Khorasan Group

Khorasan Group: Low Threat to the United States

Senior leadership losses, the limited recruitment of Western operatives, and increased involvement in the Syrian Civil War has diminished the Khorasan Group's ability to attack the United States. Since late 2014, the Khorasan Group—a network of senior al-Qa’ida extremists in Syria dedicated to planning operations against the United States—has not carried out any plots or attacks.