All That’s Fit

Palestinian Salafists stand outside a shop on the eve of Valentine's day in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Credit: Said Khatib/AFP

Palestinian Salafists stand outside a shop on the eve of Valentine’s day in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Credit: Said Khatib/AFP

The best reporting and analysis for the week 9-16 February 2014:

In Libya, a Coup. Or Perhaps Not. by David D. Kirkpatrick, New York Times

Deferential Remarks in Martyrdom Video Said to Show Briton’s Last Words Before Suicide Attack in Syria by Robert Mackey and Christine Hauser, The Lede Blog | New York Times

Good Riddance to Sykes-Picot by Selim Can Sazak, The National Interest

Before Attacking the West, Syria’s Jihadis Have to Stop Fighting Each Other by David Kenner, Foreign Policy

Syria, Iraq and Lebanon: the new Af-Pak by Anno Bunnik, Syria Comment

ISIS losing ground in Syria to Jabhat al-Nusra by Abdallah Suleiman Ali, Al Monitor

Obama considers tougher action against Syria, The Guardian/Reuters

Saudi Arabia plans to pitch Obama for regime change in Syria by Bruce Riedel, Al Monitor

Salafists rally against Valentine’s Day in Gaza by Asmaa al-Ghoul, Al Monitor

Syrian Kurds recruit regime loyalists to fight jihadists by Andrea Glioti, Al Monitor

How to Build a Perfect Refugee Camp by Mac McClelland, New York Times

Obama Promises New Aid to Jordan in Refugee Crisis by Sarah Wheaton and Mark Landler, New York Times

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