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Global War on Terrorism

Is Libya the Next Stronghold of the Islamic State?

2nd March 2015 – Foreign Policy

Is Libya the Next Stronghold of the Islamic State?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The chaotic civil war is giving the caliphate a foothold in North Africa, and its enemies can’t figure out whether to kill the jihadists or use them for their own purposes. more...

Analysis & Commentary

18th April 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellows Bill Roggio and Thomas Joscelyn discuss the spring offensive in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. more...

18th April 2016 – Quoted by Lauren Carroll - Politifact

Who killed more terrorists, Obama or Bush? It depends

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Some critics of President Barack Obama take issue with what they see as a cold-hearted attitude toward the threat of terrorism. Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace brought up this criticism in an interview with Obama on April 10. more...

11th April 2016 – The Long War Journal

Senior Islamic State Khorasan leaders defect to Taliban

Bill Roggio

Several members of the Islamic State Khorasan Provinces’ “central council” as well as other senior and mid-level leaders based in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar have broken their oath to Abu Bakr al Baghdadi and have rejoined the Taliban. more...

6th April 2016 – Quoted by Cathy Burke - Newsmax

ISIS Planning ‘Kill Lists’ of Americans Overseas

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Islamic State jihadists are reportedly gleaning information from social media accounts to build "kill lists" of Americans overseas who can be stalked and targeted outside of a secure location. more...