Picks of the week, 15-21 December

Madawi Al-Rasheed, Middle East dictators feed sectarianism, Al-Monitor, 15 December 2014.
Abubakr al-Shamahi, AQAP at a crossroads: emulate or moderate, al-Araby al-Jadeed, 16 December 2014.
Frederic Wehrey, Mosul on the Mediterranean? The Islamic State in Libya and U.S. Counterterrorism Dilemmas, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 17 December 2014.
Mariya Karimjee, My Friend Wears A Hijab, And I Judge Her For It, Buzzfeed, 17 December 2014.
Alistair Horne, Torture in a Savage War of Peace: Revisiting the Battle of Algiers, War on the Rocks, 17 December 2014.
Carlotta Gall, End of Presidential Race Leaves Tunisia Divided, The New York Times, 19 December 2014.
Iyad El-Baghdadi, ISIS Is Sisi Spelled Backwards, Foreign Policy, 19 December 2014.
Sarah Feuer, Tunisians Vote in a Runoff, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 19 December 2014.
The Economist, Another gambit: How far will Mahmoud Abbas push a resolution to end Israeli occupation?, 20 December 2014.
Roger Cohen, What Will Israel Become?, The New York Times, 20 December 2014.

Supporters at a rally Thursday for Moncef Marzouki, Tunisia’s interim president, who is in a runoff election on Sunday
Supporters at a rally Thursday for Moncef Marzouki, Tunisia’s interim president, who is in a runoff election on Sunday (via The New York Times)

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