Monday, March 4, 2013

Literature on Al-Qaeda

Monographs, Edited Volumes, Non-conventional Literature and Prime Articles published since 2001

Terrorism Research & Analysis Consortium

Compiled and selected by Eric Price

Abbott, D, (2011)The Twin Towers Mankato, Minn.: Arcturus Pub.
Alexander, M. (2011) Kill or capture: how a special operations task force took down a notorious al Qaeda terrorist New York: St. Martin's Press
Almdaires, F.  A. (2010) Islamic extremism in Kuwait: from the Muslim Brotherhood to al-Qaeda and other Islamist political groups Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge
Anderson, T. H. (2011) Bush's wars Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press 
Anon. (2005) Hunting al Qaeda: a take-no-prisoners account of terror, adventure and disillusionment St. Paul, MN: Zenith Press [*]
Anon. (2002) Through our enemies' eyes: Osama bin Laden, radical Islam, and the future of America Washington, D.C.: Brassey's [*]
Archer, L. & Bawdon, F. (2010) Ricin! the inside story of the terror plot that never was New York: Pluto Press [*]
Ashcroft, J. D. (2006) Never again: securing America and restoring justice New York: Center Street [*]
Atran, S. (2010) Talking to the enemy: faith, brotherhood, and the (un)making of terrorists New York: Ecco Press [*]
Atwan, A. B. (2006) The secret history of al Qaeda Berkeley: University of California Press [*]
Atwan, B.A. (2012) After Bin Laden. Al-Qa’ida, The Next Generation. London: Saqi 
Baweja, H. (ed.) (2002) Most wanted: profiles of terror New Delhi: Lotus Collection, Roli Books [*]
Bergen, P. L. (2011) The longest war: the enduring conflict between America and al-Qaeda New York: Free Press [*]
Berlatsky, N. (ed.) (2010) The Taliban Detroit: Greenhaven Press 
Berner, B. K. (2005) The World according to Al Qaeda Booksurge; New Dehli: Peacock Books
Berntsen, G. & Pezzullo, R. (2005) Jawbreaker: the attack on Bin Laden and Al Qaeda: a personal account by the CIA's key field commander New York: Crown Publishers [*]
Bevy, L. J. (ed.) (2006) Al-Qaeda: an organization to be reckoned with New York: Novinka Books (*]
Bhonsle, R. K. (2008) The Al Qaeda in India New Delhi: KW Publishers
Biersteker, T.J & Eckert, S.E. (eds.) (2008) Countering the financing of terrorism London; New York: Routledge London; New York: Routledge [*]
Boucek, C. & Ottaway, M. (eds.) (2010) Yemen on the brink Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 
Brisard, J-C. & Damien Martinez, D. (2005) Zarqawi: the new face of Al-Qaeda New York: Other Press [*]
Brookes, P. (2005)  A devil's triangle: terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and rogue states Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield
Bruton, B. E. (2010) Somalia: a new approach New York: Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations 
Buckley, M.E.A. & Fawn, R. (eds.) (2003) Global responses to terrorism: 9/11, Afghanistan and beyond London; New York: Routledge [*]
Burgat, F. (2008) Islamism in the shadow of al-Qaeda Austin, TX: University of Texas Press [*]
Burke, J. (2003) Al-Qaeda: casting a shadow of terror London; New York: I.B. Tauris [*]
Burke, J. (2007) Al-Qaeda : the true story of radical Islam London: Penguin
Burke, J. (2012) The 9/11 Wars. London: Penguin 
Burleigh, M. (2006) Sacred causes: religion and politics from the European dictators to Al Qaeda London: HarperPress
Camp, R. D. (2011) Boots on the ground: the fight to liberate Afghanistan from al-Qaeda and the Taliban Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press
Caraley, D. (ed.) (2002) September 11, terrorist attacks, and U.S. foreign policy New York: Academy of Political Science [*]
Carlisle, R. P.  & Bowman, J.S (eds.) (2010) Afghanistan War New York, NY: Chelsea House
Castagnera, J. (2009) Al-Qaeda goes to college: impact of the war on terror on American higher education Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers 
Chaliand, G. & Blin, A. (eds.) (2007) The history of terrorism: from antiquity to al Qaeda []
Christie, K. (2008) America's war on terrorism: the revival of the nation-state versus universal human rights Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press [*]
Clark, H. (2009) How you can kill Al Qaeda: in 3 easy steps New Orleans, La.: Light of New Orleans Pub. 
Cloughley, B. (2008) War, coups & terror: Pakistan's army in years of turmoil New York, NY: Skyhorse Pub. 
Cole, B. (ed.) (2006) Conflict, terrorism and the media in Asia London; New York: Routledge [*]
Coolsaet, R. (2005) Al-Qaeda, the myth: the root causes of international terrorism and how to tackle them Gent: Academia Press
Coolsaet, R. (ed.) (2008) Jihadi terrorism and the radicalisation challenge in Europe Aldershot, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate [*]
Corbin, J. (2003) Al-Qaeda: in search of the terror network that threatens the world New York: Thunder Mouth Press/Nation Books [*]
Cram, I. (2009) Terror and the war on dissent: freedom of expression in the age of Al-Qaeda  Dortrecht; New York: Springe
Creney, S. (2006) Dear Al-Qaeda: letters to the world's most notorious terror organization Boston: Black Ocean [*]
Cronin, A. K. (2008) Ending terrorism: lessons for defeating al-Qaeda Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge for the International Institute for Strategic Studies
Cruickshank, P. (ed.) (2012) Al-Qaeda New York: Routledge (5 vols.) [*]
Currie, S. (2002) Terrorists and terrorist groups San Diego, Calif.: Lucent Books 
Dhar, M. K. (2006) Fulcrum of evil: ISI, CIA, Al Qaeda nexus New Delhi: Manas Publications 
Donahue, R. V. (ed.) (2011) The death of Osama bin Laden and related operations Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers
Downing, D. (2004) The war on terrorism: the first year Chicago, Ill.: Raintree [*]
Dumont, G. A. (ed.) (2010) Yemen: background, issues, and Al Qaeda role Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers
Dunn, L. A. (2005) Can al Qaeda be deterred from using nuclear weapons? Washington, D.C.: Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction, National Defense University
Englar, M. (2007) September 11 Minneapolis, Minn.: Compass Point Books [*]
Esposito, A. F. (ed.) (2010) Al Qaeda: background, evolution, and assessment Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers 
Fitzgerald, P. & Gould, E.(2011) Crossing zero: the AfPak war at the turning point of American empire San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books
Flood, D. H. (ed.) (2010) Select panel summary "Terrorism trends in South & Southeast  Asia" [conference: The Changing Strategic Gravity of Al-Qaeda  Washington,  DC: Jamertown Foundation]
Flynn, S. E. (2007) The edge of disaster  rebuilding a resilient nation New York: Random House [*]
Forsythe, D. P. (2011) The politics of prisoner abuse: the United States and enemy prisoners after 9/11 Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press [*]
Fortner, R.S. & Fackler, P.M. (eds.) (2011) The handbook of global communication and media ethics Chichester, West Sussex, U.K.; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell [*]
Friedman, B. H. (et al.) (eds.) Terrorizing ourselves: why U.S. counterterrorism policy is failing and how to fix it Washington, D.C.: Cato Institute
Gard, C. (ed.) (2003)The attack on the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 New York: The Rosen Publishing Group
Geltzer, J. A. (2010) US counter-terrorism strategy and al-Qaeda: signalling and  the terrorist world-view London; New York: Routledge
Gerges, F. A. (2011) The rise and fall of Al-Qaeda Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press
Giraldo, J.K. & Trinkunas, H.A. (eds.) (2007) Terrorism financing and state responses: a comparative perspective Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press [*]   
Goerzig, C. (2010) Talking to terrorists: concessions and the renunciation of violence London; New York: Routledge 
Gray, J. (2003) Al Qaeda and what it means to be modern New York: New Press
Greenberg, K.J. (ed.) (2005) Al Qaeda now: understanding todays terrorists New York, NY: Cambridge University Press [*]
Griffin, D. R. (2008) The new Pearl Harbor revisited: 9/11, the cover-up, and the exposé Northampton, Mass.: Olive Branch Press [*]
Gul, I. (2010) The al Qaeda connection: the Taliban and terror in Pakistan's tribal areas New Delhi: Penguin Books India, Viking
Gunaratna, R. (ed.) (2005)The changing face of terrorism Singapore: Eastern Universities Press 
Gunaratna, R. (2003) Inside Al Qaeda: global network of terror   New York: Berkley Books [*]
Gunderson, C. G. (2004) Terrorist groups Edina, Minn.: ABDO Pub. Co. [*]
Hamilton, D. S. (ed.) (2006) Terrorism and international relations Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; Washington, DC: Center for Transatlantic Relations, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Hamm, M. S. (2007) Terrorism as crime: from Oklahoma City to Al-Qaeda and beyond New York: New York University Press [*]
Hansen, S.J. (et al.) (eds.) (2009) The borders of Islam: exploring Huntington's faultlines, from Al-Andalus to the virtual ummah New York: Columbia University Press 
Haroon, S. (2011) Frontier of faith: a history of religious mobilisation in the Pakistan Tribal Areas Karachi: Oxford University Press
Hassan, H. A. (2004) Al-Qaeda: the background of the pursuit for global Jihad Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International [*]
Haynes, J. (2011) Religion, politics and international relations: selected essays Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge [*]
Haynes, J. (2012) Religious Transnational Actors and Soft Power Farnham: Ashgate Publishing [*] 
Heck, G. W. (2007) When worlds collide: exploring the ideological and  political foundations of the clash of civilization Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield [*]
Hellmich, C,. & Behnke, A. (2012) Knowing al-Qaeda Farnham: Ashgate Publishing [*] 
Hewitt, C. (2003) Understanding terrorism in America: from the Klan to al Qaeda London; New York: Routledge [*]
Hiber, A. (2008) Should governments negotiate with terrorists? Detroit: Greenhaven Press [*]
Hodges, A. (2011) The "War on terror" narrative: discourse and intertextuality in the construction and contestation of sociopolitical reality New York: Oxford University Press
Hoffman, P. J. & Weiss, T. G (2006) Sword & salve: confronting new wars and humanitarian crises Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield [*]
Hoge, Jr., J. & Rose, G. (eds.) (2005) Understanding the war on terror New York: Foreign Affairs/Council on Foreign Relations; W.W. Norton [*]
Hopper, P. (2006) Living with globalization Oxford; New York: Berg [*]
Hua, S. (ed.) (2009) Islam and democratization in Asia Amherst, N.Y.: Cambria Press
Hull, E. J. (2011) High-value target: countering al Qaeda in Yemen Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books
Hybel, A. R. (2009) The power of ideology: from the Roman Empire to Al-Qaeda Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge 
Ibrahim, R. (ed.) (2007) The Al Qaeda reader New York: Doubleday [*]
Ignatieff, M. (2004)The lesser evil: political ethics in an age of terror Princeton: Princeton University Press [*]
Innes, B. (2003) International terrorism Broomall, PA: Mason Crest Publishers
Innes, M. A. (ed.) (2007) Denial of sanctuary: understanding terrorist safe havens Westport, Conn.: Praeger Security International [*]
Isaacs, A. (ed.) (2006) Critical perspectives on Al Qaeda New York: Rosen Pub. Group [*]
Jalalzai, M. K. (2002) The Holy terror: al-Qaeda, Taliban and its roots in Pakistan and Afghanistan Lahore: Dua Publications
Jalalzai, M. K̲. (2003) Taliban and the post-Taliban Afghanistan: terrorism, al-Qaeda and the Qila-e-Jangi massacre Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publications 
Joksimovich, V. (2006) The revenge of the prophet: how Clinton and predecessors empowered radical Islam Boston, MA: Regina Orthodox Press
Juergensmeyer, M. (2008) Global rebellion: religious challenges to the secular state, from Christian militias to al Qaeda Berkeley: University of California Press [*]
June, D.L. (ed.) (2011) Terrorism and homeland security: perspectives, thoughts, and opinions Boca Raton, Fla.: Taylor & Francis
Keegan, J. (2003) Intelligence in war: knowledge of the enemy from Napoleon to al-Qaeda New York: Knopf
Katz, S. M. (2004) Jihad: Islamic fundamentalist terrorism Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co [*]
Katz, S. M. (2002) Relentless pursuit: the DSS and the manhunt for the al-Qaeda terrorists New York: Forge/Tom Doherty Associates [*]
Kennedy, C.H. & Zillmer, E.A. (eds.) (2006) Military psychology: clinical and operational applications New York: Guilford Press [*]
Kepel, G. & Milelli, J-P. (eds.) (2008) Al Qaeda in its own words Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press [*]
Khan, N. A. (2005) Role of American media post 9/11: American media's vision about the Taliban, al-Qaeda, Afghanistan, Pakistan & terrorism Islamabad: s.n 
Kindt, M. T. (2009) The world's most threatening terrorist networks and criminal gangs  New York: Palgrave Macmillan          
Kobrin, N. (2010) The banality of suicide terrorism: the naked truth about the psychology of Islamic suicide bombing Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books
Kull, S. (2011) Feeling betrayed: the roots of Muslim anger at America Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press 
Lacey, R. (2009) Inside the Kingdom: kings, clerics, modernists, terrorists, and the struggle for Saudi Arabia New York: Viking 
Lambert, R. (2011) Countering al-Qaeda in London police and Muslims in partnership New York: Columbia University Press 
Lankford, A. (2009) Human killing machines: systematic indoctrination in Iran,Nazi Germany, al Qaeda, and Abu Ghraib  Lanham, MD: Lexington Books 
Laqueur, W. (2004) Voices of terror: manifestos, writings, and manuals of Al Qaeda, Hamas, and other terrorists from around the world and throughout the ages New York, NY: Reed Press [*]
Leebaert, D. (2006) To dare and to conquer: special operations and the destiny of nations, from Achilles to Al Qaeda New York: Little, Brown [*]
Linden, E. V. (ed.) (2004) Foreign terrorist organizations: history, tactics and connections New York: Nova Science 
Mackey, C. & Miller, G. (2004) The interrogators: inside the secret war against Al Qaeda New York: Little, Brown
Mackey, C. & Miller, G. (2005)The interrogators: Task Force 500 and America's secret war against Al Qaeda New York: Back Bay Books
Mannes, A. (2004) Profiles in terror: the guide to Middle East terrorist organizations Washington, DC: JINSA Press [*]
Mardini, R. & Riedel, B. O. (eds.) (2010) The battle for Yemen: Al-Qaeda and the struggle for stability Washington, D.C.: Jamestown Foundation
Marlin, R. O. (ed.) (2004) What does al-Qaeda want? unedited communiques Berkeley, Calif.: North Atlantic Books [*]
Margulies, P. (2003) Al Qaeda: Osama bin Laden's army of terrorists New York: Rosen Pub. Group 
Marshall Cavendish Reference (2011) Modern Muslim societies Tarrytown, N.Y.: Marshall Cavendish Reference
McGrath, K. (2011) Confronting Al Qaeda: new strategies to combat terrorism Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press 
McGregor, A. J. (2009) Who's who in the Somali insurgency: a reference guide Washington, D.C.: Jamestown Foundation
Miller, M. (2011) Remembering September 11, 2001: what we know now Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow 
Miller, R. H. (2004) The war in Afghanistan San Diego, Calif.: Lucent Books [*]
Miniter, R. (2005) Disinformation: 22 media myths that undermine the War on Terror Washington, DC: Regnery Pub. [*]
Miniter, R. (2011) Mastermind: the many faces of the 9/11 architect, Khalid Shailk Mohammed New York: Sentinel [*]
Mockaitis, T. R. (2007) The"new" terrorism: myths and reality Westport, Conn.: Praeger Security International [*]
Mockaitis, T. R. (2010) Osama bin Laden: a biography Santa Barbara, Calif.: Greenwood
Moghadam, A. & Fishman, B. (eds.) (2011) Fault lines in global Jihad: organizational, strategic and ideological fissures Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge
Moghadam, A. (2008) The globalization of martyrdom: Al Qaeda, Salafi Jihad, and the diffusion of suicide attacks Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press [*]
Mohamedou, M-M. (2007) Understanding Al Qaeda: the transformation of war London; Ann Arbor, MI: Pluto [*]
Mueller, J. E. (2010) Atomic obsession: nuclear alarmism from Hiroshima to al-Qaeda Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press
Mulaj, K, (ed.) (2010) Violent non-state actors in world politics New York: Columbia University Press 
