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Militant Leadership Monitor – October 2022

The October 2022 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor starts off with a brief on the Iranian generals and defense officials responsible for supplying drones to the Russian army to use against Ukraine. Afterward, it gives a profile of the Boko Haram conspirator and newspaper editor Tukur Mamu, who was recently arrested in Nigeria. Following this, the issue shifts to the Middle East, looking at the model for ISKP martyrdom at the moment — Abu Muhammad al-Tajiki. In this issue, there is also an analysis of the impact of the assassination of TTP commander Omar Khalid Khorasani on Pakistani-TTP affairs, and a speculative piece by Daniele Garofalo on who will succeed Ayman al-Zawahiri as the next leader of al-Qaeda.