Militant Leadership Monitor – November 2020

The November 2020 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features a brief on Radullan Sahiron, the Abu Sayyaf leader who is growing closer to Islamic State; a look into Shaykh Abukar Ali Adan, the new leader of al-Shabaab; a profile of Mawlawi Abdul Hakim, the Taliban’s chief negotiator at the intra-Afghan negotiations; a post-mortem analysis of Ba Ag Moussa, the recently killed deputy leader of JNIM; and a in-depth look at the state of leadership of al-Qaeda following the closely timed deaths of several of the group’s central commanders.