Articles of the Week – 9/11-9/17

Saturday September 11:

Al-Qaeda leaders leave Iran – Return to the Frontline? – Florian Flade, Jih@d Blog

The Afghanistan Study Group Report: An Exercise in Determined Ignorance – Joshua Foust, Registan:

Is “constructive disengagement” the solution in Somalia? – Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, LWJ Threat Matrix

Sunday September 12:

Hagiography, Bomb-Making, And A Dejeuner Sur L’Herbe – Liz Fuller, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Wednesday September 15:

I’m Back! And so is Ayman al-Zawahiri – Jarret Brachman:

What the new Zawahiri tape means – Brian Fishman, The AfPak Channel

Today’s Highly Educated Terrorists – Bruce Hoffman, The National Interest

Thursday September 16:

Zawahiri’s New Video: Why No Mention of September 11? – J.M. Berger, IntelWire:

Salafists Challenge al-Azhar for Ideological Supremacy in Egypt – Hani Nasira, Terrorism Monitor

Friday September 17:

Sayyid Qutb, man of his era – Frederick Deknatel, The National: