Sinkwan Cheng (CUHK): Terrorism, Hegel, Honneth ("how Hegel and Honneth’s theory of recognition would seem to lend support to insurgent terrorists’ struggle for the right to self-determination”). Gabriela Pohl (Southern Queensland): A New Picture for Understanding Terrorists’ Opportunities and Choices When Media Coverage is a Desired Payoff. Bart Husslage, Peter Borm, Twan Burg, Herbert Hamers, and Roy H. A. Lindelauf (Tilburg): Ranking Terrorists in Networks: A Sensitivity Analysis of Al Qaeda's 9/11 Attack. Umbreen Javaid and Nighat Noureen (Punjab): An Insight into the Philosophical Dynamics of Al-Qaeda. David Skillicorn (Queen's) and Edna F Reid (James Madison): Language Use in the Jihadist Magazines Inspire and Azan. Assaf Moghadam on Al Qaeda's innovative middle managers: Fighting terrorism requires more than targeting leaders. Asawin Suebsaeng on how the State Department is actively trolling terrorists on Twitter. On faking blackness, dickriders, basic training, and the sad fabulist and wannabe-warrior-of-Islam, Nicholas Teausant: Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the lies American jihadists tell themselves. Hakan Cem Cetin on the war on terrorism: What went wrong in Afghanistan? Explosive claims about Pakistan and Osama Bin Laden: Isaac Chotiner interviews Carlotta Gall, author of The Wrong Enemy: American in Afghanistan, 2001-2014. Did the U.S. trade 5 Taliban terrorists for an Army deserter? And what will Obama trade for the three other Americans being held in Afghanistan? Fred Kaplan on what people don’t understand about the Bergdahl deal: America negotiates with terrorists, these were not terrorists, and this could be the start of something big. Actually, sometimes terrorism does work: The popular adage that governments “do not negotiate with terrorists” appears to be untrue, at least in civil war.