Articles of the Week – 2/4-2/10

Saturday February 4:

Islam and Government: How It Can Be – Ed Husain, The Arab Street: http://on.cfr.org/x1iSfV

Monday February 6:

Countering Local Violent Extremism Around the Globe – Clint Watts, Selected Wisdom: http://bit.ly/zWGDfD

Iran, al-Qaeda, and missing information – Andrew Lebovich, al-Wasat: http://bit.ly/xuGL1m

Tuesday February 7:

The perils of leaderless jihad – Raffaello Pantucci, The AfPak Channel: http://bit.ly/wBydBC

Who is Abu Zarr al-Burmi? – Florian Flade, Jih@d: http://bit.ly/zZkXPo

Thursday February 9:

Yemen’s Islamists and the revolution – Laurent Bonnefoy, The Middle East Channel: http://bit.ly/yfZBy2

Oops, My Facebook Friend Just Joined Al Qaeda – J.M. Berger, IntelWire: http://bit.ly/wHB3ja

The Formalizing of an Affiliation: Somalia’s Harakat al-Shabab al-Mujahideen & Al-Qa’ida Central – Christopher Anzalone, al-Wasat: http://bit.ly/yJvf1G