/7/2011
  • Semtex or Stability? The Conflict in Libya and its Impact on Security in Niger, Terrorism Monitor, Vol. IX. Issue 30, 29/7/2011
  • Missiles, Money and Migration: The Impact of the Libyan Crisis on the African Sahel, Terrorism Monitor, Volume IX, Issue 15, 14/4/2011
  • (co-author Riccardo Fabiani) Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM): Implications for Algeria’s Regional and International Relations, IAI Working Paper, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome, 4/2011
  • “Non crolla il Maghreb, ma crolla il Muro”, Risk-Quaderni di Geostrategia No.16, Rome, Jan/Feb 2011, pp.26-33
  • Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and the Africa-to-Europe Narco-Trafficking Connection, Terrorism Monitor, Volume VIII, Issue 43, 24/11/2010

 

*Last Update 21/05/2017

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