My personal list of great reads across the multidisciplinary space I traverse:
Influence Operations / Information Warfare
Disinformation, Persuasion and the Information Environment by Alicia Wanless [Open Access].
The Dictator’s Dilemma. The Role of Social Media in Revolutions by William B. Snyderwine – [Open Access].
Russia as a Hurricane, China as Climate Change: Different Ways of Information Warfare by Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer & Paul Chardon – [Open Access].
Wargaming Contested Narratives in an Age of Bewilderment by Arnel P. David & John DeRosa – [Open Access].
Say Goodbye to the Information Age: It’s All About Reputation Now by Gloria Origgi – [Open Access].
Killer robo-bees show how the sting of disinformation can spread by Elisa Thomas – [Open Access].
Information Warfare & Neuro-Weaponry by Zac Rogers [Open Access].
In the Cognitive War the Weapon is You! by Zac Rogers [Open Access].
Master Narratives of Islamist Extremism by J. Halverson, S. Corman & H.L. Goodall [Book].
Talking to the Enemy Violent Extremism, Sacred Values and What it Means to be Human by Scott Atran [Book].
Accelerationism in America: Threat Perceptions by Jade Parker [Open Access].
Violent Misogyny, Mass Murder and Suicide: It’s Time to Save Incels from Themselves by Moonshot CVE [Open Access].
Without Prejudice: What Sovereign Citizens Believe by J.M. Berger at the Program on Extremism at George Washington University [Open Access].
‘The Great Replacement’ – The Violent Consequences of Mainstreamed Extremism by Jacob Davey & Julia Ebner [Open Access].
The ISIS Files: Extreme Brutality & Detailed Record Keeping by Rukmini Callimachi & Andrew Rossback – [Open Access].
Jihad Against Palestinian? The Herostratos Syndrome & the Paradox of Targeting European Jews by Jean-Paul Azam & Mario Ferrero [Paywall].
A Staircase to Terrorism: A Psychological Exploration by Fathali M. Moghaddam [Fee for Download].
The El Paso Shooting and the Gamification of Terror by Robert Evans – [Open Access].
Behavioural Economics & Terrorism (Decision Science)
The Economics of Terrorism by Peter J. Phillips – [Book].
The Economic Analysis of Lone Wolf Terrorism by Peter J. Phillips [Open Access].
Terrorist Watch Lists, Suspect Ranking and Decision-Making Biases by Peter J. Phillips & Gabriela Pohl – [Open Access].
Terrorist Choice: a stochastic dominance and prospect theory analysis by Peter J. Phillips & Gabriela Pohl – [Open Access].
Deferral of Attacks: SP/A Theory as a Model of Terrorist Choice when Losses are Inevitable by Peter J. Phillips & Gabriela Pohl – [Open Access].
Prospect Theory & Terrorist Choice by Peter J. Phillips & Gabriela Pohl – [Open Access].
How Terrorism Red Flags become Weak Signals through the processes of Judgement and Evaluation by Peter J. Phillips & Gabriela Pohl – [Fee for Article].
Terrorism, lightning and falling furniture by Peter J. Phillips & Gabriela Pohl – [Fee for Article].
Who Wants to Talk to Terrorists? by Peter J. Phillips [Book Chapter].
Geographic Profiling of Lone Wolf Terrorists: the application of Economics, Game Theory & Prospect Theory by Peter J. Phillips [Open Access].
Further works by Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl can be found here at the University of Southern Queensland.
Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics and Marriage by Paul Ekman [Book].
Emotions Revealed: Understanding Faces and Feelings by Paul Ekman [Book].
Ad Tech & the World
Fake News, Real Money: Ad Tech Platforms, Profit-Drive Hoaxes, and the Business of Journalism by Joshua A. Braun & Jessica L. Eklund – [Open Access].
Leadership, Innovation, Great Minds
Succeed despite, don’t fail because. Kevin Dwyer – Change Factory – [Open Access].