Articles of the Week – 10/6-10/12

Tuesday October 9:

Evolution in the Concept of Sunnah during the First Four Generations of Muslims – Arab Law Quarterly, Adis Duderija:

Thursday October 11:

How the Arab Spring’s Prisoner Releases Have Helped the Jihadi Cause – Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Aaron Y. Zelin, The Atlantic:

An evaluation of the jihadist threat in Portugal – Maria do Céu Pinto, Journal of Policing, Intelligence & CT:

Islamic education and youth extremism in Indonesia – Dina Afrianty, Journal of Policing, Intelligence & CT:

Boko Haram: beyond religious fanaticism – Abeeb Olufemi Salaam, Journal of Policing, Intelligence & CT:

Friday October 12:

Tentative Jihad: Syria’s Fundamentalist Opposition – International Crisis Group:

A new Salafi politics – Will McCants, The Middle East Channel: