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Alexandra N. Gutowski

Senior Military Affairs Analyst

Biography:

Alexandra N. Gutowski is a research analyst at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, where she focuses on military affairs and is responsible for FDD’s Military Edge project and its website.  Alexandra was previously a counterterrorism analyst and Evans Hanson Fellow at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington, DC. She was Fulbright Scholar in the UK, where she received a masters’ degree from Durham University. She is also the recipient of scholarships to study Arabic language in Qatar, Jordan, and Oman. She received her B.A. in international relations from Pomona College in Claremont, California.

Alexandra N. Gutowski is a research analyst at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, where she focuses on military affairs and is responsible for FDD’s Military Edge project and its website.  Alexandra was previously a counterterrorism analyst and Evans Hanson Fellow at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington, DC. She was Fulbright Scholar in the UK, where she received a masters’ degree from Durham University. She is also the recipient of scholarships to study Arabic language in Qatar, Jordan, and Oman. She received her B.A. in international relations from Pomona College in Claremont, California.

17th November 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Details remain vague after four more US strikes against AQAP in Yemen

Alexandra N. Gutowski

US forces have conducted at least five more strikes against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in the last two months. CENTCOM has not release strike details for any strikes against AQAP in Yemen in 2017. more...

Analysis & Commentary

17th November 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Details remain vague after four more US strikes against AQAP in Yemen

Alexandra N. Gutowski

US forces have conducted at least five more strikes against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in the last two months. CENTCOM has not release strike details for any strikes against AQAP in Yemen in 2017. more...

15th November 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Coalition kills 2 Islamic State external operations commanders in Iraq and Syria

Bill Roggio, Alexandra N. Gutowski

Coalition forces killed 15 senior and mid-level Islamic State leaders and commanders, including two external operations planners, in a series of airstrikes that have taken place in eastern Syria and Western Iraq over the past two months. more...

15th November 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

November already AFRICOM’s most active month yet in Somalia

Bill Roggio, Alexandra N. Gutowski

Although the month of November is only halfway complete, it is already the most active month of the Somalia air campaign against Shabaab and the Islamic State since its inception. more...

14th November 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Map: US hits Islamic State in Yemen as jihadist attacks intensify in Aden

Bill Roggio, Alexandra N. Gutowski

The US has stepped up its air campaign on the Islamic State's network in Yemen as the group has intensified its attacks on Yemeni security forces in the alternate capital of Aden. more...