Articles of the Week – 8/21-8/27

Saturday August 21:

The Shiites of Saudi Arabia – Joshua Teitelbaum, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology

Sunday August 22:

Summary & Analysis of AQIM’s new video release “On The Occasion of Ramadan Fighting is Ordained for You” – Aaron Y. Zelin, al-Maktabah Blog:

A guide to the global jihad on Facebook – Aaron Weisburd, Internet Haganah

ICT’s Jihadi Websites Monitoring Group release its Periodical Review August 2010 – No. 1

Monday August 23:

Constructing the Revolution: The Social Psychological Development of Radical Spiritual Leaders – John Ty Grubbs, Small Wars Journal

Tuesday August 24:

How Arab Governments Resist the Trend to Democracy – Amr Hamzawy, U.S. News & World Report

A Litmus Test for Yemen – Chris Harnisch, The National Review Online

Terrorism in China? – Joshua Foust, PBS Need to Know:

Wednesday August 25:

Mauritania Car Bombing at Nema – Kal, The Moor Next Door:

Jihadi Forums Silent on Cordoba Controversy – Max Fisher, The Atlantic:

Cordoba House frenzy fuels terrorists’ extremist agenda – Malcolm Nance, The National

How Arabs view the anti-mosque movement – Marc Lynch, Abu Aardvark:

From ‘Martyrdom’ Videos to Jihadi Journalism in Somalia – Christopher Anzalone, Informed Comment:

How to Handle Hamas- The Perils of Ignoring Gaza’s Leadership – Daniel Byman, Foreign Affairs

The Anarchic Republic of Pakistan – Ahmed Rashid, National Interest

Thursday August 26:

From the floods, Pakistan’s next generation emerges – Amil Khan, AfPak Channel

The Legal War on Terror for the week of 8/20-8/26 – Andrew Lebovich, Foreign Policy:

Friday August 27:

Bitter religious fighting over mosque plays right into al-Qaeda’s hands – Evan F. Kohlmann, The Washington Post

Removal of N.Ossetian Mufti Sparks Fears its Muslims May Choose Radical Path – Valery Dzutsev, North Caucasus Analysis