This issue of Militant Leadership Monitor includes in-depth portraits of Tripoli’s Hussam Abdullah Sabbagh, Hamas Political Bureau Chief Khalid Meshaal, Egypt’s Muhammad al-Zawahiri and the Toulouse gunman Muhammad Merah.
In this Quarterly Special Report (QSR) on the conflict in South Sudan, we focus on the civil wars, border disputes and rivalries between ethnic groups that have resulted in over half a century of violence in the country. The QSR begins with an overview by... 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 horrible tragedy in Boston on April 15 has refocused Western attention on Russia’s troubled North Caucasus, which has already experienced more than a decade of turmoil and upheaval. Many perspectives exist in scrutinizing the deadly events surrounding the Boston Marathon terrorist attacks. But nearly... MORE
In this “Special Report on The Syrian Uprising: A Focus on Parties and Leadership” we examine the roles of key religious, military, and political actors in the Syrian uprising. This 2012 Quarterly Special Report features five brand-new articles commissioned by The Jamestown Foundation and one highly... MORE