Articles of the Week – 8/7-8/13

Saturday August 7:

“Rise of al-Qaeda’s New Operations Chief Increases Threat to U.S.” – Charlie Szrom, The National Review Online: http://bit.ly/9IfOdz

Monday August 9:

ICT’s Jihadi Websites Monitoring Group releases its Periodical Review July 2010 – No. 2: http://bit.ly/dqcdMU

“Will Pakistan Ever Be a Dependable Ally?” – Nicholas Schmidle, The New Republichttp://bit.ly/cowmVq

“Continuity in a Time of Flux: Pakistan Army Chief’s Term Extended” – Reza Jan, Critical Threats Projecthttp://bit.ly/deRNcN

Tuesday August 10:

“A Jihadist Gets a Promotion” – Bruce Riedel, The Daily Beasthttp://bit.ly/aQgoPP

“Status Check on the Struggle against Global Terrorism’ – Matthew Levitt, The Washington Institute for Near East Policyhttp://bit.ly/a3BzHE

“Life and Death of a Radical Mosque” – Ian Johnson, Foreign Policyhttp://bit.ly/bf3Zek

“After the Flood, A Stream of Radical Islamists” – Reza Jan, The Americanhttp://bit.ly/cFxPif

“Promoting Radical Ideas – What ICNA Demands of its Members” – The Investigative Project on Terrorismhttp://bit.ly/9EEMbZ

“”Welcome to the land of jihad” – German Islamist welcomes new recruits” – Florian Flade: http://bit.ly/9Eals9

Wednesday August 11:

“Soil of honor” – New IMU Video (Analysis) – Ahmad al-Zaky, Ma’alim fi al-Tariq Bloghttp://bit.ly/9GvL9x

“Yemen: not on the verge of collapse” – Steven C. Caton, The Middle East Channelhttp://bit.ly/aAI5XZ

“Al Shabaab Effectively Recruits Americans” – Chris Harnisch and Katherine Zimmerman, The Weekly Standardhttp://bit.ly/aMHrVH

Thursday August 12:

“The Islamist Response to Repression: Are Mainstream Islamist Groups Radicalizing?” – Shadi Hamid, Brookings Institutionhttp://bit.ly/akLsrd

“Why the UN won’t solve Western Sahara (until it becomes a crisis)” – Anna Theofilopoulou and Jacob Mundy, The Middle East Channel: http://bit.ly/cpiBEM

Friday August 13:

The Legal War on Terror for the week of 8/6-8/12 – Andrew Lebovich, Foreign Policy: http://bit.ly/aSbyhB