Articles of the Week – 12/15/12-1/4/13

Saturday December 15:

Illuminating the Global Suicide-Attack Network – Benjamin Acosta & Steven J. Childs, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism:

Monday December 17: 

Curbing Violence in Nigeria (I)- The Jos Crisis – International Crisis Group:

The Last Stand of Somalia’s Jihad – James Verini, Foreign Policy:

Tuesday December 18:

Security Challenges in Libya and the Sahel – Sarah Vogler, CNA:

Thursday December 20:

All (Syrian) Politics Is Local – Hassan Hassan, Foreign Policy:

Friday December 21: 

No Lone Wolves In Cyberspace – Gabriel Weimann, Yale Global:

Saturday December 22:

Australian jihadism at the end of 2012, part I: before 2012 – Andrew Zammit:

Early Perspectives on the Mali Crisis from a Jihadist Forum (I) – Kal, The Moor Next Door:

Wednesday December 26:

Anatomy of an Air Attack Gone Wrong – Letta Tayler, Foreign Policy:

Sowing the Wind/ Three years of strikes in Yemen – Gregory Johnsen, Waq al-Waq:

Thursday December 27:

After Al-Shabaab – Ioannis Gatsiounis, Currents Trends in Islamist Ideology:

Ansar al-Sharia and Governance in Southern Yemen – Robin Simcox, Currents Trends in Islamist Ideology:

The Jordanian Brotherhood in the Arab Spring – Jacob Amis, Currents Trends in Islamist Ideology:

Egypt’s Looming Competitive Theocracy – Eric Trager, Currents Trends in Islamist Ideology:

Australian jihadism at the end of 2012, part II: key events in 2012 – Andrew Zammit:

Saturday December 29:

Sons of Beaches: How Alexandria’s Ideological Battles Shape Egypt – Amro Ali, Jadaliyya:

Sunday December 30:

Of Threats and Bounties – Gregory Johnsen, Waq al-Waq:

Monday December 31:

‘Abd al-Rauf al-Dhahab and Bad Intel – Gregory Johnsen, Waq al-Waq:

Thursday January 3:

The Muslim World League in Europe: An Islamic Organization to serve the Saudi Strategic Interests? – Samir Amghar, Journal of Muslims in Europe:

Conversion to Islam in Ireland: A Post-Catholic Subjectivity? – Yafa Shanneik, Journal of Muslims in Europe:

Beyond the domestication of Islam in Europe: A reflection on past and future research on Islam in European societies – Thijl Sunier, Journal of Muslims in Europe:

Somalia, Its Neighbours And Al-Shabaab: The Quest For Sustainable Solutions – Seifulaziz Milas, African Arguments:

In Their Own Words? Methodological Considerations in the Analysis of Terrorist Autobiographies – Mary Beth Altier, John Horgan, and Christian Thoroughgood – Journal of Strategic Security:

How Obama Decides Your Fate If He Thinks You’re a Terrorist -Dan Byman and Benjamin Wittes, The Atlantic:

Did Awlaki Really Help the 9/11 Hijackers? – J.M. Berger, Foreign Policy:

Friday January 4: 

The Paradox of Islam’s Future – Raymond W. Baker, Political Science Quarterly: