Inside The Wolf Unit of Jabhat al-Nusra aka Khorasan Group

Potential Strikes in The WestThe purpose of this article is not to cover how this Al Qaeda group was formed or provide a historical backdrop as to their relevance in the Salafist Jihadist macrocosm. It is far more important to look at how “the Wolf Unit” aka Khorasan Group could potentially strike a Western or European target by comparing the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) from other similar organizations under the Al Qaeda umbrella and “who” this new group falls under in terms of direct leadership.For More on SalafismAudio 7 October 2015. "The Khurasan Group: Myth and Reality."  Source Karl Morand, produced by Aaron Zelin.New Al Qaeda Unit in SyiraThere has been very little information released on the Wolf Unit (WU) by the US administration other than its two known leaders Mushin Al Fahdhli and Abu Yousuf Al-Turki were killed in airstrikes and Drone attacks that were surgical in nature. The focal point of the operation was Al Qaeda leadership who were…

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Odhinn Kohout

Odhinn Kohout teaches advanced close quarter combatives (CQC) to Military/Police personnel worldwide. He is also a Masters' Degree Candidate in Terrorism studies.