Dr Ekaterina Stepanova
Publications on networks and violence
Fighters from Russia in and after Syria and Iraq: (Trans) National Trends and Threats, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, vol. 46,
no. 11 (2023), pp. 22142240.
[Online first: 7 June 2021]. DOI: 10.1080/1057610X.2021.1923625
Stepanova E., ISIS
and the Phenomenon of Foreign Terrorist Fighters in Syria and Iraq (Moscow: IMEMO, 2020), 198 p., in
Stepanova E., Transnational Islamist terrorism: network
fragmentation and bottom-up regionalization, in
Terrorism Index 2014: Measuring and Understanding the Impact of Terrorism (Sydney, New York,
London: Institute of Economics & Peace, 2014),
Stepanova E., The
evolution of the al-Qaeda-type terrorism: networks and beyond, in L.Bossi, C.Demetriou and
S.Malthaner (eds), Dynamics of
Political Violence: A Process-Oriented Perspective on Radicalization and the Escalation of Political
Conflict (Farnham, VA: Ashgate, 2014), pp. 288305.
Stepanova E., Lone wolves
and network agents in leaderless jihad: the case of the Boston Marathon bombing cell, in
K.Rekawek and M.Milosevic (eds.), Perseverance
of Terrorism: Focus on Leaders (Amsterdam: IOS Press, 2014), pp. 5063.
Boston Bombings: A Post-Qaeda Take on Lone Wolves and Leaderless Jihad,
PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo no. 268, July 2013 (Washington D.C.: Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University)
see also in
Stepanova E. The
Role of Information Communication Technologies in the “Arab Spring”: Implications Beyond the Region,
PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo no. 159, May 2011.
Stepanova E., Al-Qaeda
inspired transnational terrorism: ideology and organizational forms, in J.Saikia and E.Stepanova (eds.),
Patterns of Internationalization (Sage, 2009), pp. 191209.
Chapter 4: Organizational forms of terrorism at the local and regional levels;
Chapter 5: Organizational forms of the violent Islamist movement at the transnational level,
in Stepanova E., Terrorism in Asymmetrical
Conflict: Ideological and Structural Aspects (Oxford; New York:
Oxford University Press, 2008), pp. 100–150.
Stepanova E. [The main
trends in contemporary terrorism Part I], in Security Index, vol. 20,
no. 3(110), Fall 2014, pp. 95110.
Stepanova Е. [Transnational
terrorism ten years after September 11: decline, rise or transformation?], in Vestnik MGU. Series 25: International
Relations and World Politics, no. 3 (2011), pp. 4–34.
Stepanova E.A. [Asymmetrical conflict as an asymmetry of power, status, ideology and structure], in
Voyennaya mysl' [Military Thought], no 5. (2010), pp. 4754, in Russian.
Stepanova E., [Organizational forms of global
jihad], in Mezhdunarodnyje protsessy [International Processes], vol. 4, no. 1(10),
(Jan.Apr. 2006), pp. 95104.