Articles of the Week – 3/31-4/6

Saturday March 31:

Al-Awlaki and the former and latter rains – Charles Cameron, ZenPundit:

Sunday April 1:

Tarek Maaroufi: Tunisia’s Most Notorious Jihadist, Returns Home – Aaron Y. Zelin, Tunisia Live:

General Thoughts on the Tuareg rebellion and AQIM – Kal, The Moor Next Door:

Monday April 2:

NYPD oversight will keep us safe: Don’t penalize Ray Kelly’s ever-vigilant force – Brian Fishman, New York Daily News:

More General Thoughts RE: Mali, AQIM, armed groups, etc. – Kal, The Moor Next Door:

Wednesday April 4:

Somalia: Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys And The Politics Of The Al-Shabaab Split – Abdi Aynte, African Arguments:

Friday April 6:

The Black Flag Flies in Mali – Andrew Lebovich, al-Wasat:

Somalia’s Neighbors Making Progress against al-Shabaab Despite Threats of Retaliation – Abdullahi Ahmed Mohamed, Terrorism Monitor:

West Africa’s MOJWA Militants – Competition for al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb? – Dario Cristiani, Terrorism Monitor: