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Senior researcher at FFI, Norway. Author of Al-Qaida in Afghanistan (Cambridge, 2017). Tweets/RTs do not represent the FFI.

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Joined Twitter 8/20/09


If you need to read one article to understand today’s Afghanistan, read this one. I am embarrassed not to have writ… https://t.co/J4RasfKNXF
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5/29
2020
AQ busting out its greatest hits https://t.co/7MeLbBHyot
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5/26
2020
1. Al-Qaida analysts have been debating the group's health, pol direction, intent & capability to attack US. Spectr… https://t.co/JPjhdi86ET
Retweeted by Anne Stenersen#Yemen #jihad: #AQAP claim to be behind #Pensacola shooting was true. Extremely awkward for #Saudi: -Shooter passed… https://t.co/EVdn2ubl8K
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5/19
2020
1/ Today @florian_weigand + I released a @ODIdev paper on Taliban courts in Afghanistan. It's short (based on resea… https://t.co/bN2IbvKrUS
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5/11
2020
AQ putting out old Bin Laden material. Here’s an UBL lecture on the battle of Jaji https://t.co/El3P9yixfj
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5/2
2020
@AdamHSays I turned to the women who were talking and sunning themselves, in that odd heliotropic posture of sunbat… https://t.co/2jXVN1f07K
4/3
2020
Worth reading, article by @PaulTheroux_ in @nytimes https://t.co/wa5kEsPc57Want to amplify @AANafgh's vital field research on conflict dynamics in Afghanistan since 29 Feb US-Taliban deal.… https://t.co/dfGA1J5Xvj
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3/30
2020
My article on Afghanistan, COVID-19, and potential collapse finally out. Please circulate. https://t.co/oFmZ5qqwZj
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3/26
2020
@abdsayedd @aysfzdmr Thanks for the kind words, @abdsayedd !
3/21
2020
Outstanding analysis by Nelly Lahoud | What the jihadis left behind https://t.co/9YdhMZxUMT
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1/18
2020
@BeardedHornet sure!
1/1
2019
@HenrikGratrud @petternessern @PoPpublicsphere Congrats!!I am thrilled that our article (with @petternessern) about spillover and jihadism in Jordan in @PoPpublicsphere will be available on Monday!
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12/12
2019
Who killed Abdallah Azzam? Here’s a thread on the biggest murder mystery in the history of Islamism, which happened… https://t.co/OsWs3bJSr0
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11/24
2019
So it got translated into Eng!! Excellent piece on direct insight into Afg Taliban (1994-2001), relations with AQ &… https://t.co/noL0oC1lpu
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11/22
2019
Please accept my deepest condolences. I will always be grateful for everything he taught me. Afghanistan has suffer… https://t.co/40knraOELG
11/21
2019
After months of research and analysis, @rahmat_amir and I just released a paper looking at how the Taliban makes po… https://t.co/WWuvqV7T8H
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11/20
2019
My Department invites applications for the MA programme in Middle Eastern Studies, where I teach a course on jihadi… https://t.co/8u281kAt9H
Retweeted by Anne StenersenAshley and I will talk about our research on the Taliban policymaking processes (9 December 2019, 18:00) at King's… https://t.co/8Mcv7FDz1u
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11/13
2019
@Sayed_Pukhtoon @Hegghammer @brynjarlia @petternessern Thank you for the kind words!
10/21
2019
My humble contribution to an excellent collection on jihadi terror from Anthony Richards, @DevorahMargolin, and… https://t.co/GTtRAGZN3j
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10/17
2019
My latest post: translation & analysis of a critique of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s last speech by Abu Eisa al-Masri, a… https://t.co/KuuSqjoWAL
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10/7
2019
Check out my latest major monstrous work: translation & analysis of second part of testimony of a former 'amni' (se… https://t.co/l9DzsIN0yD
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9/30
2019
@terpolv @peterbergencnn @Anand_Gopal_ @annestenersen @mvbijlert @brianfishman @splalwani @pirroshan @KenBallenhttps://t.co/UY07uEEMhq
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9/24
2019
Here’s an alternative view from me: https://t.co/YIT1SotArZ https://t.co/toSBkFRrse
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8/28
2019
An Al Qaeda Telegram channel is sharing a message attributed to Saif al Adel - longtime AQ leader. Al Adel says the… https://t.co/I55N6mKDRG
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8/15
2019
@ErikSkare Not to my knowledge .. but there are probably better qualified ppl to answer that:)
7/25
2019
@ErikSkare I think it means "heroic contribution"
7/23
2019
Check out my latest monstrous interview: this time with a German member of the al-Qaeda-loyalist Hurras al-Din fact… https://t.co/ZjQg6KKoxV
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7/17
2019
@ProfAishaAhmad @PoPpublicsphere It was a pleasure reading it!
7/4
2019
Abdul Hakim Belhaj: Why I rejected bin Laden’s invitation to join al-Qaeda https://t.co/nvzxRUjQ1e
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6/30
2019
Important and deeply researched work by @a_a_jackson about Afghan views of potential peace talks — from rural areas… https://t.co/z7HbvfRVGB
Retweeted by Anne StenersenThe Japanese sensei who taught Karate to Afghan Mujahideen (between 1984 and 1990); Koshiro Tanaka Here is a 1987… https://t.co/ENuvsEC56X
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5/29
2019
John Walker Lindh, “the American Taliban,” was freed today after 17 years in federal prison. Here are excerpts from… https://t.co/eGRr61RhVG
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5/23
2019
Finally published: My review of @ProfAishaAhmad's excellent book, Jihad & Co., for @PoPpublicsphere https://t.co/SB6ZSG8czC
5/22
2019
My biography of Abdallah Azzam is in production. 750 pages of jihadi history, much of it untold, due out in March 2… https://t.co/uXbgidpQQR
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5/3
2019
My latest academic article, "Salafism's Historical Continuity: The Reception of 'Modernist' Salafis by 'Purist' Sal… https://t.co/nWE9vBWOkH
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4/22
2019
My take on How the Islamic State Terror Wave Rose So High in Europe https://t.co/IzGyLTEW2T many thanks to… https://t.co/qB2Q0r5DsH
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3/22
2019
Our program for the "Cold War Islamisms" workshop this Friday 15.3 and Saturday 16.3 is up: https://t.co/oYn9c2eBwehttps://t.co/Q5DFBfxLUL
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3/14
2019
The secret life of Mullah Omar, by @BetteDam https://t.co/MlSP36AscW
3/11
2019
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3/10
2019
Je conseille cet excellent ouvrage sur la culture & la littérature jihadiste et leur importance sous la direction… https://t.co/dMZROmNd22
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3/4
2019
Check out this new @Perspectives_T Special Issue on "Islamic State after The Caliphate", where I have been the gues… https://t.co/P0hDjhSMxq
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2/26
2019
My latest piece: an analysis of the present state of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham-al-Qaeda relations in light of latest co… https://t.co/eAsOIsy2G0
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2/14
2019
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2/12
2019
My colleague @Borhan offers an evidence-based approach: "After hundreds of conversations with Taliban figures, I co… https://t.co/mmhRo2kj0B
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2/8
2019
"To mount a telling attack on a position, one must first inhabit it." Timeless piece of advice on how to strive for… https://t.co/JALDwcz4DY
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1/27
2019
We will be launching 'Ghosts of the Past: The Muslim Brotherhood and its Struggle for Legitimacy in post‑Qaddafi Li… https://t.co/1j7f5ErrxY
Retweeted by Anne StenersenWhy Do Some Terrorist Attacks Receive More Media Attention Than Others? Controlling for target type, fatalities &… https://t.co/AqiLbMlc9r
Retweeted by Anne StenersenTwitter People! I’ve got a great role for someone on Facebook’s Counterterrorism and Dangerous Orgs Policy team. Th… https://t.co/RlRycdxoPM
Retweeted by Anne StenersenCross-cutting research on the threat from international terrorism is more important than ever. Thrilled 2 open a fa… https://t.co/0cmEmZJtFd
Retweeted by Anne StenersenGood NYT article on latest update on peace talks. With also some EU positions. #Afghanistan #EU ⁦@mfa_afghanistan⁩… https://t.co/6AtO2n5uka
Retweeted by Anne Stenersen“...decision to sever ties with the Taliban and to bolster anti-Taliban factions [in 96] was highly debated in New… https://t.co/DybbJTRkNm
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1/25
2019
Timley to the "end of ISIS"-discussion: "#Jihadism after the ‘Caliphate’: towards a new #typology", @annestenersen: https://t.co/7oCMQranBL
Retweeted by Anne StenersenThere's lots of detail in @annestenersen's AL-QAIDA IN AFGHANISTAN about how much the Taliban knew/didn't know abou… https://t.co/tZru5wkFM4
Retweeted by Anne StenersenHow does global #terrorism evolve after the setback of #ISIL? One of many questions at today's event on what happen… https://t.co/Ow0fGWd7pv
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1/24
2019
@washingtonpost @JobyWarrick Rare interview wirh participant in the Islamic State’s CW-programme. https://t.co/vktzriaX9A
1/22
2019
Next week (Jan 25th) we’re hosting with the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) a conversation on jihadi… https://t.co/vvY7RKNKYe
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1/16
2019
I wrote a short primer: Conducting Qualitative Research on Terrorism: Finding and Using Primary Sources - SAGE Rese… https://t.co/YuTuyT8R9t
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1/15
2019
Society for Terrorism Research, @CrexUiO, and the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) are pleased to ann… https://t.co/LU9hs5d4cp
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1/9
2019
When I was in Kabul, I helped commission a project to digitally archive decades of audio, photo, and video footage… https://t.co/hMPw7mbtxN
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1/8
2019
My latest major monstrous project: full translation and analysis of 'Hashimi Advice to the Amir of the Islamic Stat… https://t.co/BMXyILVwZr
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1/4
2019
Hva skjer i Sverige på jihadismefronten? Torsdag 17. januar blir det seminar i Oslo med @MagnusRanstorp,… https://t.co/jCOtII5u5r
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1/3
2019
Excited to be attending this workshop with @timothynunan in March! https://t.co/9Va1NTbDYb
1/2
2019
Article challenging the assumption that 'jihadists' cannot be negotiated with -ht @azelin https://t.co/TFwmt0omGt
1/1
2018
Michael Semple on how Taliban governance works today, with details on security, courts, taxation, legitimacy/partic… https://t.co/v7p554Uxon
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12/29
2018
Quite detailed Analysis: How Malhama Tactical became the 'Blackwater of the Syrian jihad' – BBC Monitoring https://t.co/tqYPoHpXt7
Retweeted by Anne StenersenJust participated in a group debate on #AlQaeda with @hoffman_bruce @peterbergencnn @sahelblog @asfandyarmirhttps://t.co/evKNq4YxYu
Retweeted by Anne StenersenIntetsting observations by @ColinPClarke. I would add that an escalating sunni-shia conflict in the ME would benefi… https://t.co/Wnch3qWvh3
12/21
2018
Highly recommended! https://t.co/EjiV2NYg0j
12/19
2018
How Mauritania exports religion to Saudi Arabia—And not just the other way around - Michael Farquhar and Alex Thurs… https://t.co/zel42wppW1
Retweeted by Anne StenersenStill need something for that special someone in your life? Then consider giving them my book on leadership decapit… https://t.co/uGFqkQa0pU
Retweeted by Anne StenersenIn full with translation and commentary: the biography of Abu Ali al-Anbari, arguably the Islamic State figure abou… https://t.co/IGtcaEeLR8
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12/18
2018
What Other Peace Processes Can Teach Afghanistan (1): Colombia’s agreement with FARC https://t.co/5lbOm5vGiw via @aanafgh
12/13
2018
"For a U.S. audience concerned foremost with homeland security, these groups are a danger locally but not necessari… https://t.co/k6z9EkKNyk @Hegghammer @aysfzdmr @drdavidmalet Agree with @Hegghammer
12/12
2018
Very important new series by @AANafgh begins today with profile of Taleban governance in Obeh district, Herat. Unfu… https://t.co/6kEjxG5Hrq
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12/10
2018
A highly interesting interview with a Saudi ISIS fighter رحلة في عقل "داعشي" سعودي صلى صلاته الأولى تحت تأثير الحش… https://t.co/3VykRINr2e
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12/7
2018
“Understating Zarqawi” - new by me on @jihadica in reply to @hxhassan’s recent piece on Abu ‘Ali al-Anbari https://t.co/9T7aGp4jPn
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12/6
2018
Europe has not won the fight against jihadist terrorism I argue in Politico. While number of attacks is down, numbe… https://t.co/arkPGMLHnv
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12/5
2018
Interesting! https://t.co/QxjzGVxPZsNew Huras al-Din training camp named after Shaykh Abu Firas al-Suri, former senior leader in JN killed in a drone s… https://t.co/YcUrfMS0Bq
Retweeted by Anne StenersenSAMPLE SIZE IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH This is a thread on how to address criticism of low sample size in qualitative… https://t.co/KqFfUDpdyn
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12/3
2018
I got hold of a 93-page ISIS document chronicling the life of an ISIS leader AND the jihadi landscape in 1990s-2000… https://t.co/HITTGBfkpk
Retweeted by Anne StenersenInteresting new approach from @annestenersen on the endurance and flexible transformation of Jihadist groups over t… https://t.co/TtIT89ObBO
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12/1
2018
Jihadology Articles of the Week – 11/24-11/30 https://t.co/igcgEsyxKv Featuring @ZachariasPieri @BokoWatchhttps://t.co/JlHePFyRnH
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11/30
2018
@AdamHoffm Thank you so much!"there is no linear relationship between the existence of pan-Islamist jihadism and international terrorism in West… https://t.co/SyMKK4sAbo
Retweeted by Anne StenersenMy new article is published! ('Jihadism after the Caliphate : towards a new typology.) And first 50 downloads are F… https://t.co/RN49U80SLO
11/29
2018
War historians: great job opportunity at Narvik War Museum. Good benefits, ample research time, and room for entrep… https://t.co/zjrIgbgZwM
Retweeted by Anne Stenersen @Hegghammer And great skiing!Interesting @DerSPIEGEL interview with Zammar https://t.co/B4RxHIGsIvUnder the Black Flag in Borno: experiences of foot soldiers and civilians in Boko Haram's ‘caliphate’ - Zacharias P… https://t.co/Fo6UVydXGV
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11/28
2018
Etter nokre svært spanande år som redatkørar for Babylon, har tida kome for meg og @ErikSkare til å gi fakkelen vid… https://t.co/CeFGk4lQgd
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11/27
2018
«Kan IS reise seg fra ruinene?» Kom til Oslo Militære Samfund 4. desember og hør FFI-forskerne @petternessernhttps://t.co/DTs6e9ZejT
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11/25
2018
My latest general article on the different ideological and theological trends in online Islamic State circles, incl… https://t.co/0DSKfR3X1s
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11/23
2018
@BetteDam Horrible news. Glad you're safe!!
11/21
2018

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