Articles of the Week – 10/27-11/2

Monday October 29:

Boko Haram’s Dangerous Expansion into Northwest Nigeria – Jacob Zenn, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/RoWxYm

Kenya’s Muslim Youth Center & al-Shabab’s East African Recruitment – Christopher Anzalone, CTC Sentinel:http://bit.ly/SU7Nua

Tuesday October 30:

Al-Qaeda at the Crossroads – Shiraz Maher and Peter R. Neumann, The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation: http://bit.ly/UdHXQR

The Way Forward on Combating AQ-Inspired Violent Extremism in the US – David H. Schanzer, Duke University: http://bit.ly/TScCTa

What to Make of Foreign Fighters in Mali – Andrew Lebovich, al-Wasat: bit.ly/RuJovs

Wednesday October 31:

Strategic Horizons: Al-Qaida’s Comeback – Steven Metz, World Politics Review: http://bit.ly/Tnd3EH

Friday November 2:

Boko Haram’s Growing Presence in Niger – Jacob Zenn, Terrorism Monitor: http://bit.ly/SgZuYo

‘I’ for iconoclasm: graphic novels & the (re)presentation of terrorism – Elaine Martin, Critical Studies on Terrorism: http://bit.ly/Sh4z2U

Al-Buwaytī’s Abridgment of al-Shāfi’ī’s Risāla: Edition and Translation – Ahmed El Shamsy and Aron Zysow, Islamic Law and Society: http://bit.ly/Rwhroz

The Rules of Matn Criticism: There Are No Rules – Jonathan A.C. Brown, Islamic Law and Society: http://bit.ly/Rwhwsg

The Wasatī and Salafī Approaches to the Religious Law of Muslim Minorities – Uriya Shavit, Islamic Law and Society: http://bit.ly/TYngI9

A blind spot: Jihadi radicalisation and religious ideology -Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Pragati: http://bit.ly/Rwl6mh

AQAP’s Transition From Turf Taking to Sleeper Cells in Yemen – Clint Watts, Selected Wisdom: http://bit.ly/RwmiWI

Introducing the Libyan Muslim Brotherhood – Mary Fitzgerld, The Mideast Channel: http://bit.ly/PLPF96