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Militant Leadership Monitor – January 2020

The January 2020 issue features a brief on Salah Gosh, the former National Intelligence and Security Service director of Sudan who recently led a mutiny against the new government in Khartoum; a look at Abdullahi Banati, the al-Shabaab member terrorizing Kenyan security forces on the Somali border; an examination of Mukaram Khan, the leader of Hizb-ul Ahrar, the latest security challenge in Pakistan; an in-depth analysis of Qais al-Khazali, the leader of the militia Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq, who is threatening American interests in Iraq following the death of PMU leader Mahdi al-Muhandis; and a profile on Esmail Ghaani, the new leader of the Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp.