Articles of the Week – 7/28-8/3

Saturday July 28:

Al-Qaida Advises the Arab Spring: Abu Basir’s Scrapbook – Joas Wagemakers, Jihadica:

Monday July 30:

“Takfir” Can Cut Both Ways – Alex Thurston, Sahel Blog:

Splitting al-Qa’ida and its affiliates – Dan Byman, AfPak Channel:

Tuesday July 31:

Haqqani Network Financing: The Evolution of an Industry – Gretchen Peters, Combatting Terrorism Center:

Thursday August 2:

Syria conflict: Jihadists’ role growing – Murad Batal al-Shishani, BBC:

The battle for al-Azhar – H. A. Hellyer, Middle East Channel:

Friday August 3:

It’s far from safe to say that al-Qaeda is dead – Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, National Post: