Articles of the Week – 7/31-8/6

Sunday August 1:

“Thoughts on the 22 July France/Mauritanian raid on AQIM in Mali” – Kal, The Moor Next Door:

Monday August 2:

“Germany: As Some Young Muslims Turn to Radicalism, Concern Grows” – Souad Mekhennet, The New York Times

“The al Qaeda Threat from West Africa and the Maghreb: French Hostage Execution and Beyond” – Charlie Szrom, Critical Threats Project:

“Al Qaeda Brigade 313 website goes online” – Bill Roggio, The Long War Journal:

Tuesday August 3:

July issue of the CTC Sentinel released:

“Ahmadinejad in West Africa: What Iranian Outreach to the Region Reveals about Tehran’s Foreign Policy” – Charlie Szrom, Iran Tracker

“Anwar Al Awlaki’s Global Reach” – Raff Pantucci, FREE Rad!cals Blog

“The Iranian Revolution in the New Era” – Said Amir Arjomand, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology

” The Internet- Avenue for Women Jihadi “Participation”” – Tuty Raihanah Mostarom and Nur Azlin Mohamed Yasin, RSIS Commentaries:

Wednesday August 4:

“Straight Outta Kandahar” – Gretchen Peters, Foreign Policy

“The De-Radicalization Process of Terrorist Organizations: The Libyan Case” – ICT’s Jihadi Websites Monitoring Group

Thursday August 5:

“Al Shabaab’s First “News” Video: Effort to Recruit Westerners and Expel Peacekeepers” – Chris Harnisch, Critical Threats Project

“Al-Qaeda’s Ambitions in Pakistan: Changing Goals, Changing Strategies” – Zafar Imran, Terrorism Monitor

“The war for the soul of Pakistan” – Mosharraf Zaidi, The National

“The Legal War on Terror for the week of 7/30-8/5” – Andrew Lebovich, Foreign Policy:

Friday August 6:

“To Close Gitmo, Stability Needed in Yemen” – Alice Fordham, Global Post:

“Beyond a military solution for Pakistan” – Amil Khan, The AfPak Channel:

Interview with Dr. Nageh Ibrahim, who wrote most of the Islamic Group’s revisions after their violence in Egypt in the 1990s: