The May 2015 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor begins with a brief on trans-Saharan jihadist Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi, who recently switched allegiance from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State, by Nicholas Heras. He follows with another on Abu Humam, who leads one of the local jihadist groups to... MORE
In the June issue of MLM Nicholas A. Heras provides two briefs, one concerning a leadership dispute within the Syrian-back Abu al-Fadhal al-Abbas Brigade to Defend the Holy Shrine of Sayida Zeinab and a second brief about a ceasefire negotiated between MNLA leader Bilal ag... MORE
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 month's issue of Militant Leadership Monitor, Jamestown analysts have written about militant and criminal underworld figures across the globe. In light of the rising tension between Lebanese Sunnis and Shiites that is being expressed in Syria, Murad Batal al-Shishani drew up a portrait... MORE