Over the years, terrorist organizations have established various networks across the world and have inspired new ideas causing a rise in terrorist activities. This research examines the comparison of terrorist groups in Nigeria and Syria. The research focuses on different attack types and weapon types these terrorist groups utilize in different parts of their region. The fundamental question is: are the attack types in Nigeria by the Boko Haram group different from the ISIS group? This paper sets out to analyze the similarities and differences between these groups. The conclusion suggests measures the United States can adopt to restrict the activities of these terrorist groups.