Articles of the Week – 6/26-7/2

Saturday June 26:

“The Muslim Past- Book Review of “Faith and Power” & “Muhammad and the Believers”” – Max Rodenbeck, The New York Times

Sunday June 27:

“Endless war, a recipe for four-star arrogance” – Andrew J. Bacevich, The Washington Post

Monday June 28:

“Prisons and Terrorism: Radicalisation and De-radicalisation in 15 Countries” – Peter R. Neumann, et. al,  The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence

“Counterinsurgency Under the Microscope” – Andrew Exum, Abu Muqawama Blog

“From Sayyid Qutb To Hamas: The Middle East Conflict and Islamization of Antisemitism – Bassam Tibi, Yale University Working Paper Series

Tuesday June 29:

“Abu Yahya al-Libi’s Long, Lonely Journey” – Jarret Brachman:

“How Tribal Are the Taleban? Afghanistan’s Largest Insurgent Movement between its Tribal Roots and Islamist Ideology” – Thomas Ruttig, The Afghanistan Analysts Network

“Estimates for Hezbollah’s Arsenal” – David Schapiro & Katherine Zimmerman, IranTracker

“Islamist Radicalism in Yemen” (Updated) – Deborah Jerome, Council on Foreign Relations

“Views of Pakistani Religious Leader Dr. Israr Ahmed (1932-2010) Regarding the Structure of an Islamic Caliphate” – The Middle East Media Research Institute

“An Al-Shabaab Narco-Terrorism Connection?” – Investigative Project on Terrorism

Wednesday June 30:

“The Haqqanis and al-Qaeda” – Anand Gopal, Mansur Khan Mahsud and Brian Fishman, The AfPak Channel

The reason why the new al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula magazine “Inspire” was corrupted & then taken down from the forums – Internet Haganah

“Pakistani Terror Group Lashkar-e Tayyiba Extends Tentacles in United States” – The Investigative Project on Terrorism

Thursday July 1:

“Al-Qaeda in Iraq: Eliminating Leaders Will Not Necessarily Cut Lifelines” – Omar Ashour, Arab Reform Bulletin

“Tariq Ramadan: Exposing the Irrelevance of His Defenders in America” – Dr. Robert D. Crane, The American Muslim

“Four Questions for Yemen Scholar Gregory Johnsen” – The Atlantic

“Counting al-Qaeda” – Brian Fishman, The AfPak Channel

“Top Twenty Plots to Know since 9/11” – The Center on Law and Security

Friday July 2:

“Ruminations on the AQAP magazine and its ridiculous coverage” – J.M. Berger, IntelWire

“Hiding In Plain Sight- Terrorists in Punjab Province” – Ahmad Majidyar, Foreign Policy