Militant Leadership Monitor – May 2013 Issue
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 of Lebanese Salafi Ahmad al-Assir who is using the crisis in Syria to inspire jihad. Jacob Zenn provided a sketch of Boko Haram mastermind Mamman Nur, who may have returned to Cameroon in 2012. Dominic Kalms wrote an in-depth look at El Salvador’s M18 leader Carlos Ernesto Mojica Lechuga. Andrew McGregor provided the first part of a two-part profile of South Sudan’s insurgency leader David Yau Yau.