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Militant Leadership Monitor – August 2021

The August 2021 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features a brief on the Afghan warlord Mohammed Mohaqiq; an examination of Ikrima, an al-Shabaab strategist recently designated a terrorist by the U.S. government; an analysis of Abdul Hameed Khan, a Pakistani separatist who just made peace with Islamabad; an in-depth look at the two Bakuras who rival Islamic State in West Africa Province from their Lake Chad base; and a profile of Abu Zar al-Burmi, an ideologue spearheading an anti-China message and reinvigorating the Pakistani Taliban.