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7th April 2014 – Quoted by M.L. Nestel and Ryan Walsh, Vocativ

The Mysterious “Second Shooter” at Fort Hood

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Last Wednesday, at about 4 p.m. EST, as first word of the shootings at Fort Hood quickly spread, a number of reports, official and unofficial... more...

26th March 2014 – The Blaze

Real News

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD's Daveed Gartenstein-Ross joins a discussion on the threat of jihadist and al Qaeda fighters in Syria returning to their home countries and carrying out attacks. more...

25th March 2014 – Quoted by Adam Serwer, MSNBC

Accused Student Terrorist was a Social Media Oversharer

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Aspiring terrorists in the United States should probably avoid expressing their ambitions on Instagram. Twenty-year-old California community college student Nicholas Teausant... more...

21st March 2014 – Foreign Policy

The Lies American Jihadists Tell Themselves

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Just three days before Nicholas Teausant tried to leave the United States -- allegedly bound for Syria, where the 20-year-old American planned to join one of the... more...

19th March 2014 – The Long War Journal

‘American’ Jihadist in Syria Pictured with Dangerous ISIS Commanders

Bill Roggio

An American who previously explained his defection from the Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham, or ISIS, is seen... more...

10th February 2014 – Quoted by Jamie Dettmer, The Daily Beast

British Jihadists Torture Syrian Rebel

Jonathan Schanzer

The biggest looming security threat for many Western countries, including the United States, will come from hundreds of jihadists returning home after cutting... more...

10th February 2014 – Quoted by Ken Dilanian, Los Angeles Times

Obama Administration Mulls Lethal Strike on American in Pakistan

Bill Roggio

The Obama administration is considering authorizing the CIA or the military to kill an American citizen hiding in Pakistan who allegedly has helped Al Qaeda militants... more...

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...

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