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: