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Boko Haram. Leadership and Leadership Structure. Muhammad Yusuf. Founder and spiritual leader Hierarchical leadership structure Commander-in-chief Two deputy commanders Abubakar Shekau Mamman Nur * Regional commanders (state & local) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Leadership of Boko Haram By: Ally Geary

  • Issue One: Relatively New Organization Already on Their Second LeaderOriginally considered a stable group Once original leader died became unstable Abubukar Shekau is the current leader Recent attacks from the group have been more violent since his claim of taking control

  • Issue Two: Operates as a Network Network is believed to be expanded outside of Nigeria border Believe to have different cells located in countries surrounding Nigeria New technology and money sources State within the state

  • Issue Three: Analysts are Still Trying to Figure It All Out Lack of clear structure and chain of commandDiffused Separate Departments?Leadership over cells?

  • Summary Expansion of network and leadership is becoming a rising threat Possibly involved with other terrorist organizations New developments of Boko Harams leadership as the group continues to attack in NigeriaPotential centralized organization?