Murdico, S. J. (2007) Osama bin Laden New York: Rosen Central
Murdico, S. J. (2004) Osama bin Laden terrorists New York: Rosen Pub. Group [*]
Musharraf, P. (2006) In the line of fire: a memoir New York: Free Press [*]Nance, M. W. (2010) An end to Al Qaeda: destroying Bin Laden's jihad and restoring America's honor New York: St. Martin's PressNasiri, O. (2006) Inside the jihad: my life with Al Qaeda : a spy's story New York : Basic Books [*]
Naylor, D.H. (ed.) (2009) Al Qaeda in Iraq New York: Nova Science Publishers 
Neumann, P. R. (2008) Joining al-Qaeda: jihadist recruitment in Europe Abingdon: Routledge for the International Institute for Strategic Studies [*]
Nimis, S. (ed.) (2004) The road to al-Qaeda: the story of Bin Laden's right-hand man 
London; Sterling, Va.: Pluto Press [*]
Pape, R.A. & Feldman, J.K. (2010) Cutting the fuse: the explosion of global suicide terrorism and how to stop it Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press
Pape, R. A. (2006) Dying to win the strategic logic of suicide terrorism New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks [*]
Paul, K. A. (2006) Al-Qaeda winning - America losing: three things we all must do to reverse course and win the war on terror Washington D.C : Global Peace Initiative [*]
Pedahzur, A. (ed.) (2006) Root causes of suicide terrorism: globalization of martyrdom New York: Routledge [*]
Perliger, A. (2006) Middle Eastern terrorism New York: Chelsea House [*]
Peters, G. (2009) Seeds of terror: how heroin is bankrolling the Taliban and al Qaeda St. Martin's Press: Thomas Dunne Books 
Poland, J. M. (2011) Understanding terrorism: groups, strategies, and responses Boston: Prentice Hall 
Pope, H. (2010) Dining with al-Qaeda: three decades exploring the many worlds of the Middle East New York: Thomas Dunne Books 
Post, J. M. (2007) The mind of the terrorist: the psychology of terrorism from the IRA to Al Qaeda New York: Palgrave Macmillan [*]
Powers, T. (2004) Intelligence wars: American secret history from Hitler to  al-Qaeda  New York: New York Review Books [*]
Preble, C. (2004) Exiting Iraq: why the U.S. must end the military occupation and renew the war against Al Qaeda Washington, DC: Cato Institute
Rana, M. A. & Gunaratna, R. (2007) Al-Qaeda fights back inside Pakistani Tribal Areas Lahore: Pak Institute for Peace Studies
Record, J. (2004) Dark victory: America's second war against Iraq Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press (*]
Rid, T. & Hecker, M.  (2009)  War 2.0: irregular warfare in the information age Westport, Conn.: Praeger Security International 
Riedel, B. O. (2010) The search for al Qaeda: its leadership, ideology, and future Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press [*]
Rooney, D. (2004) Guerrilla: insurgents, patriots, and terrorists from Sun Tzu to Bin Laden London: Brassey's 
Ross, J. I. (2006) Political terrorism: an interdisciplinary approach New York: Peter Lang [*]
Roy, O. (2008) The politics of chaos in the Middle East New York: Columbia University Press [*]
Saikia, J. & Stepanova, E. (eds.) (2009) Terrorism: patterns of internationalization SAGE Publications India; Thousand Oaks, Calif.: SAGE
Schanzer, J. (2005) Al-Qaeda's armies: Middle East affiliate groups & the next generation of terror New York: Specialist Press International
Scheuer, M. (2006) Through our enemies' eyes: Osama bin Laden, radical Islam, and the future of America Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, Inc. [*]
Scheuer, M. (2008) Marching toward hell: America and Islam after Iraq New York: Free Press [*]
Schier, H. (2008) September 11, 2001 Edina, Minn.: ABDO Pub. [*]
Schmitt, E. & Shanker, T. (2011) Counterstrike: the untold story of America's secret campaign against al Qaeda New York: Times Books
Schultheis, R. (2008) Hunting Bin Laden: how Al-Qaeda is winning the war on terror New York: Skyhorse Pub. [*] 
Seib, P. & Janbek, D. M. (2011) Global terrorism and new media: the post-Al Qaeda generation London; New York: Routledge 
Seib, P. M. (ed.) (2007) New media and the new Middle East [*]
Shah, N. A. (2008) Self-defense in Islamic and international law: assessing Al-Qaeda and the invasion of Iraq New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan [*]
Sifaoui, M. (2004) Inside Al Qaeda: how I infiltrated the world's deadliest terrorist organization New York: Thunder's Mouth Press [*]
Silber, M. D. (2012) The Al Qaeda factor: plots against the West Philadelphia: PENN/University of Pennsylvania Press 
Smith, P. J. (ed.) (2005) Terrorism and violence in Southeast Asia: transnational challenges to states and regional stability Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe [*]
Starita, C. L. (2009) The mounting threat of domestic terrorism: al Qaeda and the Salvadoran gang MS-13 El Paso: LFB Scholarly Pub.
Southwell, D. & Twist, S. (2008) Secret societies New York: Rosen Pub [*]
Stewart, J. (2005) The Khyber Rifles: from the British Raj to Al Qaeda Stroud: Sutton [*]
Soufan, A. H. (2011) The black banners: the inside story of 9/11 and the war against al-Qaeda New York: W.W. Norton & Co.
Tankel, S. (2011) Storming the world stage: the story of Lashkar-e-Taiba New York: Columbia University Press 
Telep, P. (2009) Critical action: Special forces Afghanistan New York: Berkley Pub. Group
Temple-Raston, D. (2007) The jihad next door: the Lackawanna six and rough justice in an age of terror New York: PublicAffairs [*]
Tenet, G. & Harlow, B. (2007) At the center of the storm: my years at the CIA New York: HarperCollins 
Thrall, A.T. & Cramer, J.K. (eds.) (2009) American foreign policy and the politics of fear: threat inflation since 9/11 London; New York: Routledge 
Tinnes, J. (2012) Jihad @ Web [in German] [in 2 vols.]  Saarbrücken:  Sudwestdeutscher Verlag für Hochschulschriften AG. [*] 
Trofimov, Y. (2007) The siege of Mecca: the forgotten uprising in Islam's holiest shrine and the birth of al Qaeda New York: Doubleday [*]
Tucker, J. B. (2006) War of nerves: chemical warfare from World War I to al-Qaeda New York: Pantheon Books [*]
Tucker, M. (2009) Operation hotel California: the clandestine war inside Iraq Guilford, Conn.: Lyons Press [*]
Venzke, B. (2003) The al-Qaeda threat: an analytical guide to al-Qaeda's tactics & targets Alexandria, VA: Tempest Pub. 
Via, D. O. (2007) Divine justice, divine judgment: rethinking the judgment of nations Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press [*]
Vidino, L. (2006) Al Qaeda in Europe: the new battleground of international jihad Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books [*]
Vinci, A. (2009) Armed groups and the balance of power: the international relations of terrorists, warlords and insurgents New York: Routledge [*]
Wachtel, A. (2009) September 11: a primary source history Pleasantville, NY: Gareth Stevens Pub. 
Wallace, R. (2008) Spycraft: the secret history of the CIA's spytechs from communism to Al-Qaeda New York: Dutton [*]
Warikoo, K. (ed.) (2011) Religion and security in South and Central Asia New York: Routledge
Warrick, J. (2011) The triple agent: the al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA New York: Doubleday 
Weil, G. L. (2005) America answers a sneak attack: Alcan and Al Qaeda Los Angeles: Americas Group [*]
Wilkinson, P. (2011) Terrorism versus democracy: the liberal state response London; New York: Routledge [*]
Williams, G. (2003) 13 days of terror: held hostage by al Qaeda linked extremists-a true story Far Hills, N.J.: New Horizon Press [*     ]
Williams, P. L. (2002) Al Qaeda: brotherhood of terror Parsippany, N.J.: Alpha [*]
Williams, P. L. (2005) The Al Qaeda connection: international terrorism, organized crime, and the coming apocalypse Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books [*]
Williams, P. L. (2007)The day of Islam: the annihilation of America and the western world Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books [*]
Williams, P. L. (2004) Osama's revenge: the next 9-11: what the media and the government haven't told you Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books [*]
Winterdyk, J. & Sundberg, K. W. (eds.) (2010) Border security in the Al-Qaeda era Boca Raton: CRC Press 
Wright, L. (2006) The looming tower: Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11 New York: Knopf [*]

Non-conventional Literature

Anon. (n.d.) The Al Qaeda Manual []
Arieff, A. (2013) Crisis in Mali Washington: CRS []
Ashraf, M.A. (2012) Al Qaeda's ideology through political myth and rhetoric [thesis] University of St Andrews []
Baken, D. (2007) An Analysis of the Potential Direct or Indirect Influence Exerted by an Al Qaeda Social Network Actor on Future Biological Weapon Mission Planning [thesis] George Mason University []
Barrett, R. (2009) Al-Qaida and Taliban status check: a resurgent check? The Washington Institute for Near East Policy []
Biggio, N. (2002) The rationality of the use of terrorism by secular and religious groups [thesis] University of Alabama
Bolanos, A. (2010) Al Qaeda's revolution in military affairs [thesis] Tufts University – Medford, MA.
Bottcher, M. S. M. (2009) Methodological dimensions of warfare reconsidered: Into the Pak-Afghan insurgent nexus [thesis] Royal Military College of Canada
Brenner, W. (2008) Confounding powers: Dominance and discord in international politics from the assassins to Al Qaeda [thesis] Johns Hopkins University
Briggs, R. (January, 2012) The Changing Face of Al Qaeda Institute for Strategic Dialogue 
Browne III, W.W. (2006) Constituency constraints on violence: al-Qaeda and WMD [thesis] Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School []
Chehab, N.M. (2005) Al Qaeda: politics and structure [thesis] American University of Beirut []
Collins, J.R. (2011) Al Qaeda and Affiliates: Historical Perspective, Global Presence, and Implications for U.S. Policy Washington: CRS []
Combating Terrorism Center (2006) The Islamic Imagery Project Combating Terrorism Center at West Point []
Contegiacomo, N. (2007) Rational choice theory and the crime-terror nexus: How and why terrorist and organized criminal groups are working together [thesis] University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Daly, S. A. (2005) Aum Shinrikyo, al Qaeda, and the Kinshasa reactor:  implications of three case studies for combating nuclear terrorism Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corp. [] 
Davis, D, W. (2004) Al-Qaeda and the Phinehas Priesthood terrorist groups with a common enemy and similar justifications for terrorist tactics [thesis] Texas A&​M University []
Davis, J. (May, 2006) Women and Radical Islamic Terrorism: Planners, perpetrators, patrons? Canadian Institute for Strategic Studies []
Davis, P. K. & Jenkins, B.M. (2002) Deterrence & influence in counterterrorism: a component in the war on al Qaeda Santa Monica, CA: Rand []
Dell, H. R. (2006) Al-Qaeda and the Aryan Nations: A Foucauldian perspective [thesis] University of Texas at Arlington
Dickey, C. (n.d.) Women of al Qaeda []
Difo, G. (2010) Fanning the flames? Targeted killings and the attack preferences of Islamist terrorist-insurgent groups [thesis] Georgetown University
Elfström, A. (2012) The Killing of Osama bin Laden, Was it Lawful? [thesis] Örebro University, Sweden []
Europol (2011) Counter Terrorism Working Group Conclusions Europol Public Information []
Feehan, K. (2009) Islamic terrorism: a war of values & politics as viewed through Hizbollah  & al-Qaeda [thesis] Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University
Field, A. (2010) The organisation of terrorist groups in the age of globalisation: hierarchies, networks and leaderless resistance movements [thesis] University of Warwick [*] 
Filiu, J-P. (June 2010)  Could Al-Qaeda Turn African in the Sahel? Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Middle East Program No.112 []
Finn, M. (2012) Al-Qaeda and the Sacrificial Subject: Martyrdom Operations for War and Politics [thesis] York University - Canada
Forest, J.F. (et al.) (2006) Homeland Security and Terrorism: Readings and Interpretation Combating Terrorism Center at West Point []
Forster, B.J. (2011) The Global Expansion of the Al Qaeda Franchise [thesis] Claremont McKenna College 
Foster, M. & Reid S. (2008) The Resurgent and Persistent Threat of al Qaeda Combating Terrorism Center at West Point []
Francis, M.F. (2011) Mapping the sacred: understanding the move to violence in religious and non religious groups [thesis] University of Leeds [*]
Fua, K. L. (2005) The Al-Qaeda art of war [thesis] Flinders University
Goodrich, A. (2010) The strain theory of criminology and Al Qaeda: A qualitative analysis [thesis] Capella University
Grau, L. W. (2009) The coils of the anaconda: America's first conventional battle in Afghanistan [thesis] University of Kansas
Gunaratna, R. & Hennessy, O. (2012) Through the Militant Lens: The Power of Ideology and Narratives International Centre dor Counter-Trerrorism []
Hai, N. (2012) The Rhetoric of Terrorism: A Rhetorical Analysis of "Inspire" Magazine [thesis] University of Calgary   
Hoffman, B. (2003) Al Qaeda, trends in terrorism, and future potentialities: an assessment Santa Monica, CA: RAND []
Hoffman, B. (2012) Is Al-Qaeda still relevant? The Washington Institute [] 
Hoffman, H. A. (2010) Does al-Qaeda matter for Africa? How affiliation with al-Qaeda influences the behavior of African Sunni extremist groups [thesis] Georgetown University
Holmgren, J. (2008) Terrorism: And its connection to failed states [thesis] Jönköping University – Sweden []
Jenkins, B.M. (2012) Al Qaeda in Its Third Decade Irreversible Decline or Imminent Victory? Santa Monica, CA: RAND []
Jenkins, B.M. (2002) Countering al Qaeda: an appreciation of the situation and suggestions for strategy Santa Monica, CA: RAND []
Jenkins, B.M. (2011) Is Al-Qaeda’s Internet Strategy Working? Santa Monica, CA: RAND []
Kalic, S. N. (2005) Combating a modern hydra: Al Qaeda and the global war on terrorism Fort Leavenworth, Kan.: Combat Studies Institute Press []
Kamali, S. (2012) Homeland Insecurity: Comparing How American Christian Identity Militants and American Al-Qaeda Activists Perceive the United States and Their Respective Theological Justifications for Violence [thesis] University of California - Santa Barbara
Kimmage, D. (2008) The Al-Qaeda media nexus: the virtual network behind the global message Washington, DC.: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty []
Kiser, S. D. (2004) Financing terror: An analysis and simulation for affecting Al Qaeda's financial infrastructure [thesis]  RAND Graduate School []
Kordestani, S. (2010) The roots of militant Jihad: A socioeconomic analysis of al-Qaeda foreign fighter hometowns [thesis] Georgetown University
Kowalski, J. (2006) The Geographical and Spatial Imaginings of Islamist Extremism/Terrorism [thesis] University of Waterloo – Canada []
Kraner, T.A. (2005) Al Qaeda in Iraq: demobilizing the threat [thesis] Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School [] 
Krasznai, A. (2012) September 11, 2001 and the International Interconnections of Al-Qaeda Terrorism [thesis] University of Debrecen []
Krueger, N. (2010) Madmen or bad men? An application of foreign policy decision making models to Al Qaeda [thesis] Georgetown University
Kull, S. (et al.) (2009) Muslim Public Opinion on US Policy, Attacks on Civilians and al Qaeda University of Maryland; World Public Opinion Organisation []
Lahoud, M. (2012) Beware of Imitators: Al-Qa`ida through the Lens of its Confidential Secretary Combating Terrorism Center at West Point []
La Marca, M. (2012) Defeating al-Qaeda in the “Battle of Ideas”: The Case for a U.S. Counter-Narrative [thesis] Duke University []
Le Sage, A. L. (2004) Somalia and the war on terrorism: political Islamic movements and US counter-terrorism efforts [thesis] University of Cambridge
Lowe, M. (2010) Spooks, Provo's and Al Qaeda: An Inside Study of the UK's Integrated Special Branch Counter-Terrorism Investigations [thesis] Liverpool John Moores University []
Madu, I. V. (2008) Islamic extremism and the West: Expounding the negative implications of the clash between Islamic extremists and some Western nations [thesis] Morgan State University
Martin, J.M. (2011) The information battlefield: Al-Qaeda's use of advanced media technologies for framed messaging [thesis] University of Nevada, Las Vegas] []
McFarland, M.E. (2005) Rethinking secular and sacred: on the role of secular thought in religious conflicts [thesis] University of Bradford []
McGrath, K. (2007) Sheathing the sword of Damocles: Assessing Al Qaeda and devising a U.S. response [thesis] University of Maryland
McGovern, K. M. (2012) Al-Qaeda in Pakistan: How this safe haven and relationship impacts insurgency and war in Afghanistan [thesis] Georgetown University
Mendenhall, R. (2010) Al-Qaeda: Who, What, Why? : Database Applications for the Al-Qaeda Statements Index [thesis] Haverford College []
Miranda, R. (2006) Suggestions for improving the recruitment of al-Qaeda sources: lessons derived from counter-ideology programs and the targeting of the Type B terrorists [thesis] Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School []
Moghadam, A. (2007) The globalization of martyrdom: Al Qaeda, Salafi-Jihadism, and the diffusion of suicide attacks [thesis] Tufts University - Medford, MA.
Moghadam, A. & Fishman, B. (2010) Self-Inflicted Wounds: Debates and Divisions within al-Qa’ida and its Periphery Combating Terrorism Center at West Point []
Monga, C. (2009) Uncivil societies: a theory of sociopolitical change Washington, D.C.: World Bank []
Monstarom, R.R. (2009) Al Qaeda’s Female Jihaidists: the Islamic Ideological View Nanyang Technilogical University []
Mowatt-Larssen, R.  (2010) Al Qaeda Weapons of Mass Destruction Threat: Hype or Reality? Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs []
Munkittrick, P. (2010) The art of affiliation: Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and the politics of terrorist alliances [thesis] Georgetown University
Nadarajah, V.  (2010) Al-Qaeda: From ‘The Base’ to Global Database - A History Of Strategic Virtualisation [thesis] RMIT University []
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States (2004) The 9/11 Commission report Washington, DC: National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States [House of Representatives (2001) al-Qaeda and the global reach of terrorism Washington: U.S. G.P.O. []
National Coordinator for Counterterrorism (2012) Countering Violent Extremist Narratives []
Phillips, A. B. (2008) Soldiers of God - War, faith, empire, and the transformation of international orders from Calvin to Al Qaeda [thesis] Cornell University
Picucci, P. M. (2008) Terrorism's Operational Code: An examination of the belief systems of al-Qaeda and Hamas [thesis] University of Kansas
Post, J.M. (ed.) (2005) Military studies in the Jihad against the tyrants: the Al-Qaeda training manual Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.: USAF Counterproliferation Center []
Rabasa, A. (et al.) (2006) Beyond al-Qaeda [in 2 parts] Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation [] []
Rabasa, A. (2009) Radical Islam in East Africa Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation []       
Ranstorp, M. (2006) The Virtual Sanctuary of Al-Qaeda and Terrorism in an Age of Globalisation [in] Eriksson, J.  & Giacomello, G. International Relations and Security in the Digital Age London: Routledge []
Ras, J. M. (2010) Understanding Al-Qaeda: a qualitative approach [thesis] University of Zululand []
Rassler, D. (et al.) (2012) Letters from Abbottabad: Bin Ladin Sidelined? Combating Terrorism Center at West Point []
Rathbone, A. E. (2006) The political economy of terrorism: An institutional and strategic analysis with a case study of al-Qaeda [thesis] George Mason University
Rosthauser, R. C. (2010) Terrorism conflict: How the United States responds to Al Qaeda violence and expressed grievances [thesis] University of Denver
Roy, O. (2008) Al Qaeda in the West as a Youth Movement; the Power of a Narrative Brighton, UK: Microcon []
Saied, K. (2008) News Media in War Culture [thesis] Karlstads universitet – Sweden []
Schmitt, M. N. (2002) Counter-terrorism and the use of force in international law Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany: George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies []
Schweitzer, Y & Goldstein Ferber, S. (2005) Al-Qaeda and the internationalization of suicide terrorism Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies []
Sears, M. D. (2009) Torturing terrorists for national security imperatives: Mediated violence on "24" [thesis] University of Nevada, Las Vegas []
Sharp, J. M. (2011) Yemen: Background and U.S. Relations Washington: CRS []
Singh, D. (2009) Al Qaeda as a charismatic phenomenon [thesis] Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School []
Somma, M: (2011) Al-Qaeda: a historical analysis of evolution & theoretical advantages of a Network [thesis] Saint Anselm College []
Starita, C. L. (2007) Exploitation of border security by MS-13 in aiding al Qaeda's agenda for domestic terrorism in the United States [thesis] University of Southern Mississippi
Syed, N. (2010) Effectively diffusing terrorism: How successful have U.S. policies been in combating and deterring Al-Qaeda post-9/11? [thesis] Georgetown University
Telleen, P. C. (2008) Deterrence and nuclear terrorism [thesis] American University
Thurmond, A. (2006) Terrorism in the Age of Just War Thinking [thesis] Louisiana State University in Shreveport []
Tinnes, J. (2010) Internetnutzung islamistischer Terror- und Insurgentengruppen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von medialen Geiselnahmen im Irak, Afghanistan, Pakistan und Saudi-Arabien [in German] [thesis] Universität des Saarlandes []
United Nations (2011) Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee; Guidelines of the Committee for the Conduct of its Work []
United Nations (2013) Al Qaida Sanctions List; The List established and maintained by the 1267 Committee with respect to individuals, groups, undertakings and other entities associated with Al-Qaida []
US Congress (2004) Al-Qaeda: the threat to the United States and its allies Washington: U.S. G.P.O. []
US Congress (2006) Al-Qaeda: the many faces of an Islamist extremist threat Washington: U.S. G.P.O []
US Congress (2010) Al Qaeda in Yemen and Somalia: a ticking time bomb Washington: U.S. G.P.O [*]
US Congress (2008) Assessing the fight against al Qaeda Washington: U.S. G.P.O. []
US Congress (2007) Combating Al Qaeda and the militant jihadist threat Washington: U.S. G.P.O. 
US Congress (2010) Confronting al-Qaeda: understanding the threat in Afghanistan and beyond Washington: U.S. G.P.O. 
US Congress (2007) Declining approval for American foreign policy in Muslim countries: does it make it more difficult to fight al-Qaeda? Washington: U.S. G.P.O. []
US Congress (2010) Implications of the National Intelligence Estimate regarding al Qaeda Washington: U.S. G.P.O. []
US Congress (2009) Reassessing the threat: the future of al Qaeda and its implications for homeland security Washington: U.S. G.P.O.
Venhaus, J. (May 2010) Why Youth Join al-Qaeda United States Institute for Peace []
Vidio, L. (2011 ) Radicalization, Linkage, and Diversity Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation
Wadi, I. (2006) Al-Qaeda in Sudan [thesis] Griffith University
Ward, B. D. (2005) Osama's wake: the second generation of Al Qaeda Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.: USAF Counterproliferation Center, Air University []
Watts, C. (et al.) (2007) Al-Qa’ida’s (Mis)Adventures in the Horn of Africa Combating Terrorism Center at West Point []
Wilson, S.P. (2007) The evolution of al-Qaeda [thesis] Fort Leavenworth, Kansas []
Zehr, N.A. (2011) Responding To The Call: Just War And Jihad In The War Against Al-Qaeda [thesis] Florida State University []
Zelin, A. (2010) The Intellectual Origins of al-Qaeda's Ideology: The Abolishment of the Caliphate through the Afghan Jihad, 1924-1989 [thesis] Brandeis University []  


Prime Journal Articles & Book Chapters 

Abrahms, M.: Al Qaeda's Scorecard A Progress Report on Al Qaeda's Objectives Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 29 (5) 2006 pp. 509-529
Aldrich, G.: The Taliban, Al Qaeda, and the Determination of Illegal Combatants The American Journal of International Law 96 (4, October) 2002 pp. 891-898
Al-Qaeda and jihadi movements worldwide [#1 (2003) >] Seattle, Wash.: Reference Corp., Aristarchus Knowledge Industries
Anon.: Africa – Al Qaeda: Osama Bin Laden’s Death Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 48 (5) 2011 pp.18853-18853
Anon.: Algeria: The Al-Qaeda Brand Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 45 (7) 2008 pp.17605-17606
Anon.: Algeria: Al Qaeda Connection Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 43(9) 2006 pp.16790-16791
Anon.: Algeria: Al-Qaeda Group Restructures Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 45 (4) 2008 pp. 17498-17499
Anon.: Algeria – Mali: al-Qaeda—Bound Weapons Seized Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 46 (2) 2009 pp.17850-17851
Anon.: Algeria–Mali–Mauritania–Niger: Combatting al Qaeda Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 47 (9) 2010 pp.18531-18533
Anon.: Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 46 (6) 2009 pp. 18010-18010
Anon.: Boko Haram and al Qaeda Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 48 (6) 2011 pp.18881-18881
Anon.: Burkina Faso: Al Qaeda Base? Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 47 (7) 2010 pp.18474-18475
Anon.: Libya: Islamic Group Rallies To Al-Qaeda Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 44 (11) 2007 pp.17313-17314 
Anon.: Mauritania: Brutal al Qaeda Killings Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 45 (9) 2008 pp.17688-17689
Anon.: Nigeria–US: Al-Qaeda Backed Bomber Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 46 (12) 2010 pp.18238-18239 
Anon.: Somalia: Al Qaeda Mastermind Killed: Al Qaeda Base? Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series 48 (6) 2011 pp.18859-18861                        
Atran, S.: A Question of Honour: Why the Taliban Fight and What to Do About It Asian Journal of Social Science 38 (3) 2010 pp.343-363
Aydin, M. & Özen, C.: Civilizational futures: Clashes or alternative visions in the age of globalization? Futures 42 (6, August) 2010 pp.545-552
Azzam, M.: Understanding Al Qa'eda Political Studies Review 6 (3) 2008 pp.340-354
Bach Jensen, R.: Nineteenth Century Anarchist Terrorism: How Comparable to the Terrorism of al-Qaeda? Terrorism and Political Violence 20 (4) 2008 pp.589-596
Basch-Harod, H.: The Right to Choose: The Women of Al-Qai’da Tel Aviv Notes 6 (3, February,9) 2012 pp.1-5 []
Basile, M.: Going to the Source: Why Al Qaeda's Financial Network Is Likely to Withstand the Current War on Terrorist Financing Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 27 (3) 2004 pp.169-185
Bergen, P. (et al.): Assessing the Jihadist Terrorist Threat to America and American Interests Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 34 (2) 2011 pp.65-101
Bergen, P. & Cruickshank, P.: Revisiting the Early Al Qaeda: An Updated Account of its Formative Years Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 35 (1) 2012 pp.1-36
Binder, L.: Comment on Gelvin's Essay on Al-Qaeda and Anarchism Terrorism and Political Violence 20 (4) 2008 pp.582-588
Brachman, J. & McCants, W.: Stealing Al Qaeda's Playbook Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 29 (2) 2006 pp.309-321
Burki, S.: Ceding the Ideological Battlefield to Al Qaeda: The Absence of an Effective U.S. Information Warfare Strategy Comparative Strategy 28 (4) 2009 pp.349-366
Canals, J.J.M: Fourth-generation warfare: Jihadist networks and percolation Mathematical and Computer Modelling 50 (5–6, September) 2009 pp.896-909
Caruso, R. & Schneider, F.: Brutality of Jihadist Terrorism. A Contest Theory Perspective and Empirical Evidence in the Period 2002-2010 Journal of Policy Modeling n.d.16 January 2013
Charlton, J.: Al Qaeda buys cyber criminal expertise Computer Fraud & Security 2005 (3, March) 2005 p.2
Ciovacco, C.: The Contours of Al Qaeda's Media Strategy Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 32 (10) 2009 pp.853-875
Cronin, A.: Ending Al-Qaeda The Adelphi Papers 47 (394) 2007 pp.51-70
Cronin, A.: A Post Al-Qaeda World The Adelphi Papers 47 (394) 2007 pp.71-72
Cronin, A. K.: U.S. Grand Strategy and Counterterrorism Orbis 56 (2) 2012 pp.192-214
David Farley, J.: Breaking Al Qaeda Cells: A Mathematical Analysis of Counterterrorism Operations (A Guide for Risk Assessment and Decision Making) Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 26 (6) 2003 pp.399-411
Devji, F.: Al-Qaeda, spectre of globalisation Soundings 31 (2) 2006 pp.18-27
Doran, M.: The Pragmatic Fanaticism of al Qaeda: An Anatomy of Extremism in Middle Eastern Politics Political Science Quarterly 117 (2) 2002 pp.177-190
Evans, R. & Pantucci, R.: Locating Al Qaeda's Center of Gravity: The Role of Middle Managers Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 34 (11) 2011 pp.825-842
Fair, C. C.: Militant Recruitment in Pakistan: Implications for Al Qaeda and Other Organizations Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 27 (6) 2004 pp.489-504
Fettweis, C. J.: Freedom Fighters and Zealots: Al Qaeda in Historical Perspective Political Science Quarterly 124 (2) 2009 pp.269-296
Gelvin, J.: Al-Qaeda and Anarchism: A Historian's Reply to Terrorology Terrorism and Political Violence 20 (4) 2008 pp.563-581
Gill, P.: Terrorist violence and the contextual, facilitative and causal qualities of group-based behaviors Aggression and Violent Behavior 17 (6, November–December) 2012 pp.565-574
Green, D.: Al-Qaeda’s Dirty War in Yemen PolicyWatch 2024 (January 25) 2013 []
Gunaratna, R. & Nielsen, A.: Al Qaeda in the Tribal Areas of Pakistan and Beyond Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 31 (9) 2008 pp.775-807
Haleem, I.: Micro target, macro impact: the resolution of the Kashmir Conflict as a key to the shrinking al-Qaeda’s international terrorist network Terrorism and Political Violence 16 (1) 2004 pp.18-47
Hall, C. (et al.): Perfect Allies? The Case of Iraq and Al Qaeda International Studies Perspectives 8 (3) 2007 pp.272-286
Happold, M.: The detention of al-Qaeda suspects at Guantanamo Bay: United Kingdom perspectives Human Rights Law Review 4 (1) 2004 pp.57-76
Hastert, P.: Al Qaeda and Iran: Friends or Foes, or Somewhere in Between? Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 30 (4) 2007 pp.327-336
Haynes, J.: Al Qaeda: Ideology and action Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 8 (2) 2005 pp.177-191
Hegghammer, T.: Islamist violence and regime stability in Saudi Arabia International Affairs 84 (4) 2008 pp.701-715
Helfstein, S. & Wright, D.: Success, lethality, and cell structure across the dimensions of al Qaeda 34 (5) 2011 pp.367-382
Hellmich, C.: Al-Qaeda terrorists, hypocrites, fundamentalists? The view from within Third World Quarterly 26 (1) 2005 pp.39-54
Hellmich, C. & Redig, A.: The Question is When: The Ideology of Al Qaeda and the Reality of Bioterrorism Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 30 (5) 2007 pp.375-396
Herman, E.: A post-September 11th balancing act: Public access to U.S. government information versus protection of sensitive data Journal of Government Information 30 (1) 2004 pp.42-65
Hodges, A.: The Political Economy of Truth in the "War on Terror" Discourse: Competing Visions of an Iraq/al Qaeda Connection Social Semiotics 17 (1) 2007 pp.5-20
Hoffman, B.: Al Qaeda, Trends in Terrorism, and Future Potentialities: An Assessment Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 26 (6) 2003 pp.429-442
Hoffman, B.: The Changing Face of Al Qaeda and the Global War on Terrorism Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 27 (6) 2004 pp.549-560
Hoffman, B.: A Counterterrorism Strategy for the Obama Administration Terrorism and Political Violence 21 (3) 2009 pp.359-377
Hoffman, B.: The Global Terrorist Threat: is al-Qaeda on the run or on the march? Middle East Policy 14 (2) 2007 pp.44-58
Hoffman, B.: Radicalization and Subversion: Al Qaeda and the 7 July 2005 Bombings and the 2006 Airline Bombing Plot Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 32 (12) 2009 pp.1100-1116
Holbrook, C. & Fessler, D.M.T.: Sizing up the threat: The envisioned physical formidability of terrorists tracks their leaders’ failures and successes Cognition 127 (1, April) 2013 pp.46-56
Holbrook, D. (2011) Al-Qaeda Communiques by Bin Laden and Al-Zawahiri: a Chronology [in] Schmid, A.P. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research London; New York: Routledge [*]
Hopkins, P. O.: Al-Qaeda: The True Story of Radical Islam Iran and the Caucasus 13 (1) 2009 pp.227-228
Huntington, S.P.: Al-Qaeda: a blueprint for international terrorism in the twenty-first century Defence Studies 4 (2) 2004 pp.229-255
Ilardi, J. G.: Al-Qaeda's Counterintelligence Doctrine: The Pursuit of Operational Certainty and Control International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 22 (2) 2009 pp.246-274 []
Jackson, B.: Groups, Networks, or Movements: A Command-and-Control-Driven Approach to Classifying Terrorist Organizations and Its Application to Al Qaeda Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 29 (3) 2006 pp.241-262
Jordan, J. (et al.): The Intelligence Services' Struggle Against al-Qaeda Propaganda International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 18 (1) 2004 pp.31-49 []
Keenan, J.: Al-Qaeda terrorism in the Sahara? Edwin Dyer's murder and the role of intelligence agencies Anthropology Today 25 (4) 2009 pp.14-18
Kelsay, J.: Al-Qaida as a Muslim (Religio-Political) Movement Remarks on James L. Gelvin's Al-Qaeda and Anarchism: A Historian's Reply to Terrorology Terrorism and Political Violence 20 (4) 2008 pp.601-605
Lawrence, B. B.: The Late Shaikh Osama bin Laden: A Religious Profile of al‐Qaeda's Deceased Poster Child The Muslim World 101 (3) 2011 pp.374-389
Ilardi, G. J.: The 9/11 Attacks - A Study of Al Qaeda's Use of Intelligence and Counterintelligence Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 32 (3) 2009 pp.171-187
Lee, R.: Why Nuclear Smuggling Matters Orbis 52 (3) 2008 pp.434-444
Levitt, M: Al Qaeda Targeting Israel: Between Rhetoric and Reality Orbis 54 (3) 2010 pp.413-425
Loidolt, B.: Managing the Global and Local: The Dual Agendas of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 34 (2) 2011 p.102-123
Marc Gerecht, R.: Defeating Taliban Is Key to Stopping al-Qaeda New Perspectives Quarterly 27 (1) 2010 pp.64-67
Marshall, W.: Al-Qaeda in Gaza: Isolating ‘The Base’ Journal of Terrorism Research 1(1) 2011 []
Martin, J. (et al.): Looking for the Pattern: Al Qaeda in Southeast Asia -The Genealogy of a Terror Network Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 26 (6) 2003 pp.443-457
McCabe, T.R.: The Information Confrontation with Radical Islam Orbis 53 (1, January)  2009 pp.99-121
Meijer, R.: Yusuf al-'Uyairi and the making of a revolutionary Salafi Praxis Die Welt des Islams 47 (3) 2007 pp.422-459
Mendelsohn, B.: Al-Qaeda's Franchising Strategy Survival 53 (3) 2011 pp.29-50
Mendelsohn, B.: Al-Qaeda's Palestinian Problem Survival 51 (4) 2009 pp.71-86
Michael, G.: Adam Gadahn and Al-Qaeda's Internet Strategy Middle East Policy 16 (3) 2009 pp.135-152
Miller, F.: Al-Qaida as a “pragmatic base”: Contributions of area studies to sociolinguistics Language & Communication 28 (4, October) 2008 pp.386-408
Mishal, S. & Rosenthal, M.: Al Qaeda as a Dune Organization: Toward a Typology of Islamic Terrorist Organizations Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 28 (4) 2005 pp.275-293 
Neria, Y (et al.): The Al Qaeda 9/11 instructions: a study in the construction of religious martyrdom Religion 35 (1, January) 2005 pp.1-11
Nesser, P.: Ideologies of Jihad in Europe Terrorism and Political Violence 23 (2) 2011 pp.173-200
Page, M. (et al.): Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula: Framing Narratives and Prescriptions Terrorism and Political Violence 23 (2) 2011 pp.150-172
Pantucci, R.: Al-Qaeda 2.0 Survival 50 (6) 2008 pp.183-192
Payne, K.: Building the Base: Al Qaeda's Focoist Strategy Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 34 (2) 2011 pp.124-143
Payne, K.: Winning the Battle of Ideas: Propaganda, Ideology, and Terror Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 32 (2) 2009 pp.109-128
Pham, P.J.: Foreign Influences and Shifting Horizons: The Ongoing Evolution of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb Orbis 55 (2) 2011 pp.240-254
Phillips, A.: How al Qaeda lost Iraq Australian Journal of International Affairs 63 (1) 2009 pp.64-84
Phillips, S.: Al-Qaeda and the Struggle for Yemen Survival 53 (1) 2011 pp.95-120
Pillara, P.R.: Counterterrorism after Al Qaeda The Washington Quarterly 27 (3) 2004 pp.101-113
Pita, R.: Assessing al-Qaeda's Chemical Threat International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 20 (3) 2007 pp.480-511
Plaw, A.: Is Turnabout Fair Play With Al Qaeda? The International Studies Review 12 (4) 2010 pp.622-624
Porter, P.: Long wars and long telegrams: containing Al-Qaeda International Affairs 85 (2) 2009 pp.285-305
Qureshi, F.: Countering al-Qaeda in London: police and muslims in partnership Ethnic and Racial Studies 35 (3) 2012 pp.945-946
Radu, M.: Terrorism After the Cold War: Trends and Challenges Orbis 46 (2, Spring 2002) pp.275-287
Ranstorp, M.: The last vestiges Of Al-Qaeda? Asian Affairs 33 (2) 2001 pp.228-231
Raufer, X.: Al Qaeda: A Different Diagnosis Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 26 (6) 2003 pp.391398
Rice, S.K.: Emotions and terrorism research: A case for a social-psychological agenda Journal of Criminal Justice 37 (3, May–June) 2009 pp.248-255
Riedel, B.: Al Qaeda Strikes Back Foreign Affairs 86 (3, May – June) 2007 pp. 24-40
Saltman, S.S.: The Global Jihad Network: Why and How al–Qaeda Uses Computer Technology to Wage Jihad Journal of Global Change and Governance 1 ( 3, Summer)  2008 pp.2-10 []
Schwartz, B. E.: America's Struggle Against the Wahhabi/Neo-Salafi Movement Orbis 51 (1, Winter) 2007 pp.107-128
Scott, M.: Al‐Qaeda to Arab Spring: Islamist Terrorism and Democracy Public Administration Review 72 (2) 2012 pp.314-316
Shinn, D.: Al Shabaab's Foreign Threat to Somalia Orbis 55 (2) 2011 pp. 203-215
Shpiro, S.: Israeli Intelligence and al-Qaeda International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 25 (2) 2012 pp.240-259
Silm, B.: Notes on Al Qaeda in Saudi Arabia Asian Journal of Social Science 35 (4) 2007 pp.528-553
Sinai, J.: The Mind of the Terrorist: The Psychology of Terrorism from the IRA to Al-Qaeda Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 32 (2) 2009 pp.167-169
Stenersen, A.: Al Qaeda's Foot Soldiers: A Study of the Biographies of Foreign Fighters Killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan Between 2002 and 2006 Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 34 (3) 2011 pp.171-198
Stone, J.: Al Qaeda, Deterrence, and Weapons of Mass Destruction Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 32 (9) 2009 pp.763-775
Thomas, T.L.: Al Qaeda and the Internet: The Danger of 'Cyberplanning'    Parameters, US Army War College Quarterly 33(1, Spring) 2003 pp.112ff. []
Toft, P.: Terrorist targeting and energy security Energy Policy 38 (8, August) 2010 pp.4411-4421
Torres Soriano,:M.: The Evolution of the Discourse of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb: Themes, Countries and Individuals  Mediterranean Politics 16 (2) 2011 pp.279-298
Torres Soriano,:M.: Terrorism and the Mass media after Al Qaeda: A Change of Course? Athena Intelligence Journal 3 (2) 2008 pp.1-20 []
Torres Soriano, M.: The Road to Media Jihad: The Propaganda Actions of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb Terrorism and Political Violence 23(1) 2011 pp.72-88
Tschaen Barbieri, E. & Klausen, J.: Al Qaeda's London Branch: Patterns of Domestic and Transnational Network Integration Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 35 (6) 2012 pp.411-431
Vinci, A.: Becoming the enemy: Convergence in the American and Al Qaeda ways of warfare Journal of Strategic Studies 31 (19) 2008 pp.69-88
Von Knop, K.: The Female Jihad: Al Qaeda's Women Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 30 (5) 2007 pp.397-414
Wedgwood, R.: Al Qaeda, Military Commissions, and American Self-Defense Political Science Quarterly 117 (3) 2002 pp. 357-372 
Westhusing, T.: 'Target Approval Delays Cost Air Force Key Hits': Targeting Terror: Killing Al Qaeda the Right Way Journal of Military Ethics 1 (2) 2002 p.128-135
Whelan, R.: Al-Qaeda's Theorist  Survival 53 (2) 2011 pp.159-166
Who's who in Al-Qaeda and Jihadi movements worldwide: named-person authority file and finding aid for the AQJM datafile [No.1 (2003) ] Seattle: Reference Corp. 
Wiktorowicz, Q. & Kaltner, J.: Killing in the Name of Islam: Al-Qaeda's Justification for September 11 Middle East Policy 10 (2) 2003 pp.96-92
Wittig, T.: Financing terrorism along the Chechnya-Georgia border, 1999-2002 Global Crime 10 (3) 2009 pp.248-260
Woodworth, P.: The war against terrorism: the Spanish experience from ETA to al-Qaeda International Journal of Iberian Studies 17 (3) 2004 pp.169-182
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See also Resources on the Internet:

Al Qaeda news, Latest – Yahoo [] 

Al-Qaeda / Organisations ­– AlJazzera [ ]

Al-Qaeda – START/ Terrorist Profile Organization []

Al-Qa’ida (The Base)  Intelligence Resource Program - FAS [resources] []

The Clean IT Project - Reducing the impact of terrorist use of the internet - EU  []

FRONTLINE Hunting Bin Laden []

Global Counterterrorism Glossaries []

Global Legal Monitor / Terrorism - Library of Congress []

JIHADOLOGY - A clearinghouse for jihādī primary source material and translation service []

Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence []

RAND Experts Use Decades of Terrorism Research to Assess al Qaeda after bin Laden []

Perspectives on Terrorism [collection of articles] []

Terrorism Threat to the U.S. Homeland / Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula - US Committee on Homeland Security []

UN Action to Counter Terrorism []

About the Compiler: Eric Price is a Professional Information Specialist. Until his retirement he served at the International Atomic Energy  Agency (IAEA) in Vienna; since then he joined ‘Perspectives on Terrorism’ as an Editorial Assistant.