Articles of the Week – 10/29-11/4

Saturday October 29:

Harakat al-Shabab says Somali-American Killed in Brazen Assault on AMISOM Base in Mogadishu Today – Christopher Anzalone, al-Wasat:

Monday October 31:

Will an Islamist victory translate to democracy? – Melani Cammett, The Middle East Channel:

Putting the Islamist “win” in Tunisia in Context – Jeffry R. Halverson, COMOPS Journal:

Why Blockading Kismayo Will Not Weaken Shabab Financially – M. Mubarak, Inside the Insurgency:

Tuesday November 1:

Is al-Qa’ida in the Islamic Maghrib Gaining Influence in Libya? – Aaron Y. Zelin, al-Wasat:

Amr ibn al-A’as, a Realistic Examination of an Early Islamic Military Strategic Planner – Youssef Aboul-Enein, Small Wars Journal:

Wednesday November 2:

Christopher Boucek – Brian O’Neill, Waq al-Waq:

Thursday November 3:

Insights from Bin Ladin’s Audiocassette Library in Kandahar – Flagg Miller, CTC Sentinel:

The Enduring Appeal of Al-‘Awlaqi’s “Constants on the Path of Jihad” – J.M. Berger, CTC Sentinel:

Understanding the Role of Tribes in Yemen – Charles Schmitz, CTC Sentinel:

Al-Shabab’s Setbacks in Somalia – Christopher Anzalone, CTC Sentinel:

How the Muslim Brotherhood will win – Shadi Hamid, The Middle East Channel:

Al-Awlaqi and the Rebbetzin? – Charles Cameron, ZenPundit: