Articles of the Week – 12/4-12/10

Monday December 6:

Interesting Jihadist Iconography – Mark Stout, On War and Words:

Insurgency, Governance, & Legitimacy in Somalia: A Reassessment of Harakat al-Shabab al-Mujahideen, its Rhetoric & Divisions – Christopher Anzalone, al-Wasat:

Tuesday December 7:

Love and Healing for Muslim 20-Somethings: Anwar al-Awlaki’s Moment – Theo Padnos, Huffington Post:

Al Qaeda’s M&A Strategy – Daniel Byman, Foreign Policy:

Wednesday December 8:

Somalia:Terrorism’s Dark Corner, Part 1 – Clint Watts, Selected Wisdom:

The Edge of Violence – Jamie Bartlett, Jonathan Birdwell, and Michael King, Demos:

Thursday December 9:

Agent Provocateurs: Al-Qaida’s New Strategy in Yemen – Jarret Brachman, International Relations and Security Network:

al-Thabaat/AMEF backgrounder – Aaron Weisburd, Internet Haganah:

Friday December 10:

For God or for Fame? The Making of a Teenage Bomber – Kambiz GhaneaBassiri, Religion Dispatches: