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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 – 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...

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...

15th July 2016 – Quoted by Rukmini Callimachi - The New York Times

In Truck Attack in Nice, Mainstay of Commerce Reinvented as Tool of Death

Thomas Joscelyn

More than five years ago, Al Qaeda called on its followers to use cars as tools of terror. Soon after, the terrorist group that had brought down the twin towers scrapped the idea, feeling that the tactic was too indiscriminate, too likely to kill Muslims. more...

15th July 2016 – Quoted by Eli Lake - Bloomberg

Learning to Live With Islamic Terrorism, in France and Beyond

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

After the horror at Nice, perhaps the most depressing comment came from France's prime minister. Calling for unity in the face of terror, Manuel Valls observed: "Times have changed, and we should learn to live with terrorism. We have to show solidarity and collective calm." more...

24th August 2015 – Quoted by Katie Zavadski - The Daily Beast

Judge Orders ISIS Recruit to Rehab, Not Jail

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

An American citizen who pleaded guilty to supporting ISIS was ordered by a federal judge to leave jail—and go to a halfway home instead. That rehab center was run by a group that had no prior experience with would-be Islamic terrorists, The Daily Beast has learned. more...

20th July 2015 – Quoted by Justin Salhani - Think Progress

Lawmakers Pin Blame For Chattanooga Shooting On ISIS, But Evidence Is Lacking

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The recent murder of five American service members in Chattanooga, Tennessee has been dubbed an “ISIS-inspired attack” by the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee. Investigators are hard at work examining the shooter’s personal property and looking into recent travels to the Middle East to see if they can find a connection to the radical Islamist group. more...

10th May 2015 – Quoted by Jim Warren - The New York Daily News

The Tweet, Mightier Than the Sword? Cory Booker Seems to Think So

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The war against ISIS has sunk this far: The Obama administration’s anti-terror propaganda is castigated as both critical and woeful by Sen. Cory Booker (D-Twitter). more...

8th May 2015 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

US Lawmakers Worry Over IS Social Media Success

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Setbacks on the battlefield seem to be doing little to dent the success the Islamic State is having in the world of social media, U.S. officials say. more...

7th May 2015 – Quoted by Scott Thurman - FOX 11

Social Media and Terrorism

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

As powerful as the weapons themselves: terrorist tweets, Facebook pages & YouTube videos. And the U.S., hardly getting the same traction with it’s online messaging, meant to counter. more...

6th May 2015 – KPLC 7

Gunman Contacted ISIS Recruiter Before Texas Attack

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Federal investigators say one of the gunman who opened fire on a police officer in Texas had been in contact with at least two known ISIS sympathizers. more...

6th May 2015 – Quoted by Armin Rosen - Business Insider

A Mysterious American ISIS Recruiter May Have Played a Role in the Texas Attack

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

One of the gunmen in the attack on a Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas on May 4th had interacted online with a jihadist recruiter well known to US authorities. more...

5th May 2015 – Quoted by Alexander Smith - NBC News

How ISIS Capitalizes on Lone Wolves to Spread Terror ‘At No Cost’

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

ISIS' claim of responsibility for the shooting in Garland, Texas, was proof of its effectiveness at capitalizing on so-called lone wolf attacks — even when it has no hand in planning or paying for them, experts said Tuesday. more...

5th May 2015 – Quoted by John Hall and Robert Verkaik - The Daily Mail

Revealed: The British Jihadi Fighting for ISIS in Syria Who ‘Helped’ Texas Muhammed Cartoon Gunmen

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The two gunmen who carried out ISIS' first terror attack on American soil are feared to have been helped by a Syria-based British jihadi who was once jailed for stealing Tony Blair's personal details. more...

4th May 2015 – Quoted by Daniel Bates - The Scotsman

Gunmen Killed After Texas Prophet Mohammed Contest

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Two gunmen linked to Islamic State have been shot dead after they tried to storm a provocative event in the United States that featured a competition to draw the Prophet Muhammad. more...

31st October 2014 – Quoted by Tim Mak - The Daily Beast

ISIS Fliers on a Marine Corps Base?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Somebody scattered some leaflets with an ISIS flag through the town of Quantico. Odds are it’s a hoax. But base officials are still taking them “seriously.” more...

24th October 2014 – Quoted by Tom Blackwell - National Post

Canada Should Give Police More Power to Arrest Would-Be Terrorists Before They Attack, Experts Say

Sheryl Saperia

For 10 years in the wake of 9/11, Canada has gradually built a broad counter-terrorism strategy, including some decidedly controversial measures. more...

4th September 2014 – Quoted by Kristine Frazao - SBG

Security Experts Warn About Possible ISIS Targets in US

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

President Obama has been meeting with his security team about the capabilities of the Islamic State and what the group may be planning next. more...

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...


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