Militant Leadership Monitor – October 2021

The October 2021 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features a piece on the affirmed death of jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar and his legacy of spreading influence of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) throughout the Sahel; the leadership of Mullah Muhammad Hassan Akhund as the inaugurated Prime Minister of the Afghan Taliban’s interim government; the role of the Pakistani imam Moulana Abdul Aziz in supporting the Taliban’s Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan; and an overview of  revolutionary Turji Kachalla and his insurgent activity throughout northwest Nigeria.