Articles of the Week – 8/7-8/13

Saturday August 7:
“Rise of al-Qaeda’s New Operations Chief Increases Threat to U.S.” – Charlie Szrom, The National Review Online:
Monday August 9:
ICT’s Jihadi Websites Monitoring Group releases its Periodical Review July 2010 – No. 2:
“Will Pakistan Ever Be a Dependable Ally?” – Nicholas Schmidle, The New Republic
“Continuity in a Time of Flux: Pakistan Army Chief’s Term Extended” – Reza Jan, Critical Threats Project
Tuesday August 10:
“A Jihadist Gets a Promotion” – Bruce Riedel, The Daily Beast
“Status Check on the Struggle against Global Terrorism’ – Matthew Levitt, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
“Life and Death of a Radical Mosque” – Ian Johnson, Foreign Policy
“After the Flood, A Stream of Radical Islamists” – Reza Jan, The American
“Promoting Radical Ideas – What ICNA Demands of its Members” – The Investigative Project on Terrorism
“”Welcome to the land of jihad” – German Islamist welcomes new recruits” – Florian Flade:
Wednesday August 11:
“Soil of honor” – New IMU Video (Analysis) – Ahmad al-Zaky, Ma’alim fi al-Tariq Blog
“Yemen: not on the verge of collapse” – Steven C. Caton, The Middle East Channel
“Al Shabaab Effectively Recruits Americans” – Chris Harnisch and Katherine Zimmerman, The Weekly Standard
Thursday August 12:
“The Islamist Response to Repression: Are Mainstream Islamist Groups Radicalizing?” – Shadi Hamid, Brookings Institution
“Why the UN won’t solve Western Sahara (until it becomes a crisis)” – Anna Theofilopoulou and Jacob Mundy, The Middle East Channel:
Friday August 13:
The Legal War on Terror for the week of 8/6-8/12 – Andrew Lebovich, Foreign Policy: