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3rd May 2018 – Defense One

Terrorists Are Going to Use Artificial Intelligence

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

There is a general tendency among counterterrorism analysts to understate rather than hyperbolize terrorists’ technological adaptations. In 2011 and 2012, most believed that the “Arab Spring” revolutions would marginalize jihadist movements. more...

6th April 2018 – The Weekly Standard

Trump and Syria

Thomas Joscelyn

The White House declared on April 4 that the "military mission to eradicate ISIS in Syria is coming to a rapid end, with ISIS being almost completely destroyed." While the United States is "committed to eliminating the small ISIS presence in Syria that our forces have not already eradicated," the Trump administration already has an eye on "future plans," which will rely heavily on other countries "to work toward peace and ensure that ISIS never reemerges." more...

23rd March 2018 – FDD's Long War Journal

Islamic State claims its ‘soldier’ took hostages in southern France

Thomas Joscelyn

French authorities ended a hostage crisis earlier today after an armed man assaulted a supermarket in Trèbes. The man reportedly killed at least three people, including a passenger in a car he attempted to hijack and two others in the market. The Islamic State (ISIS) claims the perpetrator is its "soldier." ISIS has been tied to a series of plots in France since 2014. more...

18th December 2017 – Quoted by Robert Valencia - Newsweek

Hezbollah Smuggled Tons of Cocaine into the US During Obama Administration, Report Reveals

The Islamist militant group Hezbollah exploded into a major cocaine trafficker for the United States over the past decade—and it happened under former President Barack Obama's watch to help score a nuclear deal with Iran, a report revealed Monday. more...

18th August 2017 – Quoted by German Lopez - Vox

The radicalization of white Americans

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

We need to talk about homegrown extremism too. more...

17th August 2017 – CGTN

The Heat

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies discuss the latest news on the Barcelona terror attack on The Heat. more...

17th August 2017 – Quoted by Alan Gomez - USA Today

Barcelona attack latest in disturbing terror vehicle trend

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

If vehicle terror attacks in Spain that killed 14 and injured at least 100 sounds familiar, that's because they follow a disturbing trend of terrorism that requires little organization, manpower or technological know-how. more...

17th August 2017 – BBC

BBC World

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD Senior VP Jonathan Schanzer joins a conversation on the Barcelona attack on BBC World. more...

17th August 2017 – BBC

BBC World

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD Senior VP Jonathan Schanzer discusses the Barcelona attack on BBC World. more...

9th August 2017 – Newsmax TV

The Brett Winterble Show (TV)

Bill Roggio

FDD senior fellow and Long War Journal editor Bill Roggio joins the Brett Winterble Show to talk about the attack in France. more...

2nd August 2017 – The Washington Times

Preaching violence from the pulpit

Clifford D. May

California imam’s hate speech and incitement attract remarkably little mainstream media attention. more...

6th July 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Ohio man pleads guilty to terror charges after attempting to join ISIS in Libya

Thomas Joscelyn

The Department of Justice announced today that Aaron Travis Daniels pleaded guilty terror-related charges after trying to join the Islamic State in Libya last November. more...

23rd May 2017 – Quoted by Mitch Prothero, Nancy A Yousseff, and James Ball - Buzzfeed News

US Officials Keep Talking About the Manchester Attack and It’s Freaking Out European Allies

Thomas Joscelyn

UK and European intelligence officials are expressing concern over the fact that much of the information that emerged in the wake of the Manchester bombing has been sourced back to US officials. more...

21st April 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Senior Fellow Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi discusses the recent Paris attack. more...

20th April 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Champs-Élysées attacker an Islamic State ‘fighter,’ group claims

Thomas Joscelyn

The Islamic State’s Amaq News Agency quickly claimed responsibility for a shooting in the Champs-Élysées shopping area of Paris, France earlier today. At least one policeman was killed and two others injured during the attack. more...

20th April 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Ohio man pleads guilty to terror charges after posting Islamic State hit list

Thomas Joscelyn

Terrence McNeil, a 24 year-old man from Akron, Ohio, pleaded guilty to terror-related charges yesterday after authorities alleged that he posted an Islamic State hit list online. Prosecutors did not charge McNeil with plotting to commit an attack himself. Instead, he pleaded guilty to soliciting the murder of American military personnel. more...

5th April 2017 – The Washington Times

Letting freedom fade

Clifford D. May

Whatever happened to Charlie Hebdo? For years, the French satirical magazine threw spit balls at polite society. Its writers and cartoonists particularly delighted in ridiculing religions and pieties. Some people found that amusing and thought-provoking. Others were appalled and offended. Such is life in a free country. more...

29th March 2017 – The Washington Times

A bloody day in London town

Clifford D. May

“The Kafir’s Blood Is Halal For You, So Shed it.” That’s just one of the catchier headlines in a recent issue of Rumiyah, a slick online magazine published by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL. more...

10th November 2016 – War on the Rocks

How Will Jihadist Strategy Evolve as the Islamic State Declines?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Jihadist strategy has always been dynamic and opportunistic. Militant groups, which are typically outgunned and outspent by their state opponents, have long sought to exploit both adversaries’ errors and also changes in the operating environment. more...

7th September 2016 – The Washington Times

How the world has changed since 9/11

Clifford D. May

The 15th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 should be a time for mourning, commemoration, reflection — and strategic planning. more...

Experts
Events

2nd April 2012 - 4:30 AM

Jonathan Kay Joins Debate on 9/11 Theories

9/11 False Flags, and Black Ops:  An Evening of Debate

International Spy Museum 

Washington, DC

21st March 2012 - 10:30 PM

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

Homegrown Threats and Radicalization

American Bar Association, Washington, DC