Militant Leadership Monitor – March 2021

The March 2021 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features a brief on the Taliban negotiator Mullah Sherin Akhund; a look at Mohamed Ahmed “Qahiye,” Islamic State’s Exiled Chieftain in Somalia now operating in Mozambique; a profile of Abu Yassir Hassan, the recently surfaced leader of Mozambique’s insurgency; a case study of Saddam al-Jamal, showing Islamic State’s methods of commandeering tribal networks in Syria; and an analysis on the recently sanctioned Houthi leaders Mansur al-Saadi and Ahmad al-Hamzi.