Articles of the Week – 10/27-11/2

Monday October 29:
Boko Haram’s Dangerous Expansion into Northwest Nigeria – Jacob Zenn, CTC Sentinel:
Kenya’s Muslim Youth Center & al-Shabab’s East African Recruitment – Christopher Anzalone, CTC Sentinel:
Tuesday October 30:
Al-Qaeda at the Crossroads – Shiraz Maher and Peter R. Neumann, The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation:
The Way Forward on Combating AQ-Inspired Violent Extremism in the US – David H. Schanzer, Duke University:
What to Make of Foreign Fighters in Mali – Andrew Lebovich, al-Wasat:
Wednesday October 31:
Strategic Horizons: Al-Qaida’s Comeback – Steven Metz, World Politics Review:
Friday November 2:
Boko Haram’s Growing Presence in Niger – Jacob Zenn, Terrorism Monitor:
‘I’ for iconoclasm: graphic novels & the (re)presentation of terrorism – Elaine Martin, Critical Studies on Terrorism:
Al-Buwaytī’s Abridgment of al-Shāfi’ī’s Risāla: Edition and Translation – Ahmed El Shamsy and Aron Zysow, Islamic Law and Society:
The Rules of Matn Criticism: There Are No Rules – Jonathan A.C. Brown, Islamic Law and Society:
The Wasatī and Salafī Approaches to the Religious Law of Muslim Minorities – Uriya Shavit, Islamic Law and Society:
A blind spot: Jihadi radicalisation and religious ideology -Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Pragati:
AQAP’s Transition From Turf Taking to Sleeper Cells in Yemen – Clint Watts, Selected Wisdom:
Introducing the Libyan Muslim Brotherhood – Mary Fitzgerld, The Mideast Channel: