We thought we understood the black flags of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) which had become the latest symbol of crucifixions and beheadings of Christians and violence against all who are not willing to restore the Caliphate. With the recent bombings in Syria, we were suddenly greeted with yet another radical terrorist group. This time it was Khorasan.
We rushed to know this new group and to put faces to the organization. There are hundreds already on the list of organizations. There is Abdullah Azzam brigades, Abu Nidal Organization, Abu Sayyaf, Aden-Abyan Islamic Army, Akhil Bharat Nepali, Ekta Samaj, al-Aqsa Foundation, al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, Al-Badr, al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya, Al Ghurabaa, al-Haramain Foundation, Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya, Al-Mourabitoun, al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Al-Shabaab, Takfir wal-Hijra, Al-Umar-Mujahideen, All Tripura Tiger Force, Ansar al-Sharia (Libya), Ansar al-Sharia (Tunisi