This issue of Militant Leadership Monitor includes in-depth analyses of Ansaru's Khalid al-Barnawi, the Niger Delta's al-Haji Mujahid Dokubu-Asari, succession scenarios after Talabani, and the second part of a who's who in the Jordanian Opposition.
The September Issue of Militant Leadership Monitor focuses on militant leaders in Africa and the Middle East. In the first brief, Nicholas A. Heras analyzes an Iraqi Shiite militia leader who has vowed vengeance if the United States and its Allies launch a strike on Syria. The... MORE
In this Quarterly Special Report (QSR) on the rise of al-Shabaab, we focus on the various militants who are guiding al-Shabaab, an al-Qaeda-aligned militant organization that aims to impose Shari’a in Somalia. The group began as a radical youth wing of Somalia’s Islamic Courts Union... MORE
The December Issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features two briefs by Nicholas A. Heras. The first focuses on the recent announcement by eastern Syrian militant leader Saddam al-Jamal of his change of allegiance from the Free Syrian Army to al-Qaeda. The second brief provides a snapshot of Osama Amin al-Shihabi... MORE