Militant Leadership Monitor – April 2020

The April 2020 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features a brief on the recently arrested head of Islamic State-Khorasan, Aslam Farooqi; an analysis of AQIM’s next generation leader, Abu Numan Qutayba al-Shinqiti; an update on the wily jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar; a deep diving into decoding who is Usama Mahmoud, the mysterious and uncrowned leader of AQIS; and a profile of Tehran’s most loyal militiaman, Abu Alaa al-Walai.