Articles of the Week – 7/21-7/27

Monday July 23:

The Ghost of Abu Yahya – Harald Doornbos and Jenan Moussa, ForeignPolicy:

Tuesday July 24:

The unexceptional Islamists – Peter Mandaville, The Middle East Channel:

A Profile of AQAP’s Upper Echelon – Gregory D. Johnsen, CTC Sentinel:

A Biography of Rashid Rauf: Al-Qa`ida’s British Operative – Raffaello Pantucci, CTC Sentinel:

Thursday July 26:

Islamic militants take aim at Myanmar – Jacob Zenn, Asia Times:

Friday July 27:

The Pledge of Allegiance and its Implications – Kévin Jackson, Jihadology:

Breaking the Bonds Between Al-Qa’ida and Its Affiliate Organizations – Daniel L. Byman, Brookings Institution: