Articles of the Week – 11/30-12/13

Saturday November 30:
Hagar’s Wanderings: Between Judaism and Islam – Marcel Poorthuis, Der Islam: 
The Geography of the Isnād: Possibilities for the Reconstruction of Local Ritual Practice in the 2nd/8th Century – Najam Iftikhar Haider, Der Islam: 
Al-Ṭabarī’s Kitāb Marātib al-ʿUlamāʾ and the Significance of Biographical Works Devoted to ‘the Classes of Jurists’ – Devin Stewart, Der Islam: 
Abū l-Faraj Hārūn (Jerusalem, 11th c.) on majāz, between uṣūl al-naḥw, uṣūl al-fiqh and iʿjāz al-Qurʾān  – Miriam Goldstein, Der Islam: 
The ‘War on Terrorism’: What Does it Mean to Win? – Audrey Kurth Cronin, Journal of Strategic Studies: 
Tuesday December 3:
Rebels Consolidating Strength in Syria: The Islamic Front – Aaron Y. Zelin, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy: 
Friday December 6:
Playing with Fire- Why Private Gulf Financing for Syria’s Extremist Rebels Risks Igniting Sectarian Conflict at Home – Elizabeth Dickinson, Brookings Institution: 
Syria’s Gulf Brigades – Elizabeth Dickinson, The Middle East Channel: 
Sunday December 8:
Al-Qaeda’s Governance Strategy in Raqqa – Chris Looney, Syria Comment: 
Islamist Versus Islamist: Rising Challenge in Gaza – Beverley Milton-Edwards, Terrorism and Political Violence: 
Resisting Violent Extremism: A Conceptual Model for Non-Radicalization – R. Kim Cragin, Terrorism and Political Violence: 
Monday December 9:
The Palestine Effect – Thomas Hegghammer and Joas Wagemakers, Die Welt des Islams: 
ʿAbdallāh ʿAzzām and Palestine – Thomas Hegghammer, Die Welt des Islams: 
In Search of “Lions and Hawks” – Joas Wagemakers, Die Welt des Islams: 
Abū Qatāda and Palestine – Petter Nesser, Die Welt des Islams: 
Syria’s Foreign Fighters – Thomas Hegghammer, The Middle East Channel: 
Tuesday December 10:
Preventing Violent Extremism through Value Complexity: Being Muslim Being British – Jose Liht and Sara Savage, Journal of Strategic Security: 
Social Identity Theory for Investigating Islamic Extremism in the Diaspora – Dina Al Raffie, Journal of Strategic Security: 
Irrational Rationality of Terrorism – Robert Nalbandov, Journal of Strategic Security: 
Wednesday December 11:
The Three Versions of Al Qaeda: A Primer – Clint Watts, Foreign Policy Research Institute: 
A Conceptual Framework of Sunni Islamism – Christoph Schuck, Politics, Religion & Ideology: