Articles of the Week – 6/30-7/6

Sunday July 1:

Ibrahim al-Asiri: AQAP’s Colonel Sanders?? – Jarret Brachman, Cronus Global Blog:

Social Engineering through Sharī’a: Islamic Law and State-Directed Da’wa in Contemporary Aceh – R. Michael Feener, Islamic Law and Society:

More on MUJWA: The Battle at Gao and Even More Questions – Kal, The Moor Next Door:

Purifying Islam and Combating the West: Post Mortem Analysis of the Indelible Impact of al-Qaeda’s Abu Yahya al-Libi – Aaron Y. Zelin, Jamestown Foundation’s Militant Leadership Monitor:

Monday July 2:

The door of Resurrection pried open – Charles Cameron, Zen Pundit:

Tuesday July 3:

Is Nigeria the Next Front in the War on Terror? – Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Foreign Policy:

Friday July 6:

Creative Responses to the Rebellion in Mali: A Look at the Forum Poetry – Kal, The Moor Next Door: