Articles of the Week – 3/31-4/6

Saturday March 31:

Al-Awlaki and the former and latter rains – Charles Cameron, ZenPundit: http://bit.ly/H2FiE2

Sunday April 1:

Tarek Maaroufi: Tunisia’s Most Notorious Jihadist, Returns Home – Aaron Y. Zelin, Tunisia Live: http://bit.ly/HqnjJ8

General Thoughts on the Tuareg rebellion and AQIM – Kal, The Moor Next Door: http://bit.ly/H5R7O2

Monday April 2:

NYPD oversight will keep us safe: Don’t penalize Ray Kelly’s ever-vigilant force – Brian Fishman, New York Daily News: http://nydn.us/HP7ET7

More General Thoughts RE: Mali, AQIM, armed groups, etc. – Kal, The Moor Next Door: http://bit.ly/H8LzlP

Wednesday April 4:

Somalia: Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys And The Politics Of The Al-Shabaab Split – Abdi Aynte, African Arguments: http://bit.ly/HUlLKv

Friday April 6:

The Black Flag Flies in Mali – Andrew Lebovich, al-Wasat: http://bit.ly/HqnCnW

Somalia’s Neighbors Making Progress against al-Shabaab Despite Threats of Retaliation – Abdullahi Ahmed Mohamed, Terrorism Monitor: http://bit.ly/I6Dn24

West Africa’s MOJWA Militants – Competition for al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb? – Dario Cristiani, Terrorism Monitor: http://bit.ly/Hv90UN