Articles of the Week – 9/3-9/9

Saturday September 3:

Why is the Middle East Still in Thrall to 9/11 Conspiracy Theories? – Eric Trager, The New Republic:

Sunday September 4:

Islamising Malayness: Ulama discourse and authority in contemporary Malaysia – Norshahril Saat, Contemporary Islam:

Muslims and ecology: fostering Islamic environmental ethics – Arthur Saniotis, Contemporary Islam:

Monday September 5: 

Thinking about Algeria and Libya – Kal, TheMoorNextDoor:

Tuesday September 6:

Lashkar-e-Taiba’s American connections – Stephen Tankel, The AfPak Channel:

Wednesday September 7:

Sifting Through the Layers of Insecurity in the Sahel: The Case of Mauritania – Cédric Jourde, Africa Center for Strategic Studies:

The new Mullah Omar? – Omar Samad, The AfPak Channel:

Blowback in Somalia – Jeremy Scahill, The Nation:

Thursday September 8:

Radicalization Series VI – Muslims and Radicalization – What do we know? – Martijn de Koning, CLOSER:

10 Years Later: How We Won – Will McCants and William Rosenau, The Atlantic:

Well, Is Al Qaeda Winning Or Not? – J.M. Berger, IntelWire:

The impact of Libya’s missing missiles – Andrew Lebovich, al-Wasat:

Friday September 9:

Empire, Subalternity, and Ijtihād: Two Muslim Women’s Leadership Models in the Post-9/11 US – Fauzia Erfan Ahmed, The Muslim World:

Religious Citizens After 9/11: Impact of Politics on the Jurisprudence Concerning Muslim American Military Service – Harvey Stark, The Muslim World:

Parity of Muslim and Western Concepts of Just War – Khalid Yahya Blankinship, The Muslim World:

America as a Jihad State: Middle Eastern Perceptions of Modern American Theopolitics – Tim Winter, The Muslim World:

The Late Shaikh Osama bin Laden: A Religious Profile of AQs Deceased Poster Child – Bruce Lawrence, The Muslim World:

Anwar Al-Awlaki’s Links to the September 11 Hijackers – J.M. Berger, The Atlantic:

The Man Who Runs Al-Qaeda – Will McCants, The Atlantic: