Jihadology Podcast: The Khurasan Group: Myth and Reality

By Aaron Y. Zelin
Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 10:13 AM

Thomas Joscelyn comes on the show to talk about the so-called "Khurasan group." Some of the topics covered include:

  • Why the group came into being and when its members arrived in Syria
  • Who are the key players and what are their backgrounds
  • What they’ve been up to in Syria and how they relate to Jabhat al-Nusra
  • What this group of individuals can tell us about al-Qaeda’s strategy


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