Militant Leadership Monitor – January 2016 Issue

The January 2016 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor begins with briefs about Turkmen Iraqi leader, Arshad al-Salehi, and a Libyan military commander by the name of Salam Jadallah al-Ubaidi. The first profile in the issue describes the significance of Abu Wardah Santoso in the uptick of Islamic State violence in Southeast Asia. The next article is the first part of a three-part series on the most dangerous women in jihad, first detailing the life of Nada al-Qahtani, a Saudi source of influence in the Islamic State’s ranks. Finally, the issue closes with a profile of Bahraini cleric, Turki al-Bin’ali.