Briefs

Mahmood Barry: JNIM’s Video Monologue Militant in Mali

The Group for Supporters of Islam and Muslims (JNIM) has many different leaders among its ranks, ranging from its head, the Tuareg Iyad ag Ghaly, to the commander of JNIM’s “Macina Brigade,” the Fulani Hamadou Kouffa; recently, however, the group's most visible persona has become Mahmoud Barry (alias... MORE

AQAP’s Heru Sisanto: an Indonesian Jihadist in Yemen

Despite the geographic distance between Indonesia and Yemen and their disparate languages and cultures, the two countries also share a unique historical bond which extends well into the present day. Many Indonesians, for example, trace their ancestry to Yemen and specifically the Hadramawt region (arabnews.com,... MORE

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