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.
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 Special Report “Pakistan’s Tribal Militants: Profiles from the Pashtun and Baloch Insurgencies,” we examine some of Pakistan’s tribal militant leaders in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) as well as the tribal insurgency in Pakistan’s south,... MORE
The October Issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features two briefs by Nicholas A. Heras. The first focuses on Ugandan militant Salafist leader Jamil Mukuli who has been accused of complicity in the attack on Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. The second brief concerns Shaykh... MORE
The May 2015 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor begins with a brief on trans-Saharan jihadist Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi, who recently switched allegiance from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State, by Nicholas Heras. He follows with another on Abu Humam, who leads one of the local jihadist groups to... MORE