Articles of the Week – 2/25-3/2

Monday February 27: 

Zachary Chesser: A Case Study in Online Islamist Radicalization and Its Meaning for the Threat of Homegrown Terrorism – Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affair: http://bit.ly/wKq3ci

A Study of Knights Under the Banner of the Prophet (2d ed) – Part 7 – Marisa Urgo, Making Sense of Jihad: http://bit.ly/wUzFYD

Wednesday February 29:

Review: Will McCants’ Founding Gods, Inventing Nations – Caitlin Fitz Gerald, Gunpowder and Lead: http://bit.ly/xkqcYs

Inside al Shabaab’s Recruitment Process in Somalia – Clint Watts, Selected Wisdom: http://bit.ly/x3q255

Should I whisper, should I scream? – Abu Musab al-Suri redux, Pt 1 – Charles Cameron, ZenPundit: http://bit.ly/xKr80q

Should I whisper, should I scream? – Abu Musab al-Suri redux, Pt 2 – Charles Cameron, ZenPundit: http://bit.ly/wA786y

Thursday March 1:

Forward Focus: Assessing al-Qaeda’s in-theater capabilities – Leah Farrall, IHS Defense, Security and Risk Consulting: http://bit.ly/yjue7y

Countering Violent Extremism, Pt. 2: Scope – Will McCants, Jihadica: http://bit.ly/xYANIp

Mauritania’s Islamists – Alex Thurston, Carnegie Papers: http://bit.ly/wX9qpS

Nigeria and Boko Haram in jihadi media discourse – Christopher Anzalone, openDemocracy: bit.ly/A5V36i