Articles of the Week – 4/21-4/27

Sunday April 22:
On Reading Zawahiri – Marisa Urgo, Making Sense of Jihad:
Examining Gaidi Mtaani, Al-Qaida Swahili-language magazine Issue 1 – Aaron Weisburd, Internet Haganah:
Al-Qaida Advises the Arab Spring: Egypt – Joas Wagemakers, Jihadica:
Another day, another dead al Qâ’idah leader – Mr. Oranges’ War Tracker:
AUMF and Yemen – Gregory Johnsen, Waq al-Waq:
More on Islamist Performance in Algeria – Kal, The Moor Next Door:
Monday April 23:
North Caucasus Insurgency Leader Predicts ‘Results’ From Spring Offensive – Liz Fuller, Caucasus Report:
Knowing what you’re doing – Gregory Johnsen, Waq al-Waq:
Boko Haram Escalates Attacks on Christians in Northern Nigeria – David Cook, CTC Sentinel:
French Counterterrorism Policy in the Wake of Mohammed Merah’s Attack – Pascale Combelles Siegel, CTC Sentinel:
Revisiting Shaykh Atiyyatullah’s Works on Takfir and Mass Violence – Christopher Anzalone, CTC Sentinel:
Taking the Place of Martyrs: Afghans and Arabs under the Banner of Islam – Darryl Li, Arab Studies Journal:
Locating the Secular in Sayyid Qutb – Mohammad Salama and Rachel Friedman, Arab Studies Journal:
Tuesday April 24:
Reply Delete Favorite · OpenCombating Terrorism in the New Media Environment – John Curtis Amble, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:
Cooking the Books: Strategic Inflation of Casualty Reports by Extremists in the Afghanistan – Chris Lundry, Steven R. Corman, R. Bennett Furlow & Kirk W. Errickson, Conflict Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:
Analysis of Jihadi Terrorism Incidents in Western Europe, 2001–2010 – Javier Jordan, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:
In short supply: The Britain-Pakistan jihadist trade flow – Raffaello Pantucci, The AfPak Channel:
Gaidi Mtaani – Jonah Ondieki and Jake Zenn, Jihadology:
Wednesday April 25:
“Mystery solved” on the oldest member of al Qa’ida – Kévin Jackson, All Eyes on Jihadism: