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Events and Appearances - Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

March 2017

After the Islamic State: Consequences and Beneficiaries

7th March 2017 - 11:59 AM

On the heels of the Pentagon delivering its draft plan to destroy the Islamic State to the White House, an important question remains on who would benefit from such a defeat. How can the White House and Pentagon craft such a strategy without emboldening al-Qaeda? How will Iran and Syria be impacted by any denigration of IS control? Who fills the vacuum? How should the administration and others assess the situation?

March 2016

Global Cyber-Vulnerabilities: Threats, Challenges, and Opportunities

9th March 2016 - 9:13 AM

New cyber-attacks and cyber threats surface every day. Some countries are better prepared than others in defeating them. Which nations are most secure? Which have the greatest vulnerabilities? And which states and non-state actors pose the greatest cyber threats?

September 2014

Pakistan: Protests and Policy

19th September 2014 - 11:45 AM

Since the founding of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in 1947, the state has been dominated by its army. Locked in a rivalry with India, the army has initiated three wars over the disputed territory of Kashmir. Today nuclear-armed, the Pakistani army continues to prosecute dangerous policies though violent non-state actors. Meanwhile, Pakistan is mired in a domestic political crisis, with protestors calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Threats of violence are raising the chances of yet another military intervention to control the affairs of the state.

July 2014

Keeping Our Friends Close and Our Frenemies Closer?

11th July 2014 - 9:30 AM

A Conversation with Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Brian Katulis, and Jonathan Schanzer
Moderated by John Hannah

A growing number of countries have adopted policies that make them allies, adversaries and enemies of the United States– simultaneously. Complex alliances are nothing new, but American alliances in the Muslim world have recently become far more complex than in years past. Why has the “AAE phenomenon” arisen, and what should be the implications for U.S. foreign and national security policy?

February 2014

Understanding al Qaeda and its Affiliates: A Global Threat or JV Squad?

5th February 2014 - 12:00 PM

A Conversation with Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Bruce Hoffman, Thomas Joscelyn and Jonathan Schanzer

Speaking about organizations claiming allegiance to al Qaeda, President Barack Obama stated that "if a JV team puts on Lakers uniforms that doesn't make them Kobe Bryant." The president’s remarks have sparked yet another debate about whether al Qaeda is weakened, whether it is resurgent, or whether it was ever weakened in the first place.  Has the Arab Spring spawned a surge in jihadism? Are these organizations taking advantage of the new environment in the region, or is the expansion of jihadist groups largely independent of the revolutions? How well is Washington’s current approach to al Qaeda working? If the group is growing despite U.S. efforts, how do we put our policies on the right track?

December 2013

Terrorist, Regime and Western Media

11th December 2013 - 9:00 AM

The War of Ideas in the Disinformation Age

The Newseum, Washington, DC


February 2013

Policy Under Fire: How Should the US Handle the Non-Criminal Detention of Violent Non-State Actors?

22nd February 2013 - 9:30 AM

A Conversation with Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Dawit Giorgis, Raha Wala and Ben Wittes

Militant fighters have been captured during the war in Mali. This raises questions about whether the American and European positions on preventive detention rest on shaky foundations. Does the fact that Western nations don't do preventive detentions in some way encourage killing rather than capturing enemy forces?

January 2013

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross Joins Conversation on Mali

30th January 2013 - 3:59 PM

Foreign Policy and the Pulitzer Center present a conversation with Peter Chilson, author of We Never Knew Exactly Where: Dispatches From the Lost Country of Mali, a masterful blend of reportage and history from one of the world's newest front lines in the war on terror -- the endangered African country of Mali.

March 2012

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross to Speak at Wake Forest University

23rd March 2012 - 7:00 PM

Writing a Dangerous World

Winston-Salem, NC

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross Participates in the 7th Annual Homeland Security Law Institute

21st March 2012 - 10:30 PM

Homegrown Threats and Radicalization

American Bar Association, Washington, DC

December 2011

Ungoverned Spaces: The Struggle for Somalia

1st December 2011 - 7:30 PM

This discussion will examine what the U.S. and its allies are doing on the ground in Somalia, and -- significantly -- will examine the increasing linkages between security and humanitarian issues in the Horn of Africa. Can the U.S. and others prevent the problems of Somalia from spilling over its borders?

September 2011

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross to Join Panel on the Future of Terrorism

7th September 2011 - 8:00 PM to 7th September 2011 - 9:00 PM

The Heritage Foundation presents:
The Future of Terrorism: Combating the Next Wave

Thursday, Sep 08, 2011
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lehrman Auditorium

August 2011

Gartenstein-Ross to Deliver Speech at the University of Southern California

3rd August 2011 - 10:00 PM

On August 4, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, the Director of FDD's Center for the Study of Terrorist Radicalization, will be featured in the Distinguished Speaker Series of the University of Southern California's National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE).