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Militant Leadership Monitor – January 2021

The January 2021 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features a brief on Hamid al-Jazaeri, the recently arrested leader of Saraya al-Khorasani; a look into Naufar Moulavi, a leading figure behind the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka; an analysis of Maalim Ayman, the al-Shabaab leader leading a special unit of the terrorist organization operating in Kenya; a profile of Shaikh Abdul Rahim Muslim Dost, a founding figure of Islamic State’s Khurasan province; and an in-depth look at Saif al-Adl, the al-Qaeda leader likely to one day replace Zawahiri as commander of the organization.