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17th September 2017 – 60 Minutes Australia

60 Minutes Australia

Thomas Joscelyn

FDD's Thomas Joscelyn discusses ISIS and al-Qaeda. more...

11th September 2017 – WMAL

The Larry O’ Conner Show

Clifford D. May

Listen as Larry spoke with Cliff May, founder and President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, regarding his latest article, Another grim anniversary. more...

14th August 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellow and Long War Journal Editor Thomas Joscelyn joins the John Batchelor Show Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's threat to US and European rail systems. more...

12th June 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn

FDD Senior Fellows Bill Roggio and Thomas Joscelyn discuss al-Qaeda and its ideology. more...

13th March 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellow Thomas Joscelyn discusses al-Qaeda in the Arabian peninsula. more...

27th February 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Thomas Joscelyn, Bill Roggio

FDD senior fellow Thomas Joscelyn and Bill Roggio discusses the use of Ighimasi fighters by al-Qaeda and ISIS. more...

13th February 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio

FDD senior fellow Bill Roggio comments on al-Qaeda launching offensive in Syria. more...

10th October 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellow Thomas Joscelyn and Bill Roggio discuss the decline of IS suicide attacks, the Taliban's offensive and al Qaeda in Syria. more...

3rd October 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellow Thomas Joscelyn and Bill Roggio discuss the Taliban entering Kunduz, and the general territorial advancement of the Taliban and al-Qaeda. more...

12th September 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellow Thomas Joscelyn discusses al Qaeda 15 years after 9/11. more...

29th August 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellows Bill Roggio and Thomas Joscelyn discuss the anniversary of 9/11 and the current status of both al-Qaeda and the Taliban. more...

22nd August 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio

FDD senior fellow Bill Roggio discusses transitions within the Taliban Al Qaeda. more...

9th August 2016 – Syndicated

The Loopcast

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the recent developments of Jabhat al-Nusra (JN) to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS), its break from al-Qaeda (AQ), and what it all means. more...

25th July 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellow Thomas Joscelyn discusses the alleged Al Qaeda members in Iran. more...

18th July 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellows Bill Roggio and Thomas Joscelyn comment on the threat of Muqtada al Sadr. more...

2nd July 2016 – Fox News

America’s News HQ

Mark Dubowitz

Mark Dubowitz on the recent terror attacks, Islamist ideology, and playing defense through offense. more...

6th June 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellows Bill Roggio and Thomas Joscelyn discuss al-Qaeda, Yemen, Afghanistan, and ISIS. more...

2nd June 2016 – CCTV America

World Insight

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali. more...

24th May 2016 – Sirius XM Canada

The Arlene Bynon Show

Bill Roggio

FDD senior fellow Bill Roggio discusses the future of the Taliban and drone strike that killed Mullah Mansour in Pakistan. more...

24th May 2016 – Fox News

Special Report with Bret Baier

Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellow Thomas Joscelyn discusses the future of Guantanamo Bay, inmate recidivism, and why the Obama Administration is taking on the added risk of releasing prisoners. more...

Experts

Clifford D. May

Founder and President

Jonathan Schanzer

Senior Vice President

Reuel Marc Gerecht

Senior Fellow

cia, iran, iraq

Bill Roggio

Senior Fellow and Editor of FDD's Long War Journal

Thomas Joscelyn

Senior Fellow

Events

7th March 2017 - 11:59 AM

After the Islamic State: Consequences and Beneficiaries

On the heels of the Pentagon delivering its draft plan to destroy the Islamic State to the White House, an important question remains on who would benefit from such a defeat. How can the White House and Pentagon craft such a strategy without emboldening al-Qaeda? How will Iran and Syria be impacted by any denigration of IS control? Who fills the vacuum? How should the administration and others assess the situation?

27th February 2014 - 12:00 PM

Terrorism Finance in Turkey: A Growing Concern

A Conversation with John Cassara, Svante Cornell, Jonathan Schanzer, Tom Joscelyn, and John Hannah

Turkey has been rocked by a sweeping corruption scandal. Prime Minister Erdogan has responded by reassigning policemen and prosecutors, and clamping down on press freedom. While these actions have prompted only muted criticisms from the West, some of the cases raise troubling questions about terrorist activity in Turkey – including financial ties to Iran, Hamas, and even al-Qaeda figures. FDD has produced research recently on these issues. But many questions remain.