Articles of the Week – 5/28-6/3

Saturday May 28:

Al-Qaeda’s Franchising Strategy – Barak Mendelsohn, Survival: Global Politics and Strategy:

Charting Bin Laden’s Death Among English-Speaking Jihadis Online – J.M. Berger, IntelWire:

Monday May 30:

Global Jihad Forum Dedicates New Sub-forum to Anwar al-‘Awlaqi: Sign of His Growing Influence? – Christopher Anzalone, al-Wasat:

Tuesday May 31:

Facing the New Islamist Challenge – Lorenzo Vidino, ISN Insights:

Inchoate Conceptualization of Jihadi Online Media, Aaron Y. Zelin, al-Wasat:

Wednesday June 1:

Post-Jihadism: Libya & the Global Transformations of Armed Islamist Movements – Omar Ashour, Terrorism & Political Violence:

Thursday June 2:

Global Jihad: Summary from Arabic Sources – 1st Half of March 2011 – ICT’s Jihadi Websites Monitoring Group:

Saudi Islamists and the potential for protest – Stephane Lacroix, The Middle East Channel:

Friday June 3:

Missionaries of jihad – Christopher Anzalone, The AfPak Channel: