Militant Leadership Monitor – May 2020

The May 2020 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features a brief on Mullah Yaqoob, the son of the Taliban founder who was recently promoted to the position of military chief of the Afghan militant group; an update of Tariq Saleh, Yemen’s wildcard general; a look at Sultan Aziz Azam, Islamic State – Khorasan’s spokesman and propaganda leader; an in-depth profile of Abdelhakim al-Sahrawi, a leader of Islamic State in Greater Sahara who is next in line to leadership of the affiliate; and an analysis of Aguila Saleh Issa al-Obeidi, speaker of the Tobruk-based Libyan House of Representatives.