1. al-Nasser Lideen Allah Abu Suleiman
Elected Minister of War in the Islamic State of Iraq in May of 2010, Suleiman has been called the “new leader of al Qaeda” for nearly a year. [Image via yalibnan.]
2. Ayman al-Zawahiri
Leader of Egyptian Islamic Jihad. Merged EIJ with al Qaeda in 1998. Regarded by some as “the real brains” within al Qaeda.[Image courtesy of Tio’s Blog.]
3. Saif al-Adel
Al Qaeda Security Chief, believed to reside in Iran.
4. Adnan Gulshair el Shukrijumah
An American-born school teacher who is today believed to be a high ranking member of al Qaeda.
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