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The Manchester Attack Shows How Terrorists Learn

23rd May 2017 – The Atlantic

The Manchester Attack Shows How Terrorists Learn

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Yesterday’s terrorist attack that struck at the end of an Ariana Grande concert in Britain’s Manchester Arena—leaving 22 people dead and 59 injured, by the latest count—feels perhaps even more callous and personal than other such recent atrocities. As The New York Times noted, the target was “a concert spilling over with girls in their teens or younger, with their lives ahead of them, out for a fun night.” more...

Analysis & Commentary

26th May 2017 – Quoted by Zack Beauchamp - Vox

What if it happened here?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In the final years of the Obama administration, the president and his top advisers worried constantly about the growing threat ISIS posed to the United States. more...

25th May 2017 – CNN

CNN Newsroom

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the attack in Manchester. more...

25th May 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Analysis: UK investigating possible ‘network’ behind Manchester attack

Thomas Joscelyn

The investigation into the Manchester Arena bombing quickly turned to the possibility that the bomber, 22-year-old Salman Abedi, had accomplices. “I think it’s very clear that this is a network that we are investigating,” Chief Constable Ian Hopkins of the Manchester Police told reporters yesterday. more...

25th May 2017 – Quoted by Alex Ward - Vox

UK to US: we don’t trust you with Manchester attack information

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Manchester attack on Monday at an Ariana Grande concert, which killed 22 people and injured 59 others, has dealt a serious new blow to America’s intelligence-sharing agreement with Britain — a relationship vital to both countries’ efforts to prevent terror attacks. more...