Articles of the Week – 1/5-1/11

Saturday January 5: 

The Arab Spring and its Implications for India – Talmiz Ahmad, Strategic Analysis:

Sunday January 6:

What do the Hammami tweets reveal about fractures in Shabaab? – Clint Watts, Selected Wisdom:

Monday January 7:

Boko Haram: What’s in a Name? – Alex Thurston, Sahel Blog:

Hammami Latest Call Reveals Deceit, Dissension and Death in Shabaab & al Qaeda – Clint Watts, Selected Wisdom:

Tuesday January 8:

Jihad Comes to Kenya – Interview With a Militant – Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, Foreign Affairs:

Jabhat al-Nusra – Noman Benotman and Roisin Blake, Quilliam Foundation:

An operational code of terrorism: the political psychology of Ayman al-Zawahiri – James D. Jacquier, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression:

The Tale of the SS RatBoat – Aaron Weisburd, Internet Haganah:

Wednesday January 9:

The Majority Strategy of the Muslim Brotherhood I: Background and Development – Roel Meijer, Closer:

Polarization or bridging? Responses of Muslim and non-Muslim organizations to criticism of Islam in the Netherlands – Sipco Vellenga and Gerard Wiegers, Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations:

Thursday January 10:

An Important Reader of al-Ghazālī: Ibn Taymiyya – Yahya M. Michot, The Muslim World:

The Heartbreak of the Place: Space, Religion and Politics in Post-9/11 Mosque Controversies – Brian J. Bowe:

Permission to Stay in Enemy Territory? Ḥanbalī juristic thinking on whether Muslims must emigrate from non-Muslim lands – Steven Gertz, The Muslim World:

The Intellectual, the Militant, the Prisoner and the Partisan: the Genesis of the Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine – Nicolas Dot-Pouillard, Eugénie Rébillard, The Muslim World:

Shabab and torture – M. Mubarak, Inside the Insurgency:

The Ghosts of Sinjar in Tripoli and Benghazi – Aaron Y. Zelin, al-Wasat:

Friday January 11:

Islamic justice in the Sinai – Mara Revkin, The Middle East Channel: