Articles of the Week – 4/21-4/27

Sunday April 22:

On Reading Zawahiri – Marisa Urgo, Making Sense of Jihad: http://bit.ly/Jpx8e9

Examining Gaidi Mtaani, Al-Qaida Swahili-language magazine Issue 1 – Aaron Weisburd, Internet Haganah: http://bit.ly/I6S7C8

Al-Qaida Advises the Arab Spring: Egypt – Joas Wagemakers, Jihadica: http://bit.ly/Ixx3SB

Another day, another dead al Qâ’idah leader – Mr. Oranges’ War Tracker: http://bit.ly/I2zhcM

AUMF and Yemen – Gregory Johnsen, Waq al-Waq: http://bit.ly/JrzF6n

More on Islamist Performance in Algeria – Kal, The Moor Next Door: http://bit.ly/I4NKHY

Monday April 23:

North Caucasus Insurgency Leader Predicts ‘Results’ From Spring Offensive – Liz Fuller, Caucasus Report: http://bit.ly/I4NPeK

Knowing what you’re doing – Gregory Johnsen, Waq al-Waq: http://bit.ly/JrAKLh

Boko Haram Escalates Attacks on Christians in Northern Nigeria – David Cook, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/JrAMCW

French Counterterrorism Policy in the Wake of Mohammed Merah’s Attack – Pascale Combelles Siegel, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/IkQiAs

Revisiting Shaykh Atiyyatullah’s Works on Takfir and Mass Violence – Christopher Anzalone, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/HWi2ZE

Taking the Place of Martyrs: Afghans and Arabs under the Banner of Islam – Darryl Li, Arab Studies Journal: http://bit.ly/Ib044R

Locating the Secular in Sayyid Qutb – Mohammad Salama and Rachel Friedman, Arab Studies Journal: http://bit.ly/Ib044R

Tuesday April 24:

Reply Delete Favorite · OpenCombating Terrorism in the New Media Environment – John Curtis Amble, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/Ipueo7

Cooking the Books: Strategic Inflation of Casualty Reports by Extremists in the Afghanistan – Chris Lundry, Steven R. Corman, R. Bennett Furlow & Kirk W. Errickson, Conflict Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/K5zo5e

Analysis of Jihadi Terrorism Incidents in Western Europe, 2001–2010 – Javier Jordan, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: http://bit.ly/K5ztpt

In short supply: The Britain-Pakistan jihadist trade flow – Raffaello Pantucci, The AfPak Channel: http://bit.ly/I8MNPt

Gaidi Mtaani – Jonah Ondieki and Jake Zenn, Jihadology: http://bit.ly/InjTIN

Wednesday April 25:

“Mystery solved” on the oldest member of al Qa’ida – Kévin Jackson, All Eyes on Jihadism: http://bit.ly/JBIoVL