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Weekend Reading: The Sarona Attacks, the Islamic State’s Factions, and What Is Ahrar al-Sham?

Relatives and friends mourn during the funeral of Ido Ben Ari, one of four Israelis who was killed in an Palestinian shooting attack in Tel Aviv, at a cemetery in Yavne, Israel (Ronen Zvulun/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of June 10, 2016.

June 10, 2016

Relatives and friends mourn during the funeral of Ido Ben Ari, one of four Israelis who was killed in an Palestinian shooting attack in Tel Aviv, at a cemetery in Yavne, Israel (Ronen Zvulun/Reuters).
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J. J. Goldberg dissects the nature of the recent terrorist attack in Tel Aviv that killed four.

Tore Hamming examines the different ideological strains within the Islamic State group, focusing on its “extremist” wing.

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Syria

Islamic State

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Sam Heller explores the revolutionary, Islamist, and jihadi worldview of Ahrar al-Sham, which has emerged as a major player in the Syrian conflict.

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Syria

Islamic State

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

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