Militant Leadership Monitor – September 2021

The September 2021 issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features a brief on the Haqqani Network leader Sirajuddin Haqqani and his objectives regarding interactions with the Taliban and Pakistan’s intelligence agency; the evolution of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan as the insurgent group undergoes leadership change from Tahir Yuldashev to Usman Ghazi; the liberation of previously detained Pakistani Taliban leader Faqir Mohammad and the forthcoming implications pending for the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan; and the public declaration of the assassination of Indian Amir Shaikh Asim Umar by al-Qaeda.