Articles of the Week – 12/31-1/6

Saturday December 31:

Al-Qaeda’s Uighur Jihadi: A Profile of the Turkistan Islamic Party’s Abdul Shakoor Turkistani – Jacob Zenn, Militant Leadership Monitor: http://bit.ly/vcCfCs 

Sunday January 1:

Women and Gender in Islam: A Question of Cultural Relativism – Suzanne Rothman, Kulna Journal: http://bit.ly/rIsPQX

Monday January 2:

Al Qaeda 2012: Will it be resurgence or defeat? – Clint Watts, Selected Wisdom: http://bit.ly/vYvhfi

Tuesday January 3:

Egypt’s Salafi Challenge – Omar Ashour, Project Syndicate: http://bit.ly/AnnCw1

Breakthroughs in Faith – Olivier Roy, World Policy Journal: http://bit.ly/uxhmgQ

Wednesday January 4:

Egypt’s Salafi Surge: These guys make the Muslim Brotherhood look like latte liberals – Sarah A. Topol, Foreign Policy: http://bit.ly/zo7RsI

The Death of al Qaeda: Fawaz Gerges Edition – Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Gunpowder and Lead: http://bit.ly/zWX6ZQ

Friday January 6:

Tunisia’s student Salafis – Monica Marks, The Middle East Channel: http://bit.ly/zdMv2b