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Terrorists, Insurgents, Something Else? Clarifying and Classifying the “Generational Challenge”

15th January 2017 – Lawfare

Terrorists, Insurgents, Something Else? Clarifying and Classifying the “Generational Challenge”

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Trump administration’s appointments have signaled that it will continue to prioritize the fight against jihadist violent non-state actors (VNSAs)—a broad term that we find far more useful than an exclusive focus on terrorist groups, but a term in desperate need of clarification. In this article we provide a taxonomy of VNSAs that can be used to produce more rigorous discussion of them. more...

Analysis & Commentary

17th January 2017 – NewsTalk AM 1130

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses his most recent piece in Lawfare, NYE attacker arrested and FBI arresting wife of Omar Mateen. more...

15th January 2017 – Lawfare

Terrorists, Insurgents, Something Else? Clarifying and Classifying the “Generational Challenge”

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Trump administration’s appointments have signaled that it will continue to prioritize the fight against jihadist violent non-state actors (VNSAs)—a broad term that we find far more useful than an exclusive focus on terrorist groups, but a term in desperate need of clarification. In this article we provide a taxonomy of VNSAs that can be used to produce more rigorous discussion of them. more...

12th January 2017 – GraceNetRadio.com

Vocal Point

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses "is terrorism going high tech?" more...

3rd January 2017 – Fox News

Happening Now

Thomas Joscelyn

Tom Joscelyn discusses the fallout from the customs outage, terror attack in Turkey more...