Articles of the Week – 2/9-3/1

Saturday February 9:

The Islamist mess in Damascus – Aron Lund, Syria Comment: http://bit.ly/YhMLqt

Monday February 11:

The Night’s Watch: Ansar al-Shari’ah in Tunisia’s ‘Neighborhood Committees’ – Aaron Y. Zelin, al-Wasat: http://bit.ly/Xr6FCr

Desacralization of Islamism – Khalil al-Anani, The Middle East Channel: http://atfp.co/156XR8f

Saturday February 16:

How Europe Bankrolls Terror – Nasser Weddady, The New York Times: http://nyti.ms/VYjNRq

Monday February 18:

Former friend rips Hammami in online post, calling him ‘simple-minded,’ says he stole credit for raps – J.M. Berger, IntelWire: http://bit.ly/UCdZeT

Context and Conflict Documents – Andrew Lebovich, al-Wasat: http://bit.ly/152So1n

Wednesday February 20:

Deciphering the Jihadist Presence in Syria: An Analysis of Martyrdom Notices – Aaron Y. Zelin, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/XN9Qkj

Islamist Militant Groups in Post-Qadhafi Libya – Alison Pargeter, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/YODTMK

British Fighters Joining the War in Syria – Raffaello Pantucci, CTC Sentinel: http://bit.ly/XHzsmF

#Unfollow: The case for kicking terrorists off Twitter – J.M. Berger, Foreign Policy: http://atfp.co/YCKDLd

Homegrown Jihadists and the Evolution of al-Qaeda – Barry Cooper, Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute: http://bit.ly/XffDU0

Thursday February 21:

Bum Rap – J.M. Berger, IntelWire: http://bit.ly/Wea98j

Friday February 22:

Gazan Jihadists Unite to Create New Operational Base in Sinai – Murad Batal al-Shishani, Terrorism Monitor: http://bit.ly/YLvGH1

Monday February 25:

Al-Qaeda Advises the Syrian Revolution: Shumukh al-Islam’s “Comprehensive Strategy” for Syria Cole Bunzel, Jihadica: http://bit.ly/YTxwUS

Tuesday February 26:

Uncharitable Organizations – Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Aaron Y. Zelin, Foreign Policy: http://atfp.co/XYCI96

Wednesday February 27:

Muhammad al-Zawahiri: Leader of the Salafi-Jihadi Revival in Post-Mubarak Egypt – Aaron Y. Zelin, Militant Leadership Monitor: http://bit.ly/XDaBQW