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1st February 2014 – National Post

Why Alleged Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, If Convicted, Deserves to Die

Jonathan Kay

It began as an action movie, transformed into a slasher flick, and ended as a courtroom procedural. The criminal protagonists were despicable — though not... more...

16th January 2014 – Fox News

The Kelly File

FDD's Joel Mowbray debates the Department of Justice decision to ban FBI agents from using religion and national origin in counterterrorism probes. more...

23rd December 2013 – Jihadology

Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad (Carlos Bledsoe): A Case Study in Lone Wolf Terrorism

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

June 1, 2009 was a Monday. Shortly after 10:00 a.m., Private William Long, 24, and Private Quinton Ezeagwula, 18, stood outside the joint Army-Navy... more...

16th December 2013 – War on the Rocks

Is the Terrorist Threat Declining? The Use and Abuse of Statistics

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Earlier this month, terrorism analyst Peter Bergen wrote at CNN that the declining number of jihadists indicted in the United States demonstrates that the... more...

13th December 2013 – The Long War Journal

Kansas Bomb Plot Suspect Says bin Laden and Awlaki are Inspirations

US authorities today announced the arrest of Terry Lee Loewen, 58, of Wichita, Kan. Loewen had attempted to detonate a car bomb at Wichita Mid-Continent... more...

27th September 2013 – CNN

Al-Shabaab’s American Ambitions

Kenya’s Foreign Ministry has claimed at least two al-Shabaab terrorists involved in the Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi last week were Americans. This is neither new nor surprising... more...

23rd September 2013 – WUSA 9 - Washington, DC

Homegrown Terrorists: How al-Shabaab is Recruiting the Male Teen Next Door

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

They are living among us. Young American men are being recruited into a gory life of violence and bloodshed by the terror group claiming to be responsible... more...

15th August 2013 – Scripps Howard News Service

Major Hasan’s ‘Martyrdom’

Clifford D. May

At Fort Hood, Texas, on November 5, 2009, 13 American military men and women were killed and more than 30 wounded by a man who proudly... more...

12th August 2013 – KTLK - Minneapolis/St. Paul

Up and At ‘Em in the Morning

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Shabaab recruiting video aimed at youth in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. more...

8th August 2013 – National Review Online

Ideology Matters: Time to Call the Fort Hood Attack Terrorism

Benjamin Weinthal

Staff Sergeant Alonzo Lunsford told prosecutors this week that Major Nidal Hasan shouted “Allahu Akbar” before he opened fire on military personnel... more...

1st August 2013 – Fox News

Special Report

Thomas Joscelyn

FDD's Tom Joscelyn analyzes recently revealed letters from the Fort Hood shooter. more...

1st August 2013 – Quoted by Catherine Herridge, Pamela Browne, Fox News

Hasan Sends Writings to Fox News Ahead of Fort Hood Shooting Trial

Thomas Joscelyn

On the eve of his military trial, accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan released seven pages of handwritten and typed documents to Fox News... more...

23rd July 2013 – The Long War Journal

American Passport Found At al Qaeda Base in Northern Syria

Bill Roggio

A passport said to belong to an American citizen was found among a number of identification documents belonging to foreign fighters who have been waging... more...

7th July 2013 – The Long War Journal

Canadian Terror Suspect: ‘I Wish I Was With the Mujahideen’

On July 2, Canadian authorities announced the arrest of two Canadian-born citizens in a terror plot involving pressure cooker bombs. The two suspects, who were... more...

2nd July 2013 – The Long War Journal

2 Arrested in Canadian Terror Plot ‘Inspired by al Qaeda Ideology’

Today the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced the arrest of two Canadian-born citizens, John Stuart Nuttall and Amanda Marie Korody... more...

22nd May 2013 – The Long War Journal

American Killed in US Drone Strike, US Attorney General Says

Bill Roggio

US Attorney General Eric Holder said today that four Americans, including Jude Mohammed, who was rumored to have been killed in a drone strike two years ago, have died... more...

13th May 2013 – The Weekly Standard

Self-Radicalization Chic

Michael Ledeen

The president has described the Boston terrorists as “self-radicalized,” and his voice is but one in a great chorus insisting that we face a major threat from Americans gone bad... more...

26th April 2013 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s failure to recognize political Islam as a driver of jihadist terrorism. more...

26th April 2013 – Quoted by Jennifer Pagliaro, Andrew Livingstone, Wendy Gillis and Michelle Shephard, The Star

Smaller-Scale, Locally Conceived Attacks May be the Future of Terrorism

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

From his hideout in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden detailed what he hoped would become of the group he created and chastised those who had veered off course. more...

25th April 2013 –


Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD's Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Adam Serwer (Mother Jones) explore whether it's too early to decisively determine motive in the Boston bombings. They debate whether "religion"... more...


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