This issue of Militant Leadership Monitor includes profiles of Pakistan’s Most Wanted Adnan Rasheed, Laskhar-e-Jhangvi founder Malik Muhammad Ishaq, Lashkar-e-Taiba’s Abdul Rahman Makki, and al-Shabaab’s Abu Mansoor al-Amriki.
The November Issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features two briefs by Nicholas A. Heras. The first focuses on the recent announcement of the formation of al-Jabhat al-Islamiya (Islamic Front), a coalition of seven powerful opposition groups in Syria, with a look at one of its... 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
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
In this Quarterly Special Report (QSR) on the rise of al-Shabaab, we focus on the various militants who are guiding al-Shabaab, an al-Qaeda-aligned militant organization that aims to impose Shari’a in Somalia. The group began as a radical youth wing of Somalia’s Islamic Courts Union... MORE