I am a Norwegian academic who writes about terrorism and jihadism. I work as senior research fellow at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) in Oslo. In the menu above you will find links to my publications and other resources. Follow me on Twitter if you like.
- R package: dair: OCR with Google Document AI in R (4 March 2021).
- Book review of C. Christine Fair, In Their Own Words: Understanding Lashkar-e Tayyaba, Perspectives on Politics (26 February 2021).
- Book review: The Last Jihadi Superstar, War on the Rocks, 30 October 2020.
- Article: “Weeping in Modern Jihadi Groups“, Journal of Islamic Studies (published 14 September 2020).
- Working paper (with Neil Ketchley): “Measuring Terrorism” (posted 9 September 2020).
- Op-ed: “Why Jihadists Loved America in the 1980s“, The Atlantic, 6 March 2020.
- Book: The Caravan: Abdallah Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad, Cambridge University Press (published 5 March 2020